Electronic Resource & Database Access

There will be no off-campus access to Library electronic resources and databases this Friday, November 28 from 6-10pm. Library buildings are also closed for the Thanksgiving holiday during that time.

Below are News items in the category of News for Faculty

The Lens Newsletter Fall Quarter Issue Out

The Fall issue of The Lens newsletter for faculty and scholars is out.

UCSB Reads Selection Announced

The UCSB Library and the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor are excited to announce the selection of a book for UCSB Reads 2014: "The Big Burn: Teddy Roosevelt and the Fire that Saved America" (Mariner Books, 2010) by Timothy Egan.

Artist Diane Gamboa to Speak at the Library on October 23rd

On October 23rd at 4pm, artist Diane Gamboa will give an illustrated exhibition talk in the Library’s Mary Cheadle Room on the third floor. This event is free and open to the public

On Exhibit in the Library: Altered States: Diane Gamboa and the Aesthetics of Provocation

n conjunction with Diane Gamboa's Regents' Lectureship in the Fall of 2013, this exhibition of twelve silkscreen prints by the Los Angeles-based Chicana artist will explore the work of this artist as subaltern provocateur.

Oct. 15 Lecture: "Bookscapes: Trading Knowledge in British Colonial India"

Bookscapes: Trading Knowledge in British Colonial India, a public lecture by Professor Swati Chattopadhyay in in conjunction with the exhibition Conjuring Indipes: Trading Knowledge in British a: British Views of the Subcontinent, 1780-1870.

Improved Digital Microfilm Scanners Installed

New digital microfilm scanners installed in Davidson and the Arts Library provide much improved optics and special features like on-screen magnification and the ability to generate keyword searchable documents.

Open Access Policy Implementation Project Wiki

A wiki has been created to provide an open, shared space where UC faculty, librarians, and other stakeholders can engage directly with the Open Access Policy Implementation (OAPI) team.

UC Faculty Adopt Open Access Policy

On July 24, 2013, the Academic Senate of the University of California passed an Open Access Policy.

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.