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.

Recess Hours in Effect (June 14-22, 2014)

Recess Hours will be in effect from Saturday, June 14 through Sunday, June 22. See the story for details.

Library Survey for Graduating Students

Seniors: please take the time to complete this short anonymous survey and help the Library to improves its services and programs for future generations of UCSB students.

Alexandria Digital Research Library Launches With UCSB Theses & Dissertations

The UC Santa Barbara Library has just unveiled a new digital library called the Alexandria Digital Research Library (ADRL): http://www.alexandria.ucsb.edu.

Extended Hours for Finals Week (June 6-13, 2014)

Regular hours for Davidson Library will be extended during Finals Week.

More Student Study Space on First Floor

Additional student study space has been opened up on the first floor of Davidson Library, in the area previously occupied by Library staff behind the blue wall in the lower pit (beyond the reference shelves).
News for Students

Library and UCen Sponsor "Late Night Study in Corwin" for Finals (June 7-11, 2014)

The Library and UCen are again opening Corwin Pavilion to students during Finals Week for late night quiet study.
News for Students

Santa Barbara Botanic Gardens Rare Books Coming to UCSB

UC Santa Barbara Library is pleased to announce an agreement with the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden to house the Garden’s rare book collection, containing over 750 titles dating back to the seventeenth century.
Special Collections

Floor 4 South to Close June 16, 2014

Starting Monday, June 16, Floor 4 South (in the Library's 4-story building) will be temporarily closed to the public for approximately four weeks. Affected call number ranges include C-F.

Thousands of Manuscript Collections Now Cataloged

Concluding an 18 month project by three library departments, nearly all of the manuscript collections in Special Collections are now represented in both the Library Catalog and the Online Archive of California (OAC).
Special Collections

Spring Issue of The Lens Newsletter Out

The Spring issue of The Lens newsletter for faculty and scholars is now available.