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.

Welcome to Chelsea Heinbach

Chelsea Heinbach has joined the Library as a temporary reference and instruction librarian in the Reference Services Department.

Library Honored with Leadership in History Award

The UCSB Library has received a prestigious Leadership in History Award from the American Association for State and Local History for the May 23, 2014 Isla Vista Memorial Archive and the We Remember Them exhibition

Mac Computers Added to Learning Commons

9 Macintosh computers with 3D modeling and design software now available to UCSB students, faculty, and staff in the Learning Commons.

Additional Graduate Study Gets Access Card Reader

An Access Card reader has been added to the Graduate Study on the 2nd Floor Ocean Side (Room 2582B).

Exit Survey: Library's Impact on Students

Of the more than 525 graduating students who responded to the five-question online survey, 78 percent said the Library was "important" or "very important" to their success at UCSB.

University Librarian Joins Digital Public Library of America Board

The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) has welcomed University Librarian Denise Stephens to its Board of Directors.

Library Part of Eduroam Wireless Network

The UCSB Library is now part of the Eduroam network, which acts as a worldwide wireless hotspot.

New Licensed Resource: ASCE Research Library

UCSB researchers now have access to materials from the American Society of Civil Engineers.

New Building Operations Assistant Hired

Rob Holland has joined the UCSB Library as a second Building Operations assistant.

WEST Libraries Archive 500,000 Volumes

Member libraries of the Western Regional Storage Trust (WEST, a shared repository program for print journalis in the western region of the United States, has achieved a major milestone: 500,000 volumes archived.