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.

Library will be Closed for Independence Day (July 4, 2014)

The Library will be closed on Friday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. There will be no late night study on that day. Regular hours resume on Saturday.

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).

Recess Hours in Effect (June 14-22, 2014)

Recess Hours will be in effect from Saturday, June 14 through Sunday, June 22. See the story for details.

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.

What Book Should We Select for UCSB Reads 2015?

Help us choose a book for UCSB Reads 2015 by sending your suggestions to UCSBreads@library.ucsb.edu.
UCSB Reads

Featured Collection Item: "Treehouse"

Featured object: Treehouse artists book by Paul Johnson

Spring Hours in Effect (March 31 - June 22, 2014)

With the start of the new quarter we now return to our regular hours for the quarter.

Recess Hours in Effect (Mar. 22 - Mar. 30)

Recess hours will be in effect during the University's Spring Break (Saturday, March 22 - Sunday, March 30).

"Burn Cycle" Artist Talk (Feb. 19, 4pm)

Ethan Turpin will offer an artist talk in the Library's Mary Cheadle Room on Wednesday, February 19 at 4pm.