About the Collection

The Curriculum Resources Collection (CRC) is located on the 2nd floor (Ocean Side) of the UCSB Library.  It is a resource collection of instructional materials for grades K-12.  While it is designed primarily to serve student teachers in the UCSB Teacher Education Program, the collection is open to all library users.

Types of Materials

Curriculum Resources Collection

  • Includes children's literature, nonfiction, and teaching resources such as curriculum guides and activity books.

Juvenile Media Collection

  • Located on the 2nd floor (Oceanside) at the end of the main library Media Collection.

Learning Resource Display Center (LRDC), Room 2589

  • One of 25 display centers in California for state-adopted textbooks and instructional materials (grades K-8).

  • Also includes math and science Manipulatives, Media Kits and Big Books.

ERIC Database and Document Collection

  • Index of curriculum guides, lesson plans, research reports, conference papers, journal articles, publications of educational associations, and other research and instructional materials.

 

Seating Areas

  • Computing 
    • There are three public computers in the Curriculum Resources Collection area
  • Study Tables

    • There are tables located throughout Curriculum Resources Collection