UCSB Libraries


UCSB Libraries

The [http://www.library.ucsb.edu UCSB Libraries] consist of the Donald C. Davidson Library and the [http://www.library.ucsb.edu/arts/ Arts Library] . The Libraries have a collection of approximately 2.7 million volumes; 5,000,000 federal, state, and foreign government documents; and over 315,000 audio recordings. The Libraries subscribe to over 22,000 serial publications, including over 6,000 electronic journals, and have over 3.7 million microforms, 467,000 maps, and 3.2 million satellite and aerial images. There are 3.2 miles of manuscript and archival collections, including the California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives. Through the [http://www.library.ucsb.edu Libraries' Web site] , UCSB users anywhere in the world can access online catalogs, article indexes and databases, complete electronic journals, and other scholarly resources. The UCSB Libraries serve a campus of 19,000 students and 1,000 faculty at the University of California, Santa Barbara (UCSB).

Davidson Library is the main library at UCSB. The Library offers a quiet location for UCSB students to study, including a 24-hour study room which accepts pizza deliveries. Wireless internet access is available on the 1st, 2nd, 4th and 8th floors of the Library, and the 8th floor offers a panoramic view of UCSB, Isla Vista, the Santa Barbara Channel, and the Channel Islands.

The Davidson Library is named in honor of Donald C. Davidson, University Librarian from 1947 to 1977. His leadership and vision brought the UCSB Libraries into the world of distinguished research libraries.


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