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.

LibQUAL+ Survey Extended

We’ve extended the UCSB Library Quality Survey (LibQUAL+) a few more weeks since we have not yet received enough responses for a valid sample of our users.

UCSB Library Ranks in Top 15 for "Most Social Media Friendly"

UCSB Library ranked #15 out of 100 most social media friendly college and university libraries for 2013.

Library Celebrates 1500 Likes on Facebook

On Tuesday, April 24 at 15:00 (3pm), the Library celebrated the milestone of reaching 1500 likes on Facebook.
Events, News for Students

Library to Participate in All-Gaucho Reunion

Welcome back Gauchos! Please join us this Saturday for a drop-in event in the Library's stunning eighth-floor Pacific View Room and stop by our table at The Taste of UCSB.
Events

Exhibit: World Comics

Currently on view on the Library's first floor is a comics exhibit curated by Art History Professor Miriam Wattles and her seminar 186RW students in conjunction with the 2013 Regents’ Lecture by Scott McCloud.
Exhibits

California Assembly Bill 609: Taxpayer Access to Publicly Funded Research

California Assembly Bill 609 will ensure that the public can access the published results of taxpayer-funded research for free.

University Librarian Denise Stephens to Speak on the Politics of Film Preservation

On Tuesday, April 23 at 5pm, University Librarian Denise Stephens will participate in a Diversity Dialogue Program, "Politics of Film Preservation: The Case of 'The Man' and Other Hidden Cultural Legacies," in the Multicultural Center Theater.

Grad Slam in Library, Wednesday April 17, 4pm

As part of the Graduate Division's week-long Graduate Student Showcase celebrating graduate students and their remarkable accomplishments, the Library will present Grad Slam Round 7 on Wednesday, April 17 at 4pm.

New Display in EGSL: Remembering Martin Luther King, Jr.

The Ethnic and Gender Studies Library (EGSL) on the second floor of Davidson Library is currently showing a display about Martin Luther King, Jr. entitled "Remembering."
Exhibits

Special Collections Open Saturday for Spring Insight

The UCSB Library's Special Collections Department is staying open especially this Saturday, April 13 from 10am-4pm for Spring Insight.