News & Events

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.

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.

Oct. 15 Lecture: "Bookscapes: Trading Knowledge in British Colonial India"

Bookscapes: Trading Knowledge in British Colonial India, a public lecture by Professor Swati Chattopadhyay in in conjunction with the exhibition Conjuring Indipes: Trading Knowledge in British a: British Views of the Subcontinent, 1780-1870.

Additional Study Space Opened Up in Classroom 1575

In order to address the ongoing need for study space and seating while the Library is under construction, Classroom 1575 on the first floor is now open as a student study space outside of regular work hours.

Free Weekly Massages Start Tuesday

Free chair massages for students take place every Tuesday from 12-2pm in the New Books Area on the first floor of the Library. Sign-ups begin at 11:45am.
News for Students, Outreach

Drop-in Library Tours Offered

Two half-hour drop-in tours are being offered to help students get to know the Library better.

Banned Books Week is Here

Banned books week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read which is typically held the last week of September.

Library Groundbreaking Ceremony, Oct. 1

Join us at the Library groundbreaking ceremony on October 1. RSVP required.