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 Acquires Rare Caucasian Linguistics Collection

UCSB Library has acquired the library of Professor B. George Hewitt, one of the world’s best-known experts on Caucasian linguistics.

UC Announces Revised Copyright and Fair Use Policy

The University of California has issued a revised systemwide policy on Copyright and Fair Use, replacing the 1986 Policy on the Reproduction of Copyrighted Materials for Teaching and Research.

Publication Management System Launches at UCSB

The California Digital Library, in collaboration with UC Libraries and the Academic Senate, is pleased to announce the planned September 1 launch at UCSB of the University of California Publication Management System.

Temporary Circulation Desk Opens

A temporary Circulation Desk has been set up on the 1st Floor in the elevator lobby of the eight-story building while the current Circulation Desk area is remodeled into a new space.

Library Goes Greener with New Waste Bins

The Library has used a grant from UCSB’s TGIF (The Green Initiative Fund) to purchase 200 new waste receptacles
Library Services, Outreach

Building Project Update from University Librarian Denise Stephens

A message to the UCSB campus from University Librarian Denise Stephens with updates on the Library Addition & Renovation Project.

Library Welcomes New Head of Special Research Collections

Meet Danelle Moon, UCSB Library's new Head of Special Research Collections.

UCSB Scholar Transcribes Thoreau Text About Shipwreck

Beth Witherell, editor-in-chief of The Writings of Henry D. Thoreau Project at UCSB Library, has newly transcribed a rare Thoreau manuscript.
Humanities, Thoreau Edition

Construction Update: Paging Service Required to Access Some Materials

Starting Monday, July 27, due to construction-related activity, some collections will be accessible over certain dates only through paging by Library staff.

Bob Bason Donates Capra Press Publisher's Collection

Robert E. “Bob” Bason of Santa Barbara recently donated 580 books published by Capra Press, along with more than 360 letters and related items, to UCSB Library’s Special Research Collections.