New Books on Green Chemistry

These are new ebooks on green chemistry acquired by the UCSB Library.

Avlonas, Nikos
Practical sustainability strategies : how to gain a competitive advantage
Wiley, [2014]




Using Our Computers? Don’t Forget to Log Out!

To protect your privacy as well as your IDs and passwords, please remember to log out of any web-based sites you use on Library computers (eg. email, GauchoSpace, Gold, banking sites) and close your browser before walking away.  

It is also important to log out of a computer session. If you do not log out, other users can “tie up” your ID and you may not be able to log back in to a computer workstation.

Last Chance to See 'Images of Africa'

Map of AfricaThis week is your last chance to see (and hear) the Library's exhibition Images of Africa, on display in Special Research Collections on the Third Floor. The exhibition's final day will be Thursday, January 29.

Richard Ross’s Girls-in-Justice Photography Exhibition Moves Students and Staff

Photo from Girls in Justice exhibitionThe only eyes I see are those of a little girl; hidden amongst the sheets of her bed, beside hollow shelving.

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Lactation Room Returns

For nursing mothers, Davidson Library once again has a lactation room that provides convenient access to a private, clean, safe space to breastfeed or express breast milk. The room is one of five around campus, including another in the Arts Library (click here for additional locations). Four of the five rooms are equipped with high-quality breast pumps, including those in Davidson Library (Room 2549) and the Arts Library (Room 2407B).

Locker Request Form

Small book lockers are available to currently enrolled graduate and honors students. Locker assignments must be renewed each quarter.  Priority is given to graduate students.

Lockers are for storage of your personal items, and library materials that have been checked out.  Please do not store perishable food items or open packages of food in your locker, as they attract vermin.  

Learn to Share Maps on the Web with ArcGIS Online (Feb. 12)

As part of our campus-wide site license, everyone with a UCSB netID has access to Esri's ArcGIS online.  But what can you do with it?

New Books on Nanoparticles

The UCSB Library has acquired new ebooks on nanoparticles:

Handbook of nanomaterials properties
Springer, 2014






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An exhibition of UCSB Art Professor Richard Ross' photographs of girls in the juvenile justice system are on display in the Library's Tower Gallery on the First Floor.

On Exhibit: Girls-in-Justice

Girls-in_Justice posterThe teenagers, all girls, are identified only by their initials — “C.T.,” “B.N.,” “D.” Because they are minors, we don’t see their faces. But UCSB Art Professor and photographer Richard Ross, in his series of still photographs, has captured their raw pain, loneliness, and humanity anyway.