On July 24, 2013, the Academic Senate of the University of California passed an Open Access Policy.
August 2, 2013
The Map & Imagery Laboratory (MIL) now offers access to the most current, high resolution global population distribution data set to its academic users.
July 25, 2013
July 26 is the deadline for entering works into the first annual UCSB Art of Science Competition. The Library will be displaying the competition finalists in its first floor gallery.
July 22, 2013
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
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.
July 15, 2013
An interview on Open Access to research journals with Dr. Francis S. Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, and Jack Andraka, the 16-year-old inventor of a breakthrough cancer diagnostic.
June 28, 2013
The Library is the location for a site-specific digital exhibition created by students Raymond Douglas and Chris Silva.
June 6, 2013
The Library is discarding approximately 3 million old catalog cards as we clean out the building in preparation for construction. Contact us if you want some of these for art, research, or other projects.
May 31, 2013
Book search results in the UCSB Library Catalog (http://pegasus.library.ucsb.edu/) are now being delivered along with cover images, tables of contents, reviews from The New York Times, and other enriched descriptive data.
May 27, 2013
When the Library Addition and Renovation Project begins in mid-June, we will be emptying the existing two-story building. Much of the material in the Sciences-Engineering Library will go into temporary storage.
May 20, 2013