News

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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

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.

Event: Electronic Theses and Dissertations and the Publishing Landscape (Mon. May 5, 4pm)

Do open access ETDs diminish publishing opportunities in the social sciences and humanities? Gail McMillan will present the results of a study of publishers' attitudes toward open access ETDs.

Open Access & Graduate Student Events

The Library and Graduate Division invite the campus community to two programs on issues in scholarly communication and publishing.

Additional Study Space on 7th Floor

7th floor remodel adds 76 study seats plus tables

On Exhibit: That's Entertainment: Dan Guerrero and the Making of a Hollywood Original

A new exhibition in the Library's 3rd Floor Gallery looks at the life of performer, producer, and director Dan Guerrero, with photographs from the Library's California Ethnic & Multicultural Archives.

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.