Below are News items in the category of Sciences & Engineering

Deadline Approaching for the Art of Science Competition

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.

2-Story Building Closed for Renovation

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.

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.

SEL Collection Getting Ready to Move

When the Library Addition and Renovation Project begins in mid-June, we will be emptying the existing two-story building. Much of the material in the Sciences-Engineering Library will go into temporary storage.

SEL New Books Have Moved

The SEL (Sciences-Engineering Library) New Books area has been integrated with the main New Books area on the first floor.

Do You Receive NIH Funding?

Effective July 2013, the NIH will delay processing of non-competitive renewal funding if researchers are not in compliance with the 2008 NIH Public Access Policy.

Royal Society of Chemistry Open Access Vouchers Available

The Royal Society of Chemistry offers UCSB authors vouchers for publication fees.

The USGS National Geologic Map Database

Discover thousands of nation-wide geologic map resources available online!

Open Access Fund Launched

The Library’s Open Access Fund Pilot Program is now accepting applications. The Fund helps scholars cover the cost of author fees when publishing in peer reviewed open access publications.