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.

Library Receives $239K to Catalog Historic Sound Recordings

The UCSB Library just received $239,600 from the Mellon-funded "Cataloging Hidden Special Collections and Archives awards program" administered by the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR).

Winter Recess Hours in Effect Through Jan. 6

Winter recess hours are in effect through Sunday, January 6. Regular hours resume on Monday, January 7.
Library Services

Lincoln Comes to Life in Special Collections

Did you see the movie "Lincoln" and want to know more about our 16th president? Check out our Special Collections.

Library Closed: Dec. 23 - Jan. 1

The library, including our overnight study service, will be closed from Sunday, Dec. 23 through Tuesday, Jan. 1.

Thank you Undie Runners

The Library would like to thank Evan Hynes, Director of the UCSB chapter of the Undie Run, and students who participated last night in the Undie Run, for redirecting the gathering to Storke Plaza.

Cookie Monster Sighting in the Library

The Library invited Cookie Monster into Davidson during Dead Week to distribute free cookies, granola bars, and scantrons to stressed-out students in need of some cheer.

Flu Shots in the Library (Dec. 5, 2012)

Student Health and the Library are collaborating to offer flu shots in the library. Read more for details.

Library Store Hours Extended for Dead Week and Finals

The UCEN has extended the hours for the Library Store to help you get ready for finals.

Using Our Computers? Save Your Work!

This is the time of year when our computers are really busy. Read some tips to help you avoid losing your work.

Open Access Fund Launched

The Library’s Open Access Fund Pilot Program is now accepting applications. The Fund helps scholars cover the cost of author fees when publishing in peer reviewed open access publications.