UCSB students, staff, and faculty who are engaged in academic work have priority for using computers.  Others may be asked to vacate when computer areas are busy.   Unless specified as "Quick Lookup" computers listed below require authentication using a UCSBnet ID/password or a guest login account.

UCSB Library Computing Areas

Computers and other equipment are in the following locations:

Location:  Computers & Equipment
1st Floor Paseo

Ocean Side, Near the Paseo West Entrance

1 self check-out machine (at Services Desk)

Mountain Side, Near the Paseo East Entrance
 
33 Windows computers
3 Quick Lookup computers
2 docking stations
2 GauchoPrint stations ("blue" and "gold")
1 photocopier
1 phone charging station

1st Floor
Mountain Side, Art & Architecture
 
12 Windows computers
KIC Click book scanner
1st Floor
Mountain Side, Near Current Newspapers

1 phone charging station

1st Floor
Mountain Side, Learning Commons
 
22 standard Windows computers
7 specialty-software Windows computers
1 GauchoPrint stations ("coral")
1 self check-out machine
1 KIC Click book scanner
2 flatbed scanners
 
NOTE:  Specialty-software machines are reserved for UCSB faculty, staff, and students. Guest logins cannot be used with these machines.
1st Floor
Mountain Side, Across from Services Desk
 
1 KIC Click book scanners
1st Floor
Ocean Side, Davidson Entrance
 
1 self check-out machine
1st Floor
Ocean Side
 
18 Windows computers
2nd Floor
Mountain Side, Sciences & Engineering
 
4 Windows computers
2nd Floor
Mountain Side, Learning Commons
 
6 Windows computers
1 phone charging station
1 Media:scape collaboration table
2nd Floor
Mountain Side, Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory
 
This area is a special lab for those using data sets, GIS, and statistical software. It is not for general computing use.
2nd Floor
Ocean Side, Microforms
 
4 ScanPro microform stations
KIC Click book scanner
2nd Floor
Ocean Side, Near Media and Children's Literature Collections
 
2 Media viewing stations (DVD & VHS)
2nd Floor
Ocean Side, Ethnic & Gender Studies
 
5 Windows computers
4th Floor
Ocean Side, 2 Windows computers
5th Floor
Ocean Side, Lobby area
 
2 Windows computers
6th Floor
Ocean Side, Lobby area
 
2 Windows computers
7th Floor
Ocean Side, Lobby area
 
2 Windows computers
8th Floor
Ocean Side, Lobby area
 
2 Windows computers

We also have laptops available for checkout.  See our laptop checkout page for more information.
 

Music Library Computing Areas

Location: Computers & Equipment
2nd Floor, Music Library
 

9 Windows computers
1 Quick Lookup computer
1 flatbed scanner
1 photocopier
KIC Click book scanner

We also have laptops available for checkout.  See our laptop checkout page for more information.