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.

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.

Looking for a Place to Work With a Group?

Sometimes you need to work with other people. The UCSB Library has areas set up for working with groups.

Writing a Paper on Our Computers?

The library computers are loaded with Microsoft Word so that you can work on your term papers. Read our tips to ensure everything goes well for you.

Library Acquires 750,000 Aerial Photos from Whittier College

The UC Santa Barbara Library has acquired a collection of 750,000 aerial photographs from Whittier College.

Information Sessions About the UCSB Library Building Project (Feb. 25-Mar. 7)

The UCSB Library invites you to learn more about its upcoming building addition and renovation. We are hosting a series of 50-minute information sessions about the project.

Library's "Dewey Decimators" Win UCSB United Way Tricycle Race

The Library's team, the Dewey Decimators won this year's UCSB United Way Tricycle Race.
Events, Library Employees

UCSB Reads Author Lecture (Monday, March 4)

Join us for a free lecture by Joshua Foer, author of this year's UCSB Reads book -- Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything.

UCSB Reads Panel Discussion: Solvang Public Library (Feb. 28)

Join us for a multidisciplinary panel discussion about this year's UCSB Reads book with a panel of UCSB faculty and a physician from Sansum.

UCSB Reads Panel Discussion: Davidson Library (Feb. 26)

Join us for a multidisciplinary panel discussion about this year's UCSB Reads book with a panel of UCSB faculty.

U.S. Representatives Introduce Bill for Federal Open Access Policy

The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR) would require federal agencies with budgets of 100 million or more to provide public access to federally funded research within six months of publication.