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.

Paint Your Stress Away (June 5, 11am-2pm)

Come de-stress during Dead Week while bidding farewell to the oldest part of the Library in anticipation of the upcoming construction project beginning June 17.

Old Library Catalog Cards Available

The Library is discarding approximately 3 million old catalog cards as we clean out the building in preparation for construction. Contact us if you want some of these for art, research, or other projects.

The Online Catalog Just Got Richer

Book search results in the UCSB Library Catalog (http://pegasus.library.ucsb.edu/) are now being delivered along with cover images, tables of contents, reviews from The New York Times, and other enriched descriptive data.

Library Hours Will Vary During Memorial Day Weekend (Fri. May 24 - Mon. May 27)

The library hours will vary during Memorial Day weekend.
Library Services

SEL Collection Getting Ready to Move

When the Library Addition and Renovation Project begins in mid-June, we will be emptying the existing two-story building. Much of the material in the Sciences-Engineering Library will go into temporary storage.

Artist Favianna Rodriguez Donates Personal Papers

Favianna Rodriguez, the Oakland-based activist artist best known for bold posters and digital art that explore issues of social justice, has donated her personal archive to the UCSB Library.

UCSB Library Tour for Grad Students Goes Live

A video tour of the UCSB Library produced by the Graduate Division and the UCSB Library for graduate students is now being featured on the new GradSpace.

Claudia Jimenez and Alyce Harris Win Unsung Heroine Awards

The Library congratulates Claudia Jimenez -- Acting Head, Access Services -- who was presented the 2013 Unsung Heroine Award from the UCSB Professional Women's Association.
Library Employees

SEL New Books Have Moved

The SEL (Sciences-Engineering Library) New Books area has been integrated with the main New Books area on the first floor.

Power Is Moving In

The Library is adding 53 tables with power to the 4-story and 8-story buildings.