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.

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.

Library's Chryss Yost Named City of Santa Barbara's Poet Laureate

Library employee Chryss Yost has been named as the new Poet Laureate for the City of Santa Barbara.
Library Employees, Outreach

KCLU Interviews David Seubert about Historic Sound Recordings

David Seubert, Acting Head of Special Collections, was featured on KCLU about the grant that UCSB Library recently received to catalog thousands of wax cylinders and 78 rpm disks.

Librarian Janet Martorana wins Nyholm Prize

Janet Martorana -- Head, Collection Development -- has been selected as the recipient of the 2012 Amy and Jens Nyholm Prize, awarded to a librarian who has made "an outstanding contribution to librarianship" during the past year.
Library Employees

April Fool's Comics Competition Submissions Being Accepted

All students, alumni, faculty, staff, and nearby residents are invited to participate in the first ever April Fool's Comics Competition. The grand finalist will have their work added to the shelves of the UCSB Library.

Need Some Peace and Quiet?

With dead week and finals quickly approaching you might be looking for a quiet place to study. We have all sorts of study space in the library.