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.

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.

Recess Hours Will be in Effect During Spring Break (Mar. 21 - 29, 2015)

Recess hours will be in effect during Spring Break (Saturday, March 21 - Sunday, March 29). Read the story for more details.

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.

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

"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.