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.

Below are News items in the category of Collections

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.

The Lens Newsletter Spring Issue Released

The Spring 2013 issue of The Lens newsletter for faculty and scholars has just been released.

The Online Catalog Just Got Richer

Book search results in the UCSB Library Catalog (http://pegasus.library.ucsb.edu/) are now being delivered along with cover images, tables of contents, reviews from The New York Times, and other enriched descriptive data.

SEL Collection Getting Ready to Move

When the Library Addition and Renovation Project begins in mid-June, we will be emptying the existing two-story building. Much of the material in the Sciences-Engineering Library will go into temporary storage.

Artist Favianna Rodriguez Donates Personal Papers

Favianna Rodriguez, the Oakland-based activist artist best known for bold posters and digital art that explore issues of social justice, has donated her personal archive to the UCSB Library.