Below are News items in the category of News for Undergraduates

Library 'Week of Welcome' Program: 9/29-10/1

Check out how the Library can help you make the most out of your classes! Get a library passport and take a self-guided tour. You might even win a prize.

Banned Books in EGSL

Banned Books Week, September 21-27, is an annual event celebrating the freedom to read. Read the story for more details.

Floor 1 South Collection Area (in the 4-story Building) Temporarily Closed

Starting Saturday, September 6, select areas of Floor 1 South (in the Library's 4-story building) are temporarily closed to the public for approximately three weeks. Read the story for details.

Library Seeks Volunteers for Website User Testing

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

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.

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.

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.

The David Giovannoni Collection of Home Cylinder Recordings at UCSB

The UCSB Library has acquired David Giovannoni's collection of over 500 home wax recordings. Home wax or home recordings, were made by everyday people, and capture the early spirit of the public's interaction with recording technology.