The UCSB Library has acquired David Giovannoni's collection of over 500 home wax recordings. Home wax or home recordings, were made by everyday people, and capture the early spirit of the public's interaction with recording technology.
April 7, 2014
Take a look at local history using the Map & Imagery Lab's air photo collection!
March 7, 2014
In 2010 the UCSB Library acquired much of the former store inventory and collection of Parisian record dealer Edouard Pecourt, owner of the store La Boîte à Disques, a small antiquarian record shop in Paris from the early 1950s through 1980s...
January 20, 2014
Newly published spreadsheet describes the FAS flights purchased from Whittier College in 2012.
December 3, 2013
The papers of William Dole (1917-1983), American abstract collage artist born in Angola, Indiana, and former Professor of Art at UC Santa Barbara, are now available for research.
October 17, 2013
Among many fascinating parts of our aerial photography collection are photographs showing the devastating effects of the 2008 Tea Fire.
August 26, 2013
More than 2500 print gamebooks (primarily paperback) along with a smaller number of related works in other media.
July 23, 2013
Partition walls are in the process of being constructed that will fully close off the two-story building to the public for the renovation of that part of the Library.
July 11, 2013
The Curriculum Lab has completed its move. It is now open in its new permanent location, in the southeast portion of the second floor.
July 8, 2013
The Curriculum Lab is currently moving to a new location.
July 2, 2013