Chat Online with a Librarian
- Use the widget at left to submit your question.
- This is a cooperative service; you may be chatting with a librarian from another academic library.
- Available: 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.
Drop-in Research Assistance at the Reference Desk
- Stop by the Reference Desk in the Library Paseo for assistance with finding books and articles for research assignments. We can also help with citing sources and other research needs.
- Librarians are available:
- Mondays-Thursdays 10:00am - 5:00pm
- Fridays 10:00am - 4:00pm.
Schedule a Research Consultation Appointment
- Schedule an Appointment
- UCSB students, faculty, and staff may schedule an appointment with a subject librarian for assistance with their research needs.
- Available: Monday-Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm.
Email a Librarian
- Submit Your Question
- We will respond within 1 business day.
Call a Service Desk
- Information Desk: (805) 893-2478
- Reference Desk: (805) 893-3133
- Art & Architecture Desk: (805) 893-2850
- Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory: (805) 893-8946
- Music Library: (805) 893-2641
- Special Research Collections Desk: (805) 893-3062
View a Research Guide
- Research and Course Guides are available to help you get started with your research.