A new exhibition in Special Collections draws upon research materials in Special Collections, by and about Africans over the past 400 years.
November 12, 2014
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.
November 12, 2014
Join the UC Santa Barbara Library at a reception on Thursday, Nov. 6 for the Images of Africa exhibition on display in Special Collections.
October 31, 2014
Construction activities in Special Collections may result in delays retrieving materials for patrons and researchers. Read the full story for more information.
July 1, 2014
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.
June 18, 2014
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).
June 13, 2014
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.
April 7, 2014
In 2010 the UCSB Library acquired much of the former store inventory and collection of Parisian record dealer Edouard Pecourt, owner of the store La Boîte à Disques, a small antiquarian record shop in Paris from the early 1950s through 1980s...
January 20, 2014
The papers of William Dole (1917-1983), American abstract collage artist born in Angola, Indiana, and former Professor of Art at UC Santa Barbara, are now available for research.
October 17, 2013
More than 2500 print gamebooks (primarily paperback) along with a smaller number of related works in other media.
July 23, 2013