Below are News items in the category of News for Undergraduates

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.

On Exhibit in the Library: Altered States: Diane Gamboa and the Aesthetics of Provocation

In conjunction with Diane Gamboa's Regents' Lectureship in the Fall of 2013, this exhibition of twelve silkscreen prints by the Los Angeles-based Chicana artist will explore the work of this artist as subaltern provocateur.

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.

Library Exhibit of the UCSB Education Abroad Program Student Photo Contest Winners

Winners of the 2012-2013 Education Abroad Program Student Photo Contest on display at the Library (third floor gallery.

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.

How Open Access Empowered a 16-Year Old to Make Cancer Breakthrough

An interview on Open Access to research journals with Dr. Francis S. Collins, Director of the National Institutes of Health, and Jack Andraka, the 16-year-old inventor of a breakthrough cancer diagnostic.

Be Sure to Return Reserves on Time

Don't forget. Fines for reserves materials are double during Dead Week and Finals.

Paint Your Stress Away (June 5, 11am-2pm)

Come de-stress during Dead Week while bidding farewell to the oldest part of the Library in anticipation of the upcoming construction project beginning June 17.

Old Library Catalog Cards Available

The Library is discarding approximately 3 million old catalog cards as we clean out the building in preparation for construction. Contact us if you want some of these for art, research, or other projects.