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

A Note for Special Collections Researchers

Construction activities in Special Collections may result in delays retrieving materials for patrons and researchers. Read the full story for more information.

New International Sound Recording Collections

Two new international 78prm collections have been added to the historical sound recordings archive in Special Collections, the Kutay Derin Kugay collection of Turkish recordings and a collection of African recordings.

Alexandria Digital Research Library Launches With UCSB Theses & Dissertations

The UC Santa Barbara Library has just unveiled a new digital library called the Alexandria Digital Research Library (ADRL): http://www.alexandria.ucsb.edu.

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.