Below are News items in the category of News for Graduate Students

Spring Issue of The Lens Newsletter Out

The Spring issue of The Lens newsletter for faculty and scholars is now available.

Event: Henry Thoreau in His Letters: A New Perspective (Wed, May 21, 4 pm)

Elizabeth Witherell, who directs the Thoreau Edition, will speak about her work on Thoreau’s correspondence, and Casey Caldwell and Sophie Hassett will read selections from a group of letters between Thoreau and Emerson.

Event: What Are Open Educational Resources (Thurs. May 15, 12pm)?

Tired of high textbook costs? Have lunch in the Library while learning about Open Educational Resources for teaching, research and learning, including open textbooks.

Event: Activism and the Arts: The Life Journey of Dan Guerrero (Tues. May 13, 4pm)

The Library is excited to host Dan Guerrero for a free public talk in the Library’s Mary Cheadle Room on Tuesday, May 13, at 4pm.

Event: Electronic Theses and Dissertations and the Publishing Landscape (Mon. May 5, 4pm)

Do open access ETDs diminish publishing opportunities in the social sciences and humanities? Gail McMillan will present the results of a study of publishers' attitudes toward open access ETDs.

Open Access & Graduate Student Events

The Library and Graduate Division invite the campus community to two programs on issues in scholarly communication and publishing.

The David Giovannoni Collection of Home Cylinder Recordings at UCSB

The UCSB Library has acquired David Giovannoni's collection of over 500 home wax recordings. Home wax or home recordings, were made by everyday people, and capture the early spirit of the public's interaction with recording technology.

Event: Grad Slam Preliminary Round (April 8, 3pm)

On Tuesday, April 8, the Library will host one of the Grad Slam Preliminary Rounds as part of the Graduate Student Showcase.

UC Becomes Charter Member of Knowledge Unlatched

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

On Exhibit: The Emergence of the Bill of Rights

The Emergence of the Bill of Rights, on exhibit now in the Library, is curated by UC Santa Barbara professors Patricia Cline Cohen (History) and William B. Warner (English and Comparative Literature).