Below are News items in the category of News for Undergraduates

Library Seeks Volunteers for Website User Testing

Library seeks volunteers for 15-20 minute user testing sessions. Please email outreach@library.ucsb.edu.

Floor 2 South (in the Library's 4-Story Building) to Temporarily Close

Starting Friday, August 1, Floor 2 South (in the Library's 4-story building) will be temporarily closed to the public for approximately four weeks. Read the story for more details.

Library will be Closed for Independence Day (July 4, 2014)

The Library will be closed on Friday, July 4 in observance of Independence Day. There will be no late night study on that day. Regular hours resume on Saturday.

New International Sound Recording Collections

Two new international 78prm collections have been added to the historical sound recordings archive in Special Collections, the Kutay Derin Kugay collection of Turkish recordings and a collection of African recordings.

Recess Hours in Effect (June 14-22, 2014)

Recess Hours will be in effect from Saturday, June 14 through Sunday, June 22. See the story for details.

Library Survey for Graduating Students

Seniors: please take the time to complete this short anonymous survey and help the Library to improves its services and programs for future generations of UCSB students.

Extended Hours for Finals Week (June 6-13, 2014)

Regular hours for Davidson Library will be extended during Finals Week.

Event: Henry Thoreau in His Letters: A New Perspective (Wed, May 21, 4 pm)

Elizabeth Witherell, who directs the Thoreau Edition, will speak about her work on Thoreau’s correspondence, and Casey Caldwell and Sophie Hassett will read selections from a group of letters between Thoreau and Emerson.

Event: What Are Open Educational Resources (Thurs. May 15, 12pm)?

Tired of high textbook costs? Have lunch in the Library while learning about Open Educational Resources for teaching, research and learning, including open textbooks.

Event: Activism and the Arts: The Life Journey of Dan Guerrero (Tues. May 13, 4pm)

The Library is excited to host Dan Guerrero for a free public talk in the Library’s Mary Cheadle Room on Tuesday, May 13, at 4pm.