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.

Launch of the Directory of Open Access Books

OAPEN has recently launched the Directory of Open Access Books. Read the article for more information.

UC Open Access Policy To Be Debated

In the Spring of 2012, the faculty of the University of California will be discussing an Open Access policy for the university. Read more to learn more about this important discussion.

Have you filed your 1040s yet?

Working on your taxes? Need a form? The library has tax forms and instructions in our Government Information Center.

Visit the Data Pub at CDL

A new blog site from the California Digital Library provides a forum to discuss data management. Join in the conversation.

Recess Hours in Effect During Spring Break (3/24 - 4/1)

During Spring Break the Library's hours vary. Be sure to check the Hours page for details.
Library Services

Arts Library Front Entrance Construction: Monday, March 26

The front entrance of the Arts Library will be under construction on March 26. Read the story for more information.
Arts Library

Australia to Open Publicly Financed Biomedical Research

Australia's National Health and Medical Research Council has joined the Open Access movement, requiring open access for publicly-funded research.

UCSB Library Catalog & "Request" Function Unavailable Sun. March 25: 3 AM - 3 PM PDT

The UCSB Library Catalog will be down for maintenance on Sunday, March 25th from 3 AM - 3 PM PDT.

Studying Tonight? Free Cookies for Students at 10 PM (Tue. & Wed.) in Davidson Library!

Tuesday and Wednesday night at 10 PM during Finals Week, we'll have free cookies for students studying in Davidson Library.