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.

The Media Collection is Moving!

We are currently moving the Media Collection from the Government Information Center to the lower level of Davidson Library, 1st floor.

Victory Over Violence - Library Exhibit

The Library is hosting an Victory Over Violence (VOV) exhibit in the New Books Area, first floor Davidson until October 13, 2011.

Recent Acquisitions in Special Collections, 2011

This exhibit includes books and manuscripts acquired by the Department of Special Collections over the past year, including artist's books, photograph collections, silkscreens, and other materials.

New Streaming Audio: Victor Project and the National Jukebox

The Encyclopedic Discography of Victor Recordings (EDVR) now contains more than 10,000 streaming audio recordings digitized from the collections of the Library of Congress and UCSB for LC's National Jukebox.

We Have a New Website!

The library has a new website. Please let us know if you have problems finding something.

Thoreau Edition Receives NEH Grant for Volumes of Correspondence

The National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) has awarded a $245,000 grant to The Writings of Henry D. Thoreau, a project headquartered at the UCSB Library.
Grants, Thoreau Edition

Need to Borrow a Laptop?

Need to borrow a laptop? The UCSB Library has laptops available for short-term checkout.