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.
September 30, 2013
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.
September 27, 2013
Two half-hour drop-in tours are being offered to help students get to know the Library better.
September 26, 2013
Banned books week is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read which is typically held the last week of September.
September 24, 2013
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.
September 13, 2013
On July 24, 2013, the Academic Senate of the University of California passed an Open Access Policy.
August 2, 2013
The Map & Imagery Laboratory (MIL) now offers access to the most current, high resolution global population distribution data set to its academic users.
July 25, 2013
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.
July 22, 2013
The UCSB Library's 2-story historic building has been officially closed to the public. That part of the Library will undergo renovations and will not re-open until the Library Addition & Renovation Project is completed, two 1/2 years from now.
July 16, 2013
Currently on view at UCSB's Art, Design & Architecture Museum is "Unbuilt UCSB," an exhibition that displays building projects and designs that were intended for the UC Santa Barbara campus but never constructed or have yet to be completed.
July 15, 2013