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.

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.

University Librarian Denise Stephens to Speak on the Politics of Film Preservation

On Tuesday, April 23 at 5pm, University Librarian Denise Stephens will participate in a Diversity Dialogue Program, "Politics of Film Preservation: The Case of 'The Man' and Other Hidden Cultural Legacies," in the Multicultural Center Theater.

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.