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.

Perimeter Fence to be Erected this Week

Fencing is being erected around the Library this week to mark off the construction site in preparation for groundbreaking.

Demian Katz Gamebook Collection Now Open for Research

More than 2500 print gamebooks (primarily paperback) along with a smaller number of related works in other media.

Deadline Approaching for the Art of Science Competition

July 26 is the deadline for entering works into the first annual UCSB Art of Science Competition. The Library will be displaying the competition finalists in its first floor gallery.

2-Story Building Closed for Renovation

The UCSB Library's 2-story historic building has been officially closed to the public. That part of the Library will undergo renovations and will not re-open until the Library Addition & Renovation Project is completed, two 1/2 years from now.

Multicultural Center Hosts Library Exhibition on Diasporas

On view at the Multicultural Center this summer is In Africa and the Americas: The Legacy of the Diasporas. This exhibition draws upon the rich graphic art collections in the Library's California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives (CEMA).

Library Building Project Featured in Museum Exhibition

Currently on view at UCSB's Art, Design & Architecture Museum is "Unbuilt UCSB," an exhibition that displays building projects and designs that were intended for the UC Santa Barbara campus but never constructed or have yet to be completed.

Microform Readers are Moving to 2nd Floor

The microform readers are moving to the second floor. Their new location will be above the main entrance.

Countdown to the Closing of the Two-Story Building

Partition walls are in the process of being constructed that will fully close off the two-story building to the public for the renovation of that part of the Library.

Curriculum Lab Open in New Location

The Curriculum Lab has completed its move. It is now open in its new permanent location, in the southeast portion of the second floor.

Curriculum Lab Move is in Progress (July 3-5)

The Curriculum Lab is currently moving to a new location.