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.

Recess Hours in Effect (Sept. 14-Oct. 1, 2014)

Recess hours will be in effect from Sunday, Sept. 14 through Wednesday, October 1, 2014.

Goodbye Paper Forms; Hello Special Collections Research Account

The Library has launched a new, personalized Special Collections Research Account, offering researchers an efficient way to manage Special Collections visits and requests online – anytime and from anywhere.

On Exhibit: Images of Africa

A new exhibition in Special Collections draws upon research materials in Special Collections, by and about Africans over the past 400 years.

Tom Brittnacher, Geospatial Data Curator, Joins Library

This year the Library hired Tom Brittnacher, the first of a number of data curation subject experts, this one in the area of geospatial data.

Library Seeks Volunteers for Website User Testing

Library seeks volunteers for 15-20 minute user testing sessions. Please email outreach@library.ucsb.edu.

New Display in EGSL on UCSB Student Activism

A new display on view in the Ethnic and Gender Studies Library (2nd floor) is titled "Hungry for Justice: Student Activism and the Struggle for Dignity in the 1980s and 1990s"

Library Employees Recognized for "Living the Value" of Integrity

Congratulations to these Library employees who were recently recognized as "Living the Value" of Integrity, one of the six core UCSB Library values.
Library Employees

UCSB eScholarship Report Reveals Frequent Activity on Open Access Publishing Platform

View UCSB's eScholarship quarterly report, and see what's new and popular, and how departments are using the open access publishing platform and repository.

Propose An Exhibition

The UCSB Library Exhibitions Committee is pleased to consider exhibition proposals from UCSB students, faculty, employees, and affiliated organizations.

A Note for Special Collections Researchers

Construction activities in Special Collections may result in delays retrieving materials for patrons and researchers. Read the full story for more information.