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.

Submit Your Art to the Library's Wireless Art Network (WAN)

We are currently accepting applications from artists for the launch of our Wireless Art Network. There are no qualifications besides being a student at UCSB, and wanting to make all new work for this project.

UCSB Reads Free Book Giveaway (Jan. 15)

On Wed. Jan. 15 at 10am, Chancellor Henry Yang & Dilling Yang, University Librarian Denise Stephens & AS President Jonathan Abboud will distribute free copies of the UCSB Reads 2014 book selection to UCSB students in the Library lobby.

On Exhibit in the Library: Against The Wall: Social Justice and Civil Unrest in California, 1960s-1980s

This exhibition will explore communities of color in California and their struggles for civil rights and social justice in the sixties to the eighties.

No Water in Davidson Library (January 3)

Due to construction work, there will be no water in the Davidson Library on Friday, January 3.

Library Catalog Maintenance (Dec. 21 - Jan. 4)

We will be performing maintenance on the Library Catalog during the period from Dec. 21 through approximately Jan. 4. Read the article for details.

Planned Gas Shut-off in Library Tower (Dec. 19-20)

There will be no heat or hot water in the eight-story tower on Thursday, December 19 and Friday, December 20.

Library Holiday Closure (Sun. Dec. 22 - Wed. Jan. 1)

The UCSB Library will be closed for the winter holidays from Sunday, Dec. 22 through Wednesday, Jan. 1. During this time both the Davidson Library (including late night study) and the Arts Library will be closed.

Thoreau Project Featured on KCLU Radio

Listen to an interview with Beth Witherell, editor-in-chief of the Thoreau Project, on KCLU radio about the recently-published scholarly volume of Thoreau correspondence.
Thoreau Edition

Winter Recess Hours in Effect (Dec. 14, 2013 - Jan. 5, 2014)

Winter recess hours will be in effect from Sat., Dec. 14 through Sun. Jan. 5. The Library will be closed from Sun. Dec. 22 - Wed. Jan. 1.

The Lens Newsletter Fall Quarter Issue Out

The Fall issue of The Lens newsletter for faculty and scholars is out.