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.

Open Access Week Programs at the Library

Open Access Week program highlights include presentations by UCSB faculty members on journal pricing and the brave new world of scholarly publishing, a pizza party for graduate students, and an introduction to altmetrics.

New Library Display on Banned and Challenged Books

Banned Books Week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read and highlights the value of free and open access to information

Library 'Week of Welcome' Program: 9/29-10/1

Check out how the Library can help you make the most out of your classes! Get a library passport and take a self-guided tour. You might even win a prize.

Library Hosts Table at Graduate Student Orientation, Oct. 1

The Library looks forward to meeting new graduate students at the Graduate Student Orientation Campus Resource Fair.

43 Library Employees Recognized for Innovative Work

Congratulations to these Library employees who are being celebrated for "Living the Value" of innovation in the workplace.
Library Employees

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.