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.

Coming Soon: UCSB Library Website Redesign

The UCSB Library website ( is about to get a major facelift.

Alexandria 2.0: Making the Old New Again

UCSB Library’s online platform for storing and making accessible the Library’s unique collections of digital research materials, including images, text, streamed music and video, and numeric and geospatial data.

Upgrade of Wireless Access Points

On Tuesday, November 1 and Thursday, November 3, the wireless access points on the Ocean Side of the Library will be upgraded by campus Enterprise Technology Services.

DPLA: The Nation’s Digital Research Library

The DPLA, rather than an enormous attic crammed with digital Americana, is a single portal that provides electronic access to collections at institutions around the country, including UCSB Library.

Allen Cohen: ‘I Have a Deep Feeling for Libraries’

A profile of donor and former UCSB librarian Allen Cohen.

New Research Consultation Service

Beginning Oct. 10th, the Library is offering a new research consultation service for students, faculty, and staff focusing on individual research needs. Schedule a 20minute appointment online with a reference librarian for personal assistance.

$100,000 IMLS National Leadership Grant to UCSB Library

The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded UCSB Library a $100,000 National Leadership Grant for "Always Already Computational: Library Collections as Data."

UCSB Reads 2017: Into the Beautiful North

2017 marks the UCSB Library’s eleventh year of leading UCSB Reads and our first of presenting fiction.

Noise Impact, 1st Floor Ocean Side

It's going to be noisy on 1st Floor Ocean Side this week as we continue to build out the Transfer Student Center.

Late Night Study Area Expanded

Beginning Thursday, September 22, Late Night Study will include the entire 1st and 2nd floors Mountain Side, including the Paseo Bridge.