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

Additional Study Space Opened Up in Classroom 1575

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.

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.

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.

How Open Access Empowered a 16-Year Old to Make Cancer Breakthrough

An interview on Open Access to research journals with Dr. Francis S. Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, and Jack Andraka, the 16-year-old inventor of a breakthrough cancer diagnostic.

Be Sure to Return Reserves on Time

Don't forget. Fines for reserves materials are double during Dead Week and Finals.

Paint Your Stress Away (June 5, 11am-2pm)

Come de-stress during Dead Week while bidding farewell to the oldest part of the Library in anticipation of the upcoming construction project beginning June 17.

Old Library Catalog Cards Available

The Library is discarding approximately 3 million old catalog cards as we clean out the building in preparation for construction. Contact us if you want some of these for art, research, or other projects.

SEL Collection Getting Ready to Move

When the Library Addition and Renovation Project begins in mid-June, we will be emptying the existing two-story building. Much of the material in the Sciences-Engineering Library will go into temporary storage.