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.

Pacific Views: Library Speaker Series Launches (Tues., Nov. 18, 4pm)

The inaugural Pacific Views: Library Speaker Series begins Tues., Nov. 18, with "Balancing on a Planet" by Environmental Studies professor David Cleveland.

Library to Host Reception for Images of Africa Exhibition

Join the UC Santa Barbara Library at a reception on Thursday, Nov. 6 for the Images of Africa exhibition on display in Special Collections.

Survival of the Fittest: The Brave New World of Scholarly Publishing - October 30, 4pm

Faculty journal editors discuss challenges in scholarly publishing, relations with publishers, and the impact of Open Access publishing.

Library Acquires New Nature Titles

The University of California Libraries have licensed three highly requested journals from Nature Publishing: Nature Chemistry, Nature Climate Change, and Nature Communications.

Open Access Week Programs at the Library (Oct. 20-30)

Open Access Week program highlights include presentations by UCSB faculty members on journal pricing and the brave new world of scholarly publishing, a pizza party for graduate students, and an introduction to altmetrics.

Give Us Feedback on the Library's Website: Take Our Survey

Take the Library website survey and be entered into a drawing to win a $50 UCSB Bookstore giftcard.

"The Lens" Newsletter Fall Quarter Issue Out

Read the latest issue of "The Lens" library newsletter for faculty and scholars.
News for Faculty, Outreach

Call for Comments on Library Strategic Roadmap

The Library seeks comments or suggestions on our draft Strategic Roadmap by October 31, 2014.

Congratulations to UCSB Professor Shuji Nakamura, 2014 Nobel Laureate in Physics

The UCSB Library offers congratulations to Shuji Nakamura, recipient of the 2014 Nobel Prize for Physics.

Library 'Week of Welcome' Program: 9/29-10/1

Check out how the Library can help you make the most out of your classes! Get a library passport and take a self-guided tour. You might even win a prize.