New booth furniture in the library
Mon, Jun 7, 11:10 am | Services
On May 17, the UCSB Library moved into the third phase of the building reopening, expanding study space to more of the 2nd floor, including the Paseo Bridge. There are now 261 seats available for reservation. Additionally, we extended evening hours from Sunday-Thursday until 9 p.m. and there is no...
Outside of Music building
Mon, Apr 12, 4:15 pm | Services, Music, Faculty, Graduate Students
The Music Library now offers limited on-site research appointments for UCSB faculty and graduate students.  We will provide browsing access to on-site Music print collections (books, scores, and journals). Individual private audio and video facilities are available for access to recordings if...
Exterior photo of the UCSB Library Mountain Side
The UCSB Library is preparing to reopen a portion of the main Library for limited student study space at the beginning of spring quarter, March 29. Study space will gradually reopen in phases, starting with the Learning Commons on the first and second floors of the Mountain Side and eventually...
University of California logo
Fri, Feb 12, 3:46 pm | Technology, Services, UC Library Search
Finding and borrowing materials from libraries across the UC system is about to get easier. On July 27, 2021, the libraries on all 10 University of California campuses will be connected through UC Library Search, a unified discovery and borrowing system.  With UC Library Search, users will be able...
Illustration of a book being returned
Tue, Dec 8, 8:33 pm | Services
The UCSB Library will be closed for Winter Break from Thursday, December 24 through Sunday, January 3. No services will be offered during that time.  The pickup and mailing service will continue up until the closure, with Tuesday, December 22 being the last day to pick up materials before the break...
SRC Reading Room
Starting October 6, UCSB Library Special Research Collections (SRC) will offer limited research appointments in SRC’s Reading Room for UC Santa Barbara faculty and graduate students to access on-site SRC materials that are not available online and to access non-circulating materials from the Main...
UCSB Library West Paseo Entrance
UCSB Library now offers pickup and mail delivery services for UCSB students, faculty, and staff to access circulating Library research materials. Requesting Materials You can request circulating materials directly from UCSB Library Search after logging into your user account. Follow the...
Question marks
When will the Library building reopen? The Library is now open for limited study space, in conjunction with state and county public health guidelines for the reopening of higher education.  Only a portion of the main building is open and seat reservations are required. Everyone in the Library is...
Pizza slice
Note: Submissions for this event are now closed as we are at capacity. Thank you for your interest. “Deep Dish with the University Librarian” is a regular event that offers students the opportunity to meet with University Librarian Kristin Antelman and provide feedback about UCSB Library. While we...
Mental Health Awareness Month
Fri, May 1, 6:30 pm | Events, Services, Student Success
In order to fight stigma and bring awareness to mental health issues, particularly in this current crisis, UCSB Library is pleased to partner with UCSB Health and Wellness in sharing resources to support our community during Mental Health Month.  While 1 in 5 people will experience a mental illness...

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