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

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).

Ray Ford: History of Fire in Santa Barbara (Wed. Feb. 26, 4pm)

Journalist Ray Ford will give a talk in the Library titled "History of Fire in Santa Barbara: Perceptions and Misconceptions."

8th Floor Graduate Study Room Closed for Several Weeks

The 8th floor Graduate Study Room is inaccessible through approximately March 14 due to construction.

On Exhibit in the Library: Burn Cycle: Sharing Land with Wildfire

The UCSB Library and the Bren School of Environmental Science and Management have commissioned Santa Barbara artist Ethan Turpin to create an exhibition on wildfire which is on exhibit on the first floor of the Library through May 2014.

Art & Altered States at the San Miguel Residence Hall (Feb. 9 - 13).

"Altered States," the UCSB Library's exhibition of Diane Gamboa's work is on display Feb. 9 - 13, 2014 in the San Miguel Residence Hall’s Formal Lounge.