News

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Event: Henry Thoreau in His Letters: A New Perspective (Wed, May 21, 4 pm)

Elizabeth Witherell, who directs the Thoreau Edition, will speak about her work on Thoreau’s correspondence, and Casey Caldwell and Sophie Hassett will read selections from a group of letters between Thoreau and Emerson.

Floor 2 Central (Tower) to Temporarily Close May 20

Floor 2 Central (tower) section to temporarily close May 20 - the Science-Engineering collections.

Event: What Are Open Educational Resources (Thurs. May 15, 12pm)?

Tired of high textbook costs? Have lunch in the Library while learning about Open Educational Resources for teaching, research and learning, including open textbooks.

Event: Activism and the Arts: The Life Journey of Dan Guerrero (Tues. May 13, 4pm)

The Library is excited to host Dan Guerrero for a free public talk in the Library’s Mary Cheadle Room on Tuesday, May 13, at 4pm.

Additional Seating Added to Floors 5 & 6

66 new seats have been added to the 6th floor and 48 to the 5th floor.

What Book Should We Select for UCSB Reads 2015?

Help us choose a book for UCSB Reads 2015 by sending your suggestions to UCSBreads@library.ucsb.edu.
UCSB Reads

Alumni Share Favorite Memories of the Library During Reunion

At the recent All Gaucho Reunion weekend, alumni shared these following favorite memories of the UCSB Library.
Outreach

Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Office Has Moved

The Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Office has moved back to the first floor. For in-person assistance with ILL issues, please ask at the Circulation & Reserves Desk.

Spring Events in the Library

Upcoming events in the UCSB Library
Events

Tired of High Textbook Costs? RSVP for Student Forum on Open Educational Resources

The Library is looking for students to participate in a May 15 (1-2pm) student forum about open educational resources.