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.

New Digital Collection: Ronald H. McPeak Underwater and Coastal California Photographs Collection

Over 2,000 color slides relating to marine biology have been digitized and are now online.

UCSF Implements Open Access Policy

The UCSF Academic Senate has voted to make electronic versions ofcurrent and future scientific articles freely available to the public.

Laptop Checkout Service Now at the Arts Library

The Library's laptop checkout service has been expanded. Laptops are now available for check out at the Arts Library Circulation Desk.

What is Open Access and Why is the World Bank's Open Access Policy So Significant?

Effective July 1, the World bank will be adopting an Open Access Policy. "What the World Bank's Open Access Policy Means for Development" is a liveblog and webcast scheduled for Monday May 21, from 9:30-11am PST.

Stanley K. Sheinbaum Collection Now Available for Research

The extensive papers of important political activist Stanley Sheinbaum are ready for use in the Department of Special Collections.

Digitize, Democratize: Libraries and the Future of Books May 3, 5pm, HSSB 6020

A talk by Robert Darnton (Director of the University Library, Harvard)on the Digital Public Library of America.

Attention Faculty & Staff: Important Information About Your UCSBnet ID and Password

Are you a faculty member or university staff? Have you migrated your UCSBnet Identity yet? If not, please read for more details.

eScholarship Book Publishing Solutions Webinar May 3, 2pm, Library Room 1575

The California Digital Library has established a relationship with Lulu.com to provide print and e-book distribution services for University of California research units. Find out more about it at the Webinar.

MIL Head to Discuss Chinese Research

Jon Jablonski, head of MIL since 2010, will present results of research conducted in Wuhan China on May 8.

Have a Suggestion for the Next UCSB Reads Book?

Read any good books lately? The UCSB Library wants your book suggestions for our 2013 UCSB Reads Program.