The renovated Adaptive Technology Center.
Thu, Nov 21, 10:00 am | Grants, Services, Technology
The UCSB Library has completed the renovation and expansion of the Adaptive Technology Center (ATC), a space for students with disabilities to access technology that makes it easier to keep up with their studies. The space now has 11 work stations (it previously had six), a new electronic access...
Waitz app screenshot
Mon, Oct 14, 1:50 pm | Services
Ever been frustrated by how long it takes for you to find a seat in the Library? The UCSB Library has partnered with the founders of Waitz to customize an app that shows how busy the UCSB Library is in real time by floor so that you can save time.  The free Waitz mobile app is available for both...
New Library study space
The UCSB Library team was busy during the summer preparing for the start of the academic year. Here’s a summary of what’s changed.  The Reference Desk and Services Desk merged in order to offer a more convenient and efficient one-stop shop with longer hours for users seeking basic information and...
The UCSB Library Services Desk
Fri, Sep 6, 8:54 am | Research Services, Services
The UCSB Library has merged its Reference Desk and Services Desk in order to offer a more convenient and efficient one-stop shop with longer hours for users seeking basic information and services. The Reference Desk closed on September 14.  Staff at the Services Desk (located in the Paseo walkway...
UCSB student using Library Practice Presentation Room
Wed, Oct 17, 11:01 am | Services, Technology
UCSB Library is pleased to announce a new Presentation Practice Room available for reservation by UCSB students, faculty, and staff. Located on the 1st Floor Mountain Side (room 1506), the space allows you to practice, refine, and record oral and multimedia presentations for classes and seminars,...
Mon, Sep 24, 10:04 am | Services
There are some exciting changes coming to UCSB Library this Fall. Starting at the beginning of Fall Quarter 2018, the entire UCSB Library will be open until 2 AM Sundays through Thursdays for students, faculty, and staff with a valid UCSB ID. From 2 AM until regular opening, the full first and...
Tue, Jan 2, 12:16 pm | Services
Finals hours are in effect at the UCSB Library through Thursday, January 11. MLK holiday weekend hours will be in effect Friday, January 12 through Monday, January 15. Normal operating hours resume Tuesday, January 16 at 8AM. Finals Hours: Sat (1/6), 10AM – 9PM (Regular) 9PM – 10AM (Late Night...
Sun, Dec 10, 6:32 pm | Services
Due to circumstances related to the Thomas Fire, the UCSB Chancellor has postponed fall finals until after the new year.  For this reason, recess hours will be in effect for the UCSB Library Monday, December 11 through Saturday, December 23. For the main building, hours are: Mon–Thu, 8AM–6 PM (...
Image of the new UCSB Library Search online
Tue, Jun 20, 7:07 am | Research Services, Services, Technology
The Library Catalog is now UCSB Library Search. UCSB Library Search, an advanced discovery tool, searches across hundreds of catalogs, indexes, and databases to deliver the most relevant results from the Library’s increasingly diverse resources. UCSB Library Search is accessible from the Library’s...
computer
Tue, Feb 7, 9:21 am | Research Services, Services, Technology
Researchers who use the UCSB campus VPN (virtual private network) to access Library subscription resources from off-campus should be aware that Enterprise Technology Services (ETS) has upgraded the service.  The new VPN supports a wider variety of operating systems, including mobile clients for iOS...

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