Below are News items in the category of News for Faculty

Coming This Fall to a Library Near You... Bigger and Better Overnight Study Space

The Library will replace the current 24-Hour Study Room with expanded Overnight Study services on the 1st and 2nd floors of Davidson Library starting this Fall Quarter.

Getty Research Portal Opens Up Access to Art History Resources

The Getty Research Institute has launched the new Getty Research Portal, providing global access to digitized art history texts in the public domain.

White House Petition on Open Access to Research

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.

Sign the Petition for Public Access to Taxpayer Funded Research Results

Requiring the published results of taxpayer-funded research to be posted on the Internet in human and machine readable form would benefit everyone: students, teachers, researchers, patients, and entrepreneurs.

UCSF Implements Open Access Policy

The UCSF Academic Senate has voted to make electronic versions ofcurrent and future scientific articles freely available to the public.

Laptop Checkout Service Now at the Arts Library

The Library's laptop checkout service has been expanded. Laptops are now available for check out at the Arts Library Circulation Desk.

What is Open Access and Why is the World Bank's Open Access Policy So Significant?

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.

Digitize, Democratize: Libraries and the Future of Books May 3, 5pm, HSSB 6020

A talk by Robert Darnton (Director of the University Library, Harvard)on the Digital Public Library of America.

Attention Faculty & Staff: Important Information About Your UCSBnet ID and Password

Are you a faculty member or university staff? Have you migrated your UCSBnet Identity yet? If not, please read for more details.