About the Sciences and Engineering Collections

The Sciences and Engineering collections located on the 2nd floor of the UCSB Library and contain materials related to the natural and applied sciences, engineering, and technology.  Call numbers in this area of the library are G-GE and Q-Z.

The library catalog shows all available formats and provides links to electronic sources.

Collection Areas

  • Sciences and Engineering References Materials:  Sciences and Engineering reference materials are housed in the Main Reference Collection of the UCSB Library.
  • Sciences and Engineering Stacks:  The majority of the collection is stored in the Sciences and Engineering stacks (or bookshelves). 
  • Current Serials:  The majority of science and engineering journals are available through online subscriptions.  For those we receive in print, the current issues are located in the Current Serials area on the 1st floor.  This area houses current journals, magazines, and newspapers for all call numbers in the UCSB Library.

Getting Help

  • Science Librarians: You can get specialized research assistance by contacting one of our science librarians.
  • Main Desk or Ask a Librarian:  You can ask for assistance at the main reference desk on the 1st floor or through our Ask a Librarian service.