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 Lectures & Talks

Comics Theorist Scott McCloud to Offer Regents' Lecture April 10

On Wednesday, April 10, renowned comics artist and theorist Scott McCloud will present the free Regents' Lecture on "Understanding Comics and Visual Communication" at 8pm in Campbell Hall.

UCSB Reads Author Lecture (Monday, March 4)

Join us for a free lecture by Joshua Foer, author of this year's UCSB Reads book -- Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything.

UCSB Reads Panel Discussion: Santa Barbara Central Downtown Public Library (Feb. 20)

Join us for a multidisciplinary panel discussion about this year's UCSB Reads book with a panel of UCSB faculty.

Psychological Perspectives on Memory and "Moonwalking with Einstein" (Feb. 6)

Learn about the psychological perspectives on memory from local experts at this UCSB Reads panel discussion.

Artist Talk and Reception: Jan. 30, 3:30pm

The UCSB Library and Chicano Studies Institute are co-sponsoring an artist talk by Favianna Rodriguez, in conjunction with the exhibit, "Favianna Rodriguez: Art of the Activist Imagination."

Library to Host California Map Society

The Map & Imagery Lab and the University Library will be hosting a meeting of the California Map Society on February 2nd.

History Affiliates Lecture Thursday on the Emancipation Proclamation

There will be a lecture on Thursday commemoratig the 150th anniversary of the Emancipation Proclamation, offered in conjunction with the exhibit currently on view in Special Collections on the 3rd floor of Davidson Library.

UCSB Reads 2013 Book Announced: Moonwalking With Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything

The Library is excited to announce the selection of a book for UCSB Reads 2013 — Moonwalking With Einstein: The Art and Science of Remembering Everything by Joshua Foer (Penguin, 2011).

Open Access Week Events - October 22-28

The UCSB Library is hosting two events in conjunction with Open Access Week, a worldwide initiative to raise awareness about new models of scholarly publishing.