The collections of the UCSB Music Library include over 27,000 LPs. You can listen to them, or any of the library's 15,000 CDs, over stereo speakers in our individual listening rooms. For online listening to thousands more albums, see the Quick Links listening databases below.
except as indicated
Listening / Viewing Databases
National Jukebox (freely accessible)
UCSB Cylinder Project (freely accessible)
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 on the second floor of the Arts Library. 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
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Items marked are available only to UCSB students, faculty, and staff from off campus.
Arts Library Hours
Regular Hours (Mon, Mar 13- Fri, Jun 13):
Mon-Wed: 9 am - 10 pm
Thurs-Fri: 9 am - 6 pm
Sun: 2 pm - 10 pm
Sun, May 25: 2 pm - 6 pm
Mon, May 26: noon - 10 pm (Memorial Day)
Recess (Sat, Jun 14 - Sun, Jun 22)
Mon-Thurs: 9 am - 6 pm
Fri: 9 am - 5 pm