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.

Library Closed on Thurs. & Fri. (Nov. 26-27) for Thanksgiving Holiday

The library will be closed on Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. Hours vary for Wednesday-Saturday this week.

November Crossroads E-newsletter Available

The November issue of Crossroads, the Library's monthly newsletter, is available to read online.

UCSB Reads 2016 Book Announced

The book selected for UCSB Reads 2016 will be "Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption" by Bryan Stevenson.
UCSB Reads

Interim Director Named for Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory

UCSB Librarian Stephanie Tulley has been named interim director of the new Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory that will open in the expanded Library on Jan. 4, 2016.

New UC Presidential Open Access Policy Announced

A new UC Presidential Open Access Policy has been announced that extends to all UC employees, not just Senate faculty, the same goals and requirements of the Open Access Policy passed by the Academic Senate in 2013.

Special Research Collections Access Limited

Through the end of the fall 2015 quarter, access to materials in Special Research Collections is limited as the department moves to new facilities in the expanded Library.

Library Catalog Notes UCSB Faculty Authors

UCSB Library’s online catalog records for more than 2,400 books have a notation that indicates they are written by UCSB faculty.

Redesigned UCSB Cylinder Audio Archive Goes Live

The UCSB Cylinder Audio Archive (formerly the Cylinder Preservation and Digitization Project) has been redesigned and relaunched with enhanced compatibility and mobility, as well as improved navigation and search functions.

Textbooks and the UCSB Library

Learn more about finding textbooks through our Course Reserves service.

October Crossroads E-newsletter Available

The October issue of Crossroads, the Library's digital newsletter, is available to read online.