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.

"Construction Updates" Blog Launched

The UCSB Library has launched a new blog to provide weekly updates on the Library Addition and Renovation Project, which breaks ground on June 17.

I <3 UCSB Library Contest

UCSB Library is hosting a contest for students, faculty, staff, and alumni to submit videos, photographs, songs, poetry, short stories or other creative media that capture your appreciation and favorite memories of UCSB Library.

Do You Receive NIH Funding?

Effective July 2013, the NIH will delay processing of non-competitive renewal funding if researchers are not in compliance with the 2008 NIH Public Access Policy.

Library Radio on KCSB-FM, 91.9

Listen to your Library! Library Radio can be heard on on KCSB-FM,91.9 or live streaming.

LibQUAL+ Survey Extended

We’ve extended the UCSB Library Quality Survey (LibQUAL+) a few more weeks since we have not yet received enough responses for a valid sample of our users.

UCSB Library Ranks in Top 15 for "Most Social Media Friendly"

UCSB Library ranked #15 out of 100 most social media friendly college and university libraries for 2013.

Library Celebrates 1500 Likes on Facebook

On Tuesday, April 24 at 15:00 (3pm), the Library celebrated the milestone of reaching 1500 likes on Facebook.
Events, News for Students

Library to Participate in All-Gaucho Reunion

Welcome back Gauchos! Please join us this Saturday for a drop-in event in the Library's stunning eighth-floor Pacific View Room and stop by our table at The Taste of UCSB.
Events

Exhibit: World Comics

Currently on view on the Library's first floor is a comics exhibit curated by Art History Professor Miriam Wattles and her seminar 186RW students in conjunction with the 2013 Regents’ Lecture by Scott McCloud.
Exhibits

California Assembly Bill 609: Taxpayer Access to Publicly Funded Research

California Assembly Bill 609 will ensure that the public can access the published results of taxpayer-funded research for free.