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.
Expanded late-night UCen hours were developed in consultation with students and the Library. The Ucen will provide an alternative study space to accommodate increased student demand for late night hours.
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.
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.
In order to address the ongoing need for study space and seating while the Library is under construction, Classroom 1575 on the first floor is now open as a student study space outside of regular work hours.
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.