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Brown Bag Discussion of the UCSB Reads Book (Wed. Feb. 5, 12pm)

Bring your lunch and join us at the Library on Feb. 5 for a brown bag book discussion of The Big Burn by Timothy Egan.

Annual Nyholm Prize Awarded to Sherri Barnes

Annual Nyholm Prize Awarded to Sherri Barnes, Scholarly Communication Program Coordinator.
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UCSB Reads Faculty Panel (Jan. 29, 4pm)

Bren School professors will introduce the SERI Fire research initiative, which is bringing together an interdisciplinary team in pursuit of new strategies for managing wildfire under conditions of climate change.

Brown Bag Discussion of the UCSB Reads Book (Fri. Jan. 24, 12pm)

Brown bag book discussion led by librarian Alex Regan kicks off a series of lunchtime discussions that continue on February 7 and 21, and March 7 in the Student Resource Building.

Live Readings from UCSB Reads Book, KCSB-FM 91.9

Starting this week, tune into KCSB-FM 91.9 weekdays at noon to hear campus and community readers share excerpts from this year's UCSB Reads book selection, "The Big Burn."
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Library Acquires Edouard Pecourt Tango and Latin American Music Collection

In 2010 the UCSB Library acquired much of the former store inventory and collection of Parisian record dealer Edouard Pecourt, owner of the store La Boîte à Disques, a small antiquarian record shop in Paris from the early 1950s through 1980s...

UCSB Reads Books Still Available

Free book still available to UCSB students at the Library's Reference & Information Desk.

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.