Gender-inclusive restroom sign
Fri, Mar 17, 1:40 pm | Diversity
UCSB Library will soon have a gender-inclusive restroom. Located on the first floor, Mountain Side, the multi-occupancy restroom will feature three stalls and a baby changing table, and will be wheelchair accessible. UCSB Library’s gender-inclusive restroom is part of a campus-wide commitment to...
Isla Vista: Building a Community
It's your last chance to view the exhibition Isla Vista: Building a Community, 1970-2016 in Special Research Collections. The exhibition explores the political, cultural, and social struggles of Isla Vista to become an independent, cohesive community. Since the protests of the 1970s, grassroots...
library entrance
Tue, Mar 14, 4:29 pm | Services
Don't forget that the Library has extended hours through the end of the winter quarter on Friday, March 24. During 'Late Night Study,' UCSB students, faculty, and staff have access to the entire building until 2am. On Saturday, March 18 and Sunday, March 19, the Library's Services Desk will open at...
Nabokov papers
UCSB Professor Emeritus D. Barton Johnson’s academic biography describes him as “a leading figure of Nabokov studies for many years.” Zoran Kuzmanovich, president of the International Vladimir Nabokov Society, begs to differ. Johnson “was not a leading figure. He was and still is absolutely the...
Banksia serrata
Virginia L.T. Gardner is a pansy person, even though her initial encounter with the flower wasn’t successful. The Santa Barbara resident, who grew up in Pennsylvania, came to love gardening and all things botanical as a small child because her grandmother had an enchanting 18-acre home that...
Genevieve Quadrille sheet music cover
To find Michael and Nan Miller’s home in the Los Angeles area, just look in the driveway for a car with the license plate “OPERETT.” To say that the Millers are operetta aficionados doesn’t do them justice. The couple’s home was custom-built to hold their massive collection of 60,000 recordings, 10...
Magnifying glass
Sun, Feb 26, 8:35 pm | Collections, Research Services, Technology
UCSB Library has selected a new, more modern online search tool to replace our 16-year old Library Catalog. The current Library Catalog is the entry point for locating books, journals, DVDs, and other materials held by UCSB Library. However, additional search tools are required for searching...
Los Angeles 1934
Fifty years ago, the UCSB Library created a separate unit to collect maps and aerial photographs. In 1979, the Map Room was renamed the Map & Imagery Laboratory (MIL) in order to acknowledge its role in supporting research and teaching on campus.  In the time since, MIL has evolved into one of...
Fair Use Week
UCSB Library is participating in Fair Use Week, a national event coordinated annually by the Association of Research Libraries that celebrates and explores fair use rights under the copyright statute. We invite you to learn more about fair use in academia by visiting our information table in the...
Noelle Graham
Mon, Feb 13, 3:05 pm | Library Employees
This is the second installment of UCSB Library’s new “Student Assistant Spotlight Series,” posts written by our student employees that highlight the types of projects they work on. Noelle Graham is a 4th year student studying Communication. She is currently working on a senior thesis that examines...

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