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.

Meet Your Librarian: Annie Platoff

Q-and-A with Annie Platoff, Web Services Librarian and Subject Librarian for Geology, Military Science, and Slavic Studies.

Library Launches 'Crossroads' Electronic Newsletter

UCSB Library has sent out the inaugural edition of its monthly electronic newsletter, "Crossroads."

UCSB Reads 2015 Book Giveaway (Mon., Jan. 12, 10am)

To kick off UCSB Reads 2015, Chancellor Yang, Executive Vice Chancellor David Marshall, and University Librarian Denise Stephens will distribute free copies of this year's book, "Orange Is the New Black," to UCSB students.
Events, UCSB Reads

Overnight Study Access Requires Newest ID Card

For access to the Library's Overnight Study Services, faculty, students, and staff must use the latest generation of UCSB Access ID Card.

What We're Reading Over Winter Break

UCSB Library staff share their reading lists for the holidays.

Proposed New Draft UC Policy on Open Access

The proposed new policy extends open access rights and responsibilities to all non-Senate members of the UC community who are authors of scholarly articles.

Student Flu Shot Clinic at the Library (Dec. 9, 2014)

There will be a flu shot clinic at the Library: Tuesday, Dec 9 from 1:30-3:30 pm.

UCSB Reads 2015 Book Announced

The book for UCSB Reads 2015 is "Orange Is the New Black," the best-selling memoir by Piper Kerman about her time in prison.

New Book Display Part of 'Anthropocene' Series

A new display in the Library features books of literature, poetry, philosophy and more focused on the environment.
Exhibits, Humanities, Outreach

On Exhibit: Images of Africa

A new exhibition in Special Collections draws upon research materials in Special Collections, by and about Africans over the past 400 years.