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.

Grad Slam in Library, Wednesday April 17, 4pm

As part of the Graduate Division's week-long Graduate Student Showcase celebrating graduate students and their remarkable accomplishments, the Library will present Grad Slam Round 7 on Wednesday, April 17 at 4pm.

Library Presentation at AS Senate Meeting This Wednesday

The Library will present a brief informational slideshow about its upcoming construction project at Wednesday's Associated Students (AS) Senate meeting, 6:30pm in the Flying A Room in the UCen.

New Display in EGSL: Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Ethnic and Gender Studies Library (EGSL) on the second floor of Davidson Library is currently showing a display about Martin Luther King, Jr. entitled "Remembering."
Exhibits

Special Collections Open Saturday for Spring Insight

The UCSB Library's Special Collections Department is staying open especially this Saturday, April 13 from 10am-4pm for Spring Insight.

Library Welcomes Visitors for Spring Insight

On Saturday April 13, the Library welcomes admitted and prospective students and their families to campus for Spring Insight.
Events, Outreach

LibQUAL+ Library Quality Survey Underway

The Library is currently administering LibQUAL+ -- a library quality survey that evaluates user perceptions of Library resources, services, and spaces. If you received an email inviting you to participate, please complete the survey.

Latest Issue of the Lens Newsletter Out

The Winter 2013 issue of the Lens newsletter for faculty and scholars is out. You can pick up a copy at either Davidson or the Arts Library, or read it online.
News for Faculty, Outreach

Comics Theorist Scott McCloud to Offer Regents' Lecture April 10

On Wednesday, April 10, renowned comics artist and theorist Scott McCloud will present the free Regents' Lecture on "Understanding Comics and Visual Communication" at 8pm in Campbell Hall.

Library CSO Profile Featured in Latest Gaucho Guardian

Hear from one of our Library Community Service Officers about her role in keeping students and materials safe in the Library during Overnight Study.

Exhibit: Fallout: In the Aftermath Of War

The UCSB Library is currently showing in its first floor gallery a large-scale mural that was co-created by artist-veteran Dominic Fredianelli and UCSB student veterans this past fall.