The UCSB Library's 2-story historic building has been officially closed to the public. That part of the Library will undergo renovations and will not re-open until the Library Addition & Renovation Project is completed, two 1/2 years from now.
July 16, 2013
California Assembly Bill 609 will ensure that the public can access the published results of taxpayer-funded research for free.
April 22, 2013
The Fair Access to Science and Technology Research Act (FASTR) would require federal agencies with budgets of 100 million or more to provide public access to federally funded research within six months of publication.
February 19, 2013
Recently, mapping enthusiasts have taken to creating maps of disasters that draw their information from the open web.
October 31, 2012
Sign the people's petition in support of public access to federally funded scientific research. For White House consideration 25,000 signatures are needed by June 21.
May 31, 2012
Effective July 1, the World bank will be adopting an Open Access Policy. "What the World Bank's Open Access Policy Means for Development" is a liveblog and webcast scheduled for Monday May 21, from 9:30-11am PST.
May 15, 2012
Working on your taxes? Need a form? The library has tax forms and instructions in our Government Information Center.
March 29, 2012