Electronic Resource & Database Access

There will be no off-campus access to Library electronic resources and databases this Friday, November 28 from 6-10pm. Library buildings are also closed for the Thanksgiving holiday during that time.

Newly Acquired Gleaner (Kingston, Jamaica) Microfilm

The Black Studies Collection has acquired the most current microfilm of The Gleaner, a long-running newspaper published in Kingston, Jamaica. Now available in microfilm at the UCSB Library are the years 1988 to 2013. First published in September 1834 as a weekly newspaper, The Gleaner is now a multi-sectioned newspaper which is published daily.

Currently housed offsite, the microfilm can be requested through the Library catalog. For more information: http://www.library.ucsb.edu/form/annex-request. If you are interested in viewing the most current print editions, please stop by the Black Studies Collection’s newspapers area; the call number for The Gleaner is AN101.D34.

For more information about The Gleaner, contact Jennifer Thompson at (805) 893-8051 or jthompson [at] library [dot] ucsb [dot] edu