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.

Hours Will Vary for Thanksgiving (Wed. Nov. 27 - Sun. Dec. 1)

Library hours will vary during the Thanksgiving holiday. The hours for Davidson Library and the Arts Library are listed in the news story. Please see our hours pages for the hours of specific service locations.

Library Tours on Saturday for Parents & Family Weekend

On Saturday, November 2 at 10:30am, all parents and families are invited to tour the Library. Find out how the Library contributes to the academic success of students across campus.
Events, Outreach

Looking for a Student to Curate a Writing Exhibition in Library

The Library and Writing Program are currently looking for an advanced undergraduate or graduate student to work during the winter quarter on the curation of an exhibition of the writing process.

UCSB Reads Selection Announced

The UCSB Library and the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor are excited to announce the selection of a book for UCSB Reads 2014: "The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America" (Mariner Books, 2010) by Timothy Egan.

Artist Diane Gamboa to Speak at the Library on October 23rd

On October 23rd at 4pm, artist Diane Gamboa will give an illustrated exhibition talk in the Library’s Mary Cheadle Room on the third floor. This event is free and open to the public

UCen Extends Night Hours; Alternative Study Space During High Construction Noise

Expanded late-night UCen hours were developed in consultation with students and the Library. The Ucen will provide an alternative study space to accommodate increased student demand for late night hours.

University Archives Addition: William Dole Papers

The papers of William Dole (1917-1983), American abstract collage artist born in Angola, Indiana, and former Professor of Art at UC Santa Barbara, are now available for research.

Library Unveils New Mission, Vision & Values Statements

Employees helped to shape and write the Library's new mission, vision, and accompanying values statements, focusing on the values that Library employees share in common and on the value that the Library provides students and faculty.
Library Employees

On Exhibit in the Library: Altered States: Diane Gamboa and the Aesthetics of Provocation

n conjunction with Diane Gamboa's Regents' Lectureship in the Fall of 2013, this exhibition of twelve silkscreen prints by the Los Angeles-based Chicana artist will explore the work of this artist as subaltern provocateur.