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- 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.
Get Started with Research at the Services Desk
- Stop by the Services Desk in the Library Paseo for research help.
Schedule a Research Consultation Appointment
- Schedule an Appointment with a Librarian
- UCSB students, faculty, and staff may schedule an appointment with a librarian for assistance with their research needs.
- Available: Monday-Friday, 9:00am - 5:00pm.
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- We will respond within 1 business day.
Contact A Subject Librarian
- Subject Librarians
- Every academic department is assigned a subject librarian who specializes in that area. Find contact information for the subject librarian in the area you are conducting research and contact them directly.
Call a Service Desk
- Library Information: (805) 893-2478
- Art & Architecture: (805) 893-2850
- Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory: (805) 893-8946
- Music Library: (805) 893-2641
- Special Research Collections: (805) 893-3062
View a Research Guide
- Research and Course Guides are available to help you get started with your research.