Below are News items in the category of News for Faculty

Open Access Week Programs at the Library

Open Access Week program highlights include presentations by UCSB faculty members on journal pricing and the brave new world of scholarly publishing, a pizza party for graduate students, and an introduction to altmetrics.

Sixth National Population Census of China Database

UCSB and other UC campuses now have access to the Sixth National Population Census of China Database.

Banned Books in EGSL

Banned Books Week, September 21-27, is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Read the story for more details.

New Licensed Resource: Statista

UCSB now has access to Statista, a statistics portal.

Recess Hours in Effect (Sept. 14-Oct. 1, 2014)

Recess hours will be in effect from Sunday, Sept. 14 through Wednesday, October 1, 2014.

New Licensed Resources in the Sciences

The California Digital Library licensed six Nature Reviews titles on behalf of system libraries.

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.

Newly Acquired Gleaner (Kingston, Jamaica) Microfilm

The Black Studies Collection has acquired the most current microfilm of The Gleaner, a long-running newspaper published in Kingston, Jamaica.

UC Becomes Charter Member of Knowledge Unlatched

UC has become a charter member of Knowledge Unlatched (KU), a promising new open access initiative, with an innovative business model for the publication of scholarly books in the social sciences and humanities.

Library Seeks Volunteers for Website User Testing

Library seeks volunteers for 15-20 minute user testing sessions. Please email outreach@library.ucsb.edu.