UC Santa Barbara Library and the UCen are pleased to announce “Late Night Study in Corwin,” an additional study space being opened to UCSB students during finals week this fall quarter. Starting Saturday, December 7, 2013 and continuing through Thursday, December 12, 2013, Corwin Pavilion will be open every night from 9pm-2am for quiet study.
The Fall issue of the Library's The Lens newsletter for faculty and scholars has been distributed by campus mail. Additional copies can be picked up at the Library's reference/information desk, or a pdf copy can be viewed online.
In addition to the other tools used to access our collection of aerial photography, a new list is now available that describes the collection of historical Fairchild Aerial Surveys photography acquired from Whittier College in 2012. While this collection is being cataloged researchers can view a chronological listing of the acquired flights and the areas they cover. This acqui
Student Health is offering two flu shot clinics at the Library just for students. The clinic will be held on the first floor down the ramp from the Reference Desk from 1:00-3:00 pm on two Wednesdays: November 6th and December 4th. No sign up is necessary.
The 5th, 6th, 7th and 8th floors are designated Quiet floors. Quiet means:
Library hours will vary during the Thanksgiving holiday. The hours for Davidson Library and the Arts Library are listed below. Please see our hours pages for the hours of specific service locations.
- Wed., Nov. 27: 8 am - 5 pm, No Overnight Study
Thurs., Nov. 28: Closed, No Overnight Study (Thanksgiving)
Coordinated relief efforts by agencies on the ground in the aftermath of typhoon Haiyan are utilizing maps made by Humanitarian OpenStreetMap Team (HOT), a non-governmental US organization whose work first caught the attention of relief agencies in the aftermath of the 2010 Haiti earthquake. Combining information from before and after aerial photography, satellite imagery and digital data sets, the HOT team is able to provide critical base mapping of roads and infrastructure relevant to the affected areas in the Philippines. Read more about how opensource technologies, soc