Below are News items in the category of Technology

Library Seeks Volunteers for Website User Testing

Library seeks volunteers for 15-20 minute user testing sessions. Please email outreach@library.ucsb.edu.

Proxy Server Unavailable for Maintenance Overnight on Friday, Aug. 8 (10 pm - 7 am)

The proxy server will be unavailable during maintenance overnight on Friday, Aug. 8 from 10 pm until 7 am the following morning.

UCSB eScholarship Report Reveals Frequent Activity on Open Access Publishing Platform

View UCSB's eScholarship quarterly report, and see what's new and popular, and how departments are using the open access publishing platform and repository.

Library Catalog Maintenance (Dec. 21 - Jan. 4)

We will be performing maintenance on the Library Catalog during the period from Dec. 21 through approximately Jan. 4. Read the article for details.

Improved Digital Microfilm Scanners Installed

New digital microfilm scanners installed in Davidson and the Arts Library provide much improved optics and special features like on-screen magnification and the ability to generate keyword searchable documents.

Microform Readers are Moving to 2nd Floor

The microform readers are moving to the second floor. Their new location will be above the main entrance.

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.

Exhibition: Wireless Art Network

The Library is the location for a site-specific digital exhibition created by students Raymond Douglas and Chris Silva.

The Online Catalog Just Got Richer

Book search results in the UCSB Library Catalog (http://pegasus.library.ucsb.edu/) are now being delivered along with cover images, tables of contents, reviews from The New York Times, and other enriched descriptive data.

Power Is Moving In

The Library is adding 53 tables with power to the 4-story and 8-story buildings.