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.

Exhibit: World Comics

Currently on view on the Library's first floor is a comics exhibit curated by Art History Professor Miriam Wattles and her seminar 186RW students in conjunction with the 2013 Regents’ Lecture by Scott McCloud.
Exhibits

Comics Theorist Scott McCloud to Offer Regents' Lecture April 10

On Wednesday, April 10, renowned comics artist and theorist Scott McCloud will present the free Regents' Lecture on "Understanding Comics and Visual Communication" at 8pm in Campbell Hall.

April Fool's Comics Competition Submissions Being Accepted

All students, alumni, faculty, staff, and nearby residents are invited to participate in the first ever April Fool's Comics Competition. The grand finalist will have their work added to the shelves of the UCSB Library.

Using Our Computers? Save Your Work!

This is the time of year when our computers are really busy. Read some tips to help you avoid losing your work.

Laptops Available for Check Out at the Arts Library

The Arts Library now has laptops ready for check out at the Arts Library Circulation Desk.

Arts Library Comics Collection

The Arts Library has a small but focused collection of graphic novels, graphic narratives, comics, and manga.

Student Artists Books on Exhibit

A small, varied selection of artists’ books made by UCSB students are on exhibit in the entrance lobby of the Arts Library.

Carefree California: Cliff May and the Romance of the Ranch House

Don't miss the current exhibit in the Arts Library.

Getty Research Portal Opens Up Access to Art History Resources

The Getty Research Institute has launched the new Getty Research Portal, providing global access to digitized art history texts in the public domain.

Laptop Checkout Service Now at the Arts Library

The Library's laptop checkout service has been expanded. Laptops are now available for check out at the Arts Library Circulation Desk.