Data, Research, Exploration, Access, Methods.

We support data-intensive research, experimentation and learning with new technologies, and access to advanced computational methods for students, faculty, and staff across the campus. Data, research, exploration, accessibility, and methodological rigor are the foundations of everything we do. Learn more about our name and mission

Summer, 2024


We can help you find data in the Library's collections, choose an appropriate toolset, or get you started using a wide variety of data analysis tools, including R and Python. You can request a remote or in-person consultation by emailing

Virtual Machines and Remote Software Access

We offer remote access to specialized software on Azure Labs virtual machines

Analytical Software & Tools


We offer custom-designed workshops for selected courses and tools, as well as a variety of Software and Data Carpentry Workshops. View our public events schedule and Google calendar

The DREAM Lab helps organize the UCSB Carpentry Community.


The DREAM Lab is the Library's main point of access to Datasets, including geospatial data, tabular data, and a slew of other specialized resourcesNEW! Planet Labs daily satellite imagery

Check out the Research Computing and Data website for information about campus-wide resources​

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