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.

Help Us Name the Newly-Expanded "Coffee Cart" (Ends Oct. 31)

UCen and UCSB Library are co-hosting a contest to help us name the Library’s newly-expanded "Coffee Cart". Read the story to find out about the amazing prize!

New Open Access Monograph Series in Classics

The Department of Classics at UC Berkeley has announced the launch of "California Classical Monographs," a new open access series that will enable wide dissemination of distinguished, peer-reviewed scholarly monographs in Classics.

UCSB Celebrates 40 Years of Title IX

The Library is participating in the campus-wide celebration of the 40th anniversary of Title IX.

Open Access Week Events - October 22-28

The UCSB Library is hosting two events in conjunction with Open Access Week, a worldwide initiative to raise awareness about new models of scholarly publishing.

The Compact Disc Turns 30: Library Employee Sam Brylawski on NPR

Sam Brylawski from Special Collections was interviewed on NPR. He shared his insights on the anniversary of the compact disc.

Mysteries of Copy Cards, Printing, and Photocopying Revealed!

Confused about how to print? Not sure where to buy a copy card? Read on to learn more about these services in the Library.

Vending Machines in New Location

We have moved the vending machines to the southwest stairwell. Now you can have a late-night snack during overnight study!

Overnight Study Now Available in Davidson Library

Our new Overnight Study Service increases the spaces and services available to UCSB students, faculty, and staff after regular building hours.

New Graduate Study Room Now Open on 2nd Floor

We have added a new study room just for graduate students on the 2nd floor of Davidson Library.