Below are News items in the category of Special Collections Announcements

Library's Wax Cylinders Added to National Recording Registry

The Library of Congress had added UCSB Library's Vernacular Wax Cylinder Recordings collection to the National Recording Registry.

On Exhibit: Indigenous Peoples of the Americas: Roots, Resistance, and Resurgence

UCSB Library Special Collections (Third Floor), on exhibit February 10 - June 30, 2015

'The Lens ' Winter 2015 Newsletter Out

The Winter 2015 issue of The Lens, UCSB Library's newsletter for faculty and scholars, is now available.

On Exhibit: Images of Africa

A new exhibition in Special Collections draws upon research materials in Special Collections, by and about Africans over the past 400 years.

Goodbye Paper Forms; Hello Special Collections Research Account

The Library has launched a new, personalized Special Collections Research Account, offering researchers an efficient way to manage Special Collections visits and requests online – anytime and from anywhere.

Library to Host Reception for Images of Africa Exhibition

Join the UC Santa Barbara Library at a reception on Thursday, Nov. 6 for the Images of Africa exhibition on display in Special Collections.

A Note for Special Collections Researchers

Construction activities in Special Collections may result in delays retrieving materials for patrons and researchers. Read the full story for more information.

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.

Discography of American Historical Recordings Unveiled

The Library is pleased to announce the public availability of the Discography of American Historical Recordings (DAHR), a new online database that expands upon and will replace the Encyclopedic Discography of Victor Recordings (EDVR).

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.