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 EGSL Display - Pussy Riot: Feminism and the Fight for Free Speech in Russia

The new display in the Ethnic and Gender Studies Library (EGSL) on the 2nd floor focuses on the group "Pussy Riot," feminism, and protest in Russia. Pussy Riot is best described as a Russian feminist punk rock protest collective.
Exhibits

Clothesline Project Display in Front of Library

The Clotheslines Project, an international project that honors women survivors of violence, is currently on display in front of the Library.

The David Giovannoni Collection of Home Cylinder Recordings at UCSB

The UCSB Library has acquired David Giovannoni's collection of over 500 home wax recordings. Home wax or home recordings, were made by everyday people, and capture the early spirit of the public's interaction with recording technology.

4th Floor in Tower to Close on April 21

The 4th floor will temporarily close to the public for a few weeks starting April 21.

Library Employees Celebrated for "Living the Values"

The Library celebrates employees for “Living the Value” of collaboration
Library Employees

7th & 8th Floors Re-opened; Changes to Restrooms

The 7th & 8th floors have re-opened to the public. Please note changes to the restrooms.

Event: Grad Slam Preliminary Round (April 8, 3pm)

On Tuesday, April 8, the Library will host one of the Grad Slam Preliminary Rounds as part of the Graduate Student Showcase.

Featured Collection Item: "Treehouse"

Featured object: Treehouse artists book by Paul Johnson

Spring Hours in Effect (March 31 - June 22, 2014)

With the start of the new quarter we now return to our regular hours for the quarter.

Recess Hours in Effect (Mar. 22 - Mar. 30)

Recess hours will be in effect during the University's Spring Break (Saturday, March 22 - Sunday, March 30).