Arts Library: News & Events

The Arts Library News Archive contains summaries of press releases about prominent news developments. The heading of each item links to the full text of that story.

Construction Update: Paging Service Required to Access Some Materials

Starting Monday, July 27, due to construction-related activity, some collections will be accessible over certain dates only through paging by Library staff.

Upcoming Collection Moves -- Impact on Library Users

As we reach the end of the library renovation project, some collections will be available temporarily only through paging. Read the story for details.

Library Closed July 3rd & 4th for Independence Day

The Library will be closed on Friday, July 3 and Saturday, July 4 for the Independence Day holiday. There will be no late-night study those days.

Recess Hours in Effect Through June 21

Recess hours are in effect until the start of Summer Session on June 22.

Off-Campus Access to Databases Is Now Easier

We have made a change to our list of Article Indexes and Research Databases that makes using them from off campus even easier. Read the article for more information.

Using Our Computers? Don’t Forget to Log Out!

To protect your privacy as well as your IDs and passwords, please remember to log out when you are done. Read the story for more information.

Library Computers Now Require Authentication

The majority of public computers in the Library now require users to log on to gain access.
Outreach, Technology

New International Sound Recording Collections

Two new international 78prm collections have been added to the historical sound recordings archive in Special Collections, the Kutay Derin Kugay collection of Turkish recordings and a collection of African recordings.

Discography of American Historical Recordings Unveiled

The Library is pleased to announce the public availability of the Discography of American Historical Recordings (DAHR), a new online database that expands upon and will replace the Encyclopedic Discography of Victor Recordings (EDVR).

Alexandria Digital Research Library Launches With UCSB Theses & Dissertations

The UC Santa Barbara Library has just unveiled a new digital library called the Alexandria Digital Research Library (ADRL): http://www.alexandria.ucsb.edu.