Below are News items in the category of Collections

Discography of American Historical Recordings Unveiled

The Library is pleased to announce the public availability of the Discography of American Historical Recordings (DAHR), a new online database that expands upon and will replace the Encyclopedic Discography of Victor Recordings (EDVR).

Alexandria Digital Research Library Launches With UCSB Theses & Dissertations

The UC Santa Barbara Library has just unveiled a new digital library called the Alexandria Digital Research Library (ADRL): http://www.alexandria.ucsb.edu.

The David Giovannoni Collection of Home Cylinder Recordings at UCSB

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.

Isla Vista Bank Fire of 1970

Take a look at local history using the Map & Imagery Lab's air photo collection!

Library Acquires Edouard Pecourt Tango and Latin American Music Collection

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...

New Access Tool to our Whittier College Fairchild Aerial Surveys Photography

Newly published spreadsheet describes the FAS flights purchased from Whittier College in 2012.

University Archives Addition: William Dole Papers

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.

Aerial Photography Collection: Tea Fire

Among many fascinating parts of our aerial photography collection are photographs showing the devastating effects of the 2008 Tea Fire.

Demian Katz Gamebook Collection Now Open for Research

More than 2500 print gamebooks (primarily paperback) along with a smaller number of related works in other media.

EGSL Display Honors Gerda Lerner

A new display in the Ethnic & Gender Studies library honors Gerda Lerner, a pioneer in the field of women's history.