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.

Abandoned Oil Wells in Your Backyard?

Millions of abandoned oil and gas wells are buried in the U.S. under areas with houses, schools, and shopping centers. Historical aerial photography can reveal locations of abandoned wells before these areas were developed.

Late Night Study Hours Extended for Summer

In response to student demand, hours for the Library’s Late Night Study service will be extended during Summer Sessions, starting June 20, 2016.

Meet Your Librarian: Jon Jablonski

Meet librarian Jon Jablonski, head of UCSB Library's Map & Imagery Library.

New Open Access Fund Eligibility Requirements

Effective July 1, 2016, the UCSB Open Access Fund will only be accepting applications from graduate students, post docs, and assistant professors.

Debus Family Donates Rare Records Collection

The family of the late Allen G. Debus has donated his collection of rare records from the earliest years of recorded sound to the UCSB Library.

New Licensed Resource: 60 Minutes

All UC campuses now have access to 60 Minutes (1997-2014).

Library Welcomes New Humanities Data Curator

Thomas G. Padilla is UCSB Library's first-ever Humanities Data Curator.

On Exhibit: Art of Science Competition Winners

Winning entries in the 2016 Art of Science Competition are on display in UCSB Library's Tower Gallery (1st Floor, Ocean Side).

On Exhibit: The Letters of Josef Mengele

This exhibition of letters sent by Nazi physician Josef Mengele to his wife, Irene, while he was stationed at Auschwitz, is planned in conjunction with Holocaust survivor Eva Kor's May 5 visit to UCSB.
Events, Exhibits, Humanities

Scholarly Publishing Discussion List Launched

UCSB Library is starting a Scholarly Publishing and Communication Discussion List for UCSB faculty, graduate students, librarians, administrators, editors, peer reviewers, and publishers.