except as indicated
Listening / Viewing Databases
National Jukebox (freely accessible)
UCSB Cylinder Project (freely accessible)
Full Text Databases
Oxford Music Online (includes Grove Music)
Directory of Online Resources
Oxford Music Online
The Library Guide for Music
Welcome to the UCSB Music Library, located in the Music Building. This guide is intended to help you find materials for the study of music and provide information about the library. To get started, try the Quick Links on the lower left or click on the tabs above. If you are off campus, don't forget to log in to use items available to UCSB faculty and students only. For interdisciplinary approaches to the study of music, you may find it helpful to check other UCSB library guides for materials relevant to your research.
New Books in the UCSB Music Library
Check the New Book Shelf in the music library to see these and other recently added titles. You may check out books and scores from the New Book Shelf.
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UC Open Access Policy
UC OA Policy Explained
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Many items are available only to UCSB students, faculty, and staff from off campus!
Music Library Hours
Regular Hours (Monday, Jan. 4 - Friday, Mar. 18):
Mon-Wed: 9 am - 10 pm
Thurs-Fri: 9 am - 6 pm
Sun: 2 pm - 10 pm
Martin Luther King Jr. Holiday Weekend
- Fri., Jan. 15: 9 AM - 6 PM
- Sat., Jan. 16: Closed
- Sun., Jan. 17: 2 PM - 6 PM
- Mon., Jan. 18: noon - 10 PM
Presidents' Day Holiday Weekend
- Fri., Feb. 12: 9 AM - 6 PM
- Sat., Feb. 13: Closed
- Sun., Feb. 14: 2 PM - 6 PM
- Mon., Feb. 15: noon - 10 PM
Recess Hours (Saturday, March 19 - Sunday, March 27):
Mon-Thurs: 9 am - 6 pm
Sat. - Sun.: Closed