​♦ If you are studying or working remotely, or if you have special needs of any sort, please reach out to the Music Library staff (email: library-music@ucsb.edu or phone: (805) 893-2641) for further assistance.

  • Most Music Library books, scores, and periodicals are available in open stacks and can be checked out at the Music Service Desk.
  • You must have a UCSB Access card or government-issued photo ID, plus a UCSB Library account (obtainable at the Main Library Services Desk) to check out materials and to use in-library and restricted materials.

♦ The following materials and circulation services are available through the Music Service Desk:

Material Type Loan period
Most books and scores Regular loan

(varies by patron category)

Most Journals, serials, periodicals Limited loan

(varies by patron category)

Music Cage (restricted-use) and non-circulating

books, serials, and scores

in-library use only (same-day) OR

special loan (see below)

Course Reserve materials for Music classes Limited loan OR in-library use

(varies by instructor)

Special loans of Music Library materials varies by permission

(see Music Librarian)

Same-day loans of Music Library materials

* current quarter's instructors only

* in-class use only

same-day loan
Audio recordings (vinyl albums (LPs) and CDs)  in-library use only (same-day)
Music Library video recordings 7-day loan
Listening rooms and video rooms keys  in-library use only (same-day)
Stereo headphones  in-library use only (same-day)
PC Laptops (Windows 10) 4-hour loan



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