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.

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.

Today, 9am-12pm: Pledge non-violence in WORD photo shoot in the Library

Isla Vista Arts & Culture Magazine is conducting a photo shoot in the Library today. Get involved!

Special Library Hours During Thanksgiving Week (Wed, Nov. 21 - Sat. Nov. 24)

Hours for the library buildings, service locations, and overnight study will be different during Thanksgiving Week. Please read the story for more information.

Arts Library Comics Collection

The Arts Library has a small but focused collection of graphic novels, graphic narratives, comics, and manga.

Overnight Study Service Closed Saturday Night (Nov. 10)

Our Overnight Study Service will be closed this Saturday, November 10. The library closes on Saturday at 9 pm and reopens on Sunday at 10 am.
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Sam Brylawski Appointed to the National Recording Preservation Board

Sam Brylawski, Editor of UCSB's Encyclopedic Discography of Victor Recordings and the American Discography Project has been appointed to the National Recording Preservation Board (NRPB) and also to serve as the Board's Chair.

Don’t Forget to Vote!

The elections are coming up soon. Our election information guide to help you find out what you need to know.

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.