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.

UCSB Library Will Be Closed on Friday (March 29)

The Library will be closed on Friday for César Chávez Day.

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.

Extended Hours for Finals (Mar. 15-22)

The library has extended hours during Finals Week. Good luck with your Finals!

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.