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.

UCSB Reads 2015 Book Announced

The book for UCSB Reads 2015 is "Orange Is the New Black," the best-selling memoir by Piper Kerman about her time in prison.

New Book Display Part of 'Anthropocene' Series

A new display in the Library features books of literature, poetry, philosophy and more focused on the environment.
Exhibits, Humanities, Outreach

On Exhibit: Images of Africa

A new exhibition in Special Collections draws upon research materials in Special Collections, by and about Africans over the past 400 years.

Propose An Exhibition

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

Goodbye Paper Forms; Hello Special Collections Research Account

The Library has launched a new, personalized Special Collections Research Account, offering researchers an efficient way to manage Special Collections visits and requests online – anytime and from anywhere.

Library Computers Now Require Authentication

The majority of public computers in the Library now require users to log on to gain access.
Outreach, Technology

New Library Display on Banned and Challenged Books

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and highlights the value of free and open access to information

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.