Below are News items in the category of Library Addition & Renovation

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.

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.

University Librarian Signs Last Beam for New Construction

On June 25, University Librarian Denise Stephens participated in a topping off ceremony with our construction firm by signing the last beam that is to be added to the Library Addition.

Additional Seating Added to Floors 5 & 6

66 new seats have been added to the 6th floor and 48 to the 5th floor.

Additional Study Space on 7th Floor

7th floor remodel adds 76 study seats plus tables

"Late Night Study in Corwin" During Finals (Mar. 15-18)

UC Santa Barbara Library and the UCen are again sponsoring “Late Night Study in Corwin” during finals week.

8th Floor Graduate Study Room Closed for Several Weeks

The 8th floor Graduate Study Room is inaccessible through approximately March 14 due to construction.

UCen Extends Night Hours; Alternative Study Space During High Construction Noise

Expanded late-night UCen hours were developed in consultation with students and the Library. The Ucen will provide an alternative study space to accommodate increased student demand for late night hours.

2-Story Building Closed for Renovation

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.

Library Building Project Featured in Museum Exhibition

Currently on view at UCSB's Art, Design & Architecture Museum is "Unbuilt UCSB," an exhibition that displays building projects and designs that were intended for the UC Santa Barbara campus but never constructed or have yet to be completed.