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
6 Quick Lookup computers
3 Library print release stations
2 docking stations
1 photocopier
1 phone charging station

1st Floor
Mountain Side
Art & Architecture
 
12 Windows computers
KIC Click book scanner
1st Floor
Mountain Side
Near Faculty Study
 
1 Media:scape collaboration table
1st Floor
Mountain Side
Learning Commons
 
24 standard Windows computers
12 specialty-software Windows computers
2 Library print release stations
1 self check-out machine
1 KIC Click book scanner
2 flatbed scanners
1 phone charging station
 
NOTE:  Specialty-software machines are reserved for UCSB faculty, staff, and students. Guest logins cannot be used with these machines.
1st Floor
Mountain Side
Near the Reference Collection
 
2 KIC Click book scanners
1st Floor
Ocean Side
Davidson Entrance
 
1 self check-out machine
1st Floor
Ocean Side
Near Instruction &
Training Room 1575
 
24 Windows computers
1 Library print release station
1 phone charging station
2nd Floor
Mountain Side
Sciences & Engineering
 
10 Windows computers
2nd Floor
Mountain Side
Learning Commons
 
5 Windows computers
1 Library print release station
1 phone charging station
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
 
5 ScanPro microform stations
KIC Click book scanner
2nd Floor
Ocean Side
Curriculum Resources
 
3 Windows computers
1 Library print release station
2nd Floor
Ocean Side
Ethnic & Gender Studies
 
9 Windows computers
4th Floor
Ocean Side
 
2 Windows computers
5th Floor
Ocean Side
Lobby area
 
2 Windows computers
1 Library print release station
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 Library print release station
1 flatbed scanner
1 photocopier
KIC Click book scanner

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