Below are News items in the category of News for Faculty

Landscan population data set now available!

The Map & Imagery Laboratory (MIL) now offers access to the most current, high resolution global population distribution data set to its academic users.

Deadline Approaching for the Art of Science Competition

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.

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.

How Open Access Empowered a 16-Year Old to Make Cancer Breakthrough

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.

Exhibition: Wireless Art Network

The Library is the location for a site-specific digital exhibition created by students Raymond Douglas and Chris Silva.

Old Library Catalog Cards Available

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.

The Online Catalog Just Got Richer

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.

SEL Collection Getting Ready to Move

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.

"Construction Updates" Blog Launched

The UCSB Library has launched a new blog to provide weekly updates on the Library Addition and Renovation Project, which breaks ground on June 17.