Study Break in Library

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The Library will host a free Study Break featuring de-stressing activities from 11:30 am to 1:30 pm Tuesday, May 24, in Instruction & Training Room 1312.

Study Break in Library (Tues., May 24, 11:30 am)

Study Break posterWhen your brain is a speedway of endless thoughts, your stomach a lurching rollercoaster, and your neck/back/body a jagged slab of concrete, it’s time for a study break — in the Library. Let us help with your distress over end-of-the-quarter stress.

Class of 2016 Photo Booth

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Smile! The Library will host a photo booth for all UCSB 2016 graduates from 11 am to 1 pm Thursday, May 19, in the Paseo. #UCSB2016

Visit Our Class of 2016 Photo Booth (11 am to 1 pm Thu., May 19)

Student holding class of 2016 signLet us add something fun, simple, and free to your commencement checklist if you're a graduating UCSB student. All you have to do is smile, and maybe throw on some sunglasses. The Library will host a photo booth for all members of the UCSB Class of 2016 from 11 am to 1 pm Thursday, May 19, in the Paseo.

Meet Your Librarian: Jon Jablonski

Jon JablonskiNote: This is the next in a series of UCSB Librarian profiles.

Who: Jon Jablonski, Head of Map & Imagery Laboratory (MIL).

Education: M.L.I.S., University of Washington; M.A. in geography, University of Oregon; B.F.A. in photography, University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.


Collaboratory Director Wins Nyholm Prize

University Librarian Denise Stephens (left) and Nyholm Winner Stephanie TulleyStephanie Tulley has received the 2015 Amy and Jens Nyholm Prize, an annual honor for a UCSB librarian who “has made an outstanding contribution to librarianship” in the past year.

Introduction to GIS using ArcGIS (Mon., May 23, 9 am)

Want to learn the basics of GIS? Need to make a map of your research results, but don't know where to start?

UCSB Library's Map & Imagery Laboratory (MIL) and Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory (IRC) will host a 2-hour hands-on workshop from 9 to 11 am Monday, May 23, in the IRC. The workshop will be taught by Spatial Data Librarian Jon Jablonski.

Debus Family Donates Rare Records Collection

Allen G. Debus in his basement with his phonograph and record collection.“Let’s go for a Sunday drive” drew mixed reactions from the Debus family in the 1960s.

L.A. Times Architecture Critic Christopher Hawthorne (Thu., Apr. 28, 6 pm)

Christopher HawthorneLos Angeles Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne will discuss the emergence of the Third Los Angeles and what its rise means for the architecture and urbanism of Southern California, 6 to 7:30 pm Thursday, April 28, in UCSB Library’s Special Research Collections (Mountain Side, 3rd Floor), with a

Visual Provocations

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"Visual Provocations," an exhibition in the Library's Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory, presents a visual exploration of trends in data, culture, and aesthetics created by six UCSB graduate students.