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.

Tom Brittnacher, Geospatial Data Curator, Joins Library

This year the Library hired Tom Brittnacher, the first of a number of data curation subject experts, this one in the area of geospatial data.

Floor 1 South Collections (in the 4-story Building) to Temporarily Close

Starting Tuesday, September 2, select areas of Floor 1 South (in the Library's 4-story building) will be temporarily closed to the public for approximately three weeks. Read the story for details.

2 South Closed for Construction Until Saturday (Aug. 30)

For several weeks, floor 2 South is temporarily closed to the public.

Library Seeks Volunteers for Website User Testing

Library seeks volunteers for 15-20 minute user testing sessions. Please email outreach@library.ucsb.edu.

New Display in EGSL on UCSB Student Activism

A new display on view in the Ethnic and Gender Studies Library (2nd floor) is titled "Hungry for Justice: Student Activism and the Struggle for Dignity in the 1980s and 1990s"

Fire Alarm System Testing in Davidson Library Tower (Wed. Aug. 13 - Fri. Aug. 15 & Mon. Aug. 18)

The new fire alarm system in the Davidson Library 8-story tower will be tested weekdays starting Wed., August 13 through Mon., August 18 between 8 am and 5pm each day. Read the story for more information.

Proxy Server Unavailable for Maintenance Overnight on Friday, Aug. 8 (10 pm - 7 am)

The proxy server will be unavailable during maintenance overnight on Friday, Aug. 8 from 10 pm until 7 am the following morning.

Library Employees Recognized for "Living the Value" of Integrity

Congratulations to these Library employees who were recently recognized as "Living the Value" of Integrity, one of the six core UCSB Library values.
Library Employees

UCSB eScholarship Report Reveals Frequent Activity on Open Access Publishing Platform

View UCSB's eScholarship quarterly report, and see what's new and popular, and how departments are using the open access publishing platform and repository.

Floor 2 South (in the Library's 4-Story Building) to Temporarily Close

Starting Friday, August 1, Floor 2 South (in the Library's 4-story building) will be temporarily closed to the public for approximately four weeks. Read the story for more details.