News & Events

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 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"

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.

Propose An Exhibition

The UCSB Library Exhibitions Committee is pleased to consider exhibition proposals from UCSB students, faculty, employees, and affiliated organizations.

A Note for Special Collections Researchers

Construction activities in Special Collections may result in delays retrieving materials for patrons and researchers. Read the full story for more information.

Library will be Closed for Independence Day (July 4, 2014)

The Library will be closed on Friday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. There will be no late night study on that day. Regular hours resume on Saturday.

University Librarian Signs Last Beam for New Construction

On June 25, University Librarian Denise Stephens participated in a topping off ceremony with our construction firm by signing the last beam that is to be added to the Library Addition.

Featured Collection Item: Manuscript Bible, c. 1297

This Latin Bible, c. 1297, is one of the earliest held in the UCSB Library’s Special Collections.
Special Collections

New International Sound Recording Collections

Two new international 78prm collections have been added to the historical sound recordings archive in Special Collections, the Kutay Derin Kugay collection of Turkish recordings and a collection of African recordings.