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.

Library Goes Greener with New Waste Bins

The Library has used a grant from UCSB’s TGIF (The Green Initiative Fund) to purchase 200 new waste receptacles
Library Services, Outreach

UCSB Scholar Transcribes Thoreau Text About Shipwreck

Beth Witherell, editor-in-chief of The Writings of Henry D. Thoreau Project at UCSB Library, has newly transcribed a rare Thoreau manuscript.
Humanities, Thoreau Edition

Bob Bason Donates Capra Press Publisher's Collection

Robert E. “Bob” Bason of Santa Barbara recently donated 580 books published by Capra Press, along with more than 360 letters and related items, to UCSB Library’s Special Research Collections.

July 'Crossroads' E-newsletter Available

The July 2015 issue of Crossroads, the Library's e-newsletter, is available to read online.
Data Management, Exhibits, Gifts

Library Receives Gift to Support Spatial Data Research

The UC Santa Barbara Library has received a generous anonymous gift that will support research to identify more effective technical ways of identifying spatial data.

Extended: Indigenous Peoples of the Americas Exhibition

The Indigenous Peoples of the Americas: Roots, Resistance and Resurgence exhibition is extended through August 28. On exhibit in UCSB Library's Special Research Collections.

Extended: We Remember Them: Acts of Love and Compassion in Isla Vista Exhibition

The exhibition "We Remember Them: Acts of Love and Compassion in Isla Vista" has been extended and will be on display through Aug. 13 in UCSB's Red Barn (Old Gym).

What We're Reading This Summer

UCSB Library staff share books they plan to read this summer.

Travel Channel Features Flag from Library's Collection

The Travel Channel show "Mysteries at the Museum" is airing an episode that includes a segment about a UFW flag in the Library's Special Research Collections.