Below are News items in the category of News for Students

UCen Extends Night Hours; Alternative Study Space During High Construction Noise

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.

On Display in the Library: Central Avenue Over Time

A new display in the Ethnic & Gender Studies Library spotlights Central Avenue, a historic and major north-south thoroughfare in Los Angeles, from the turn of the 20th century to today.

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.

Free Weekly Massages Start Tuesday

Free chair massages for students take place every Tuesday from 12-2pm in the New Books Area on the first floor of the Library. Sign-ups begin at 11:45am.

Drop-in Library Tours Offered

Two half-hour drop-in tours are being offered to help students get to know the Library better.

Banned Books Week is Here

Banned books week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read which is typically held the last week of September.

On Exhibit in the Library: The Art of Science

The pieces exhibited in the Library were winners in UCSB’s first annual Art of Science competition, held during the summer of 2013. Winners were judged on their aesthetic excellence as well as scientific or technical interest.

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.