MIL: News & Events

The Map & Imagery Laboratory News Archive contains summaries of press releases about prominent news developments. The heading of each item links to the full text of that story.

MIL Move!

MIL has moved to our new temporary home on the south end of the 1st floor.

Library Acquires 750,000 Aerial Photos from Whittier College

The UC Santa Barbara Library has acquired a collection of 750,000 aerial photographs from Whittier College.

Library to Host California Map Society

The Map & Imagery Lab and the University Library will be hosting a meeting of the California Map Society on February 2nd.

The USGS National Geologic Map Database

Discover thousands of nation-wide geologic map resources available online!

Supporting Research: The Map & Imagery Laboratory

The Map & Imagery Laboratory (MIL) at UCSB Library is the largest imagery collection in any academic library in the country.

Don't Forget Maps in Artists' Books

Artist Agnes Denes' current exhibition at the Santa Monica Museum of Art reminds us that the Arts Library is another great location on campus to find maps.

Prominent Collector Endorses MIL Bid for Unique Photo Collection

Collector of 18th and 19th century maps of the Americas and advocate to public access to cartographic materials writes letter of support for MIL acquisition.

Santa Barbara: 1927

MIL let's you see Santa Barbara inside of Google Earth from 1927!

New Aerial Photography Services

MIL is introducing new aerial photography research options as part of the Aerial Imagery Research Service (AIRS).