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 International Sound Recording Collections

Two new international 78prm collections have been added to the historical sound recordings archive in Special Collections, the Kutay Derin Kugay collection of Turkish recordings and a collection of African recordings.

Discography of American Historical Recordings Unveiled

The Library is pleased to announce the public availability of the Discography of American Historical Recordings (DAHR), a new online database that expands upon and will replace the Encyclopedic Discography of Victor Recordings (EDVR).

Library Survey for Graduating Students

Seniors: please take the time to complete this short anonymous survey and help the Library to improves its services and programs for future generations of UCSB students.

Alexandria Digital Research Library Launches With UCSB Theses & Dissertations

The UC Santa Barbara Library has just unveiled a new digital library called the Alexandria Digital Research Library (ADRL): http://www.alexandria.ucsb.edu.

More Student Study Space on First Floor

Additional student study space has been opened up on the first floor of Davidson Library, in the area previously occupied by Library staff behind the blue wall in the lower pit (beyond the reference shelves).
News for Students

Library and UCen Sponsor "Late Night Study in Corwin" for Finals (June 7-11, 2014)

The Library and UCen are again opening Corwin Pavilion to students during Finals Week for late night quiet study.
News for Students

Santa Barbara Botanic Gardens Rare Books Coming to UCSB

UC Santa Barbara Library is pleased to announce an agreement with the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden to house the Garden’s rare book collection, containing over 750 titles dating back to the seventeenth century.
Special Collections

Thousands of Manuscript Collections Now Cataloged

Concluding an 18 month project by three library departments, nearly all of the manuscript collections in Special Collections are now represented in both the Library Catalog and the Online Archive of California (OAC).
Special Collections

Spring Issue of The Lens Newsletter Out

The Spring issue of The Lens newsletter for faculty and scholars is now available.

"Hunger for Justice" Display on View in South Hall

Demonstrating the power of collaboration, a multidisciplinary and multi-generational team of faculty, students and archivists went to work to put up a new campus photo display entitled, "Hunger for Justice."