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.

Santa Barbara Botanic Gardens Rare Books Coming to UCSB

UC Santa Barbara Library is pleased to announce an agreement with the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden to house the Garden’s rare book collection, containing over 750 titles dating back to the seventeenth century.
Special Collections

Floor 4 South to Close June 16, 2014

Starting Monday, June 16, Floor 4 South (in the Library's 4-story building) will be temporarily closed to the public for approximately four weeks. Affected call number ranges include C-F.

Thousands of Manuscript Collections Now Cataloged

Concluding an 18 month project by three library departments, nearly all of the manuscript collections in Special Collections are now represented in both the Library Catalog and the Online Archive of California (OAC).
Special Collections

Spring Issue of The Lens Newsletter Out

The Spring issue of The Lens newsletter for faculty and scholars is now available.

"Hunger for Justice" Display on View in South Hall

Demonstrating the power of collaboration, a multidisciplinary and multi-generational team of faculty, students and archivists went to work to put up a new campus photo display entitled, "Hunger for Justice."

Announcing "Scholarly Communication Express"

Request a 15-minute presentation on trends in academic publishing for your department or organization.

Congratulations! Library Employees "Living the Values"

Congratulations to these Library employees who are "living the value" of diversity
Library Employees

Event: Henry Thoreau in His Letters: A New Perspective (Wed, May 21, 4 pm)

Elizabeth Witherell, who directs the Thoreau Edition, will speak about her work on Thoreau’s correspondence, and Casey Caldwell and Sophie Hassett will read selections from a group of letters between Thoreau and Emerson.

Floor 2 Central (Tower) to Temporarily Close May 20

Floor 2 Central (tower) section to temporarily close May 20 - the Science-Engineering collections.

Event: What Are Open Educational Resources (Thurs. May 15, 12pm)?

Tired of high textbook costs? Have lunch in the Library while learning about Open Educational Resources for teaching, research and learning, including open textbooks.