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.

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.

Thoreau Project Featured on KCLU Radio

Listen to an interview with Beth Witherell, editor-in-chief of the Thoreau Project, on KCLU radio about the recently-published scholarly volume of Thoreau correspondence.
Thoreau Edition

The Lens Newsletter Fall Quarter Issue Out

The Fall issue of The Lens newsletter for faculty and scholars is out.

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.