News

The News Archive contains summaries of news stories about prominent news developments. The heading of each item links to the full text of that story.

New Licensed Resource: ASCE Research Library

UCSB researchers now have access to materials from the American Society of Civil Engineers.

New Building Operations Assistant Hired

Rob Holland has joined the UCSB Library as a second Building Operations assistant.

WEST Libraries Archive 500,000 Volumes

Member libraries of the Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST, a shared repository program for print journalis in the western region of the United States, has achieved a major milestone: 500,000 volumes archived.

Nobel Winner Walter Kohn Donates Papers to Library

The late Walter Kohn, a UCSB emeritus professor who shared the 1998 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, has donated his papers to UCSB Library's Special Research Collections.

Library Welcomes New Transfer Student Center Director

Meet Malaphone Phommasa, director of the new Transfer Student Center in the UCSB Library.

Abandoned Oil Wells in Your Backyard?

Millions of abandoned oil and gas wells are buried in the U.S. under areas with houses, schools, and shopping centers. Historical aerial photography can reveal locations of abandoned wells before these areas were developed.

Late Night Study Hours Extended for Summer

In response to student demand, hours for the Library’s Late Night Study service will be extended during Summer Sessions, starting June 20, 2016.

Meet Your Librarian: Jon Jablonski

Meet librarian Jon Jablonski, head of UCSB Library's Map & Imagery Library.

New Open Access Fund Eligibility Requirements

Effective July 1, 2016, the UCSB Open Access Fund will only be accepting applications from graduate students, post docs, and assistant professors.

Debus Family Donates Rare Records Collection

The family of the late Allen G. Debus has donated his collection of rare records from the earliest years of recorded sound to the UCSB Library.