Collection Development: News & Events

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

Professor Emeritus Robert Murray Thomas

The UCSB Library extends their condolences to the family and colleagues of Professor Emeritus Robert Murray Thomas.

Henry Yang Honored by National Academy of Engineering

Chancellor Henry Yang won the Arthur M. Bueche Award from the National Academy of Engineering.

David Caldwell

Professor Emeritus David Caldwell of the Physics Department has passed away.

DPLA: The Nation’s Digital Research Library

The DPLA, rather than an enormous attic crammed with digital Americana, is a single portal that provides electronic access to collections at institutions around the country, including UCSB Library.

Samir Mitragotri Elected to National Academy of Medicine

Samir Mitragotri has been elected to the National Academy of Medicine.

Joseph Incandela: 61st Annual Faculty Research Lecturer

UCSB physicist Joseph Incandela has been chosen as the 61st annual faculty research lecturer.

New Licensed Resource: Foreign Office Files for China

Researchers at UCSB now have access to Foreign Office Files for China.

New Licensed Resource: African American Communities

UCSB researchers have access to African American Communities, a resource that presents multiple aspects of the African American community through a variety of sources.

New Licensed Resource: Victorian Popular Culture

UCSB researchers now have access to Victorian Popular Culture, a resource for the study of popular entertainment in the 19th and early 20th centuries.
Collections, Humanities

New Licensed Resource -- Late Qing Dynasty Periodical Full Text Database

UCSB researchers now have access to this database of Chinese periodicals published from 1833-1911.