Below are News items in the category of News for Students

Watch Your Stuff!

Please don't leave valuables unattended in the library.

White House Petition on Open Access to Research

Sign the people's petition in support of public access to federally funded scientific research. For White House consideration 25,000 signatures are needed by June 21.

Sign the Petition for Public Access to Taxpayer Funded Research Results

Requiring the published results of taxpayer-funded research to be posted on the Internet in human and machine readable form would benefit everyone: students, teachers, researchers, patients, and entrepreneurs.

Digitize, Democratize: Libraries and the Future of Books May 3, 5pm, HSSB 6020

A talk by Robert Darnton (Director of the University Library, Harvard)on the Digital Public Library of America.

Have you filed your 1040s yet?

Working on your taxes? Need a form? The library has tax forms and instructions in our Government Information Center.

Moby-Duck Author, Donovan Hohn, to Speak on Campus (March 5)

The author of this year's UCSB Reads book will give a free lecture on Monday, March 5, 2012.

UCSB Affiliates Lecture to Highlight UCSB Library's Special Collections

The Library's Dept. of Special Collections collects, maintains, and preserves the campus libraries' most valuable, rare, and unique materials. The UCSB Affiliates lecture on Wednesday will address some of these collections.

Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr. to Visit the Campus

Amos Paul Kennedy, Jr. will visit the UCSB campus February 8-10. Kennedy’s visit will include a public lecture and two days of working in the Art Department Printing Studio.

Moby Duck Readings on KCSB

Moby Duck is being read live on air every Monday - Friday at noon. Listen to it on KCSB at 91.9 fm or online at www.kcsb.org.

Supreme Court Decision Restores Copyright Protection to Some Works Formerly in the Public Domain

A new Supreme Court decision on January 18 has restored copyright protection to works formerly considered to be in the public domain.