Below are News items in the category of Social Sciences

Library Receives Gift to Support Spatial Data Research

The UC Santa Barbara Library has received a generous anonymous gift that will support research to identify more effective technical ways of identifying spatial data.

On Exhibit: For the People, By the People: Government at Work in Santa Barbara County 1850-1950

UCSB is involved in a project to digitize, preserve, and store historic minute books of the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors dating back to 1850.

Library Extends Hours of Social Sciences Data Lab

A new, centralized lab to help students, faculty, and scholars find and analyze data is now open on the Library’s 8th Floor. Read the story for more details.

Meet Your Librarian: Shari Laster

For our series of profiles on UCSB Librarians, we talk to Shari Laster, Subject Librarian for Government Information, Government Data, and Law.

American Consumer Culture

The Library has recently acquired the database American Consumer Culture: Market Research and American Business, 1935-1965.

Complete DNSA Collection Now Available

The California Digital Library has reached an agreement for consortial access to the complete collection of the Digital National Security Archive for all UC campuses.

Proposed New Draft UC Policy on Open Access

The proposed new policy extends open access rights and responsibilities to all non-Senate members of the UC community who are authors of scholarly articles.

The Grand Tour

UCSB has access to The Grand Tour, a digital collection on the history of travel from 1550-1850.

Nakamura Publications in eScholarship

Shuji Nakamura, and his co-authors, have open access publications in eScholarship. Are your publications in eScholarship?

Sixth National Population Census of China Database

UCSB and other UC campuses now have access to the Sixth National Population Census of China Database.