Below are News items in the category of Collections

Floor 1 South Collection Area (in the 4-story Building) Temporarily Closed

Starting Saturday, September 6, select areas of Floor 1 South (in the Library's 4-story building) are temporarily closed to the public for approximately three weeks. Read the story for details.

New Display in EGSL on UCSB Student Activism

A new display on view in the Ethnic and Gender Studies Library (2nd floor) is titled "Hungry for Justice: Student Activism and the Struggle for Dignity in the 1980s and 1990s"

UC Launches Demand Driven Acquisition (DDA) Pilot

The UC libraries have launched a consortial Demand Driven Acquisition (DDA) pilot program for university press books in the humanities and social sciences.

UC Libraries Reach Agreement with Elsevier

The California Digital Library (CDL) recently completed a successful negotiation with Elsevier for a 5-year license to the Science Direct journal package of more than 1,200 titles.

A Note for Special Collections Researchers

Construction activities in Special Collections may result in delays retrieving materials for patrons and researchers. Read the full story for more information.

New International Sound Recording Collections

Two new international 78prm collections have been added to the historical sound recordings archive in Special Collections, the Kutay Derin Kugay collection of Turkish recordings and a collection of African recordings.

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!