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.

Additional Graduate Study Gets Access Card Reader

An Access Card reader has been added to the Graduate Study on the 2nd Floor Ocean Side (Room 2582B).

Exit Survey: Library's Impact on Students

Of the more than 525 graduating students who responded to the five-question online survey, 78 percent said the Library was "important" or "very important" to their success at UCSB.

University Librarian Joins Digital Public Library of America Board

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) has welcomed University Librarian Denise Stephens to its Board of Directors.

Library Part of Eduroam Wireless Network

The UCSB Library is now part of the Eduroam network, which acts as a worldwide wireless hotspot.

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.