The library offers credit-bearing classes designed to help you become familiar with the library's resources

Introduction to Library Research (INT 1)

INT 1 is a one-unit, pass/no pass course designed to teach the nature of information and the role of the library in the research process. Class work emphasizes critical thinking, finding and evaluating information, and hands-on exploration of databases, article indexes, and internet resources. Classes meet once per week.

Advanced Library Research (INT 100)

Each of our advanced INT100 classes covers a specific subject. These 2-unit courses are open to upper division undergraduates and graduate students.  Content focuses on advanced research in a specific field of study.

  • Chican@ Studies, Latin American and Iberian Studies (INT100LA):  Spring Quarter
  • Religious Studies (INT100RS):  Fall Quarter

Chemical Literature (CHEM 184/284)

Designed for upper-level undergraduates and graduate students, this class includes lectures and exercises on chemistry-related literature and other information resources.

  • Offered each year during Winter Quarter
    • Tuesdays & Thursdays, 2:00-2:50 pm (UCSB Library, Rm. 1575)
  • Course syllabus in GauchoSpace

Music Bibliography and Research Techniques (MUS200A)

This 4-unit course primarily is intended for graduate students in music.  The course offers a survey of music bibliography and research methods.

  • Offered each year during Fall Quarter
  • Course syllabus in GauchoSpace