The Learning Commons now hosts 9 Macintosh computers, including:
An Access Card reader has been added to the Graduate Study on the 2nd Floor Ocean Side (Room 2582B), making two out of three of the Graduate Studies now easily accessible without waiting in line at the Services Desk for a key. Just swipe your UCSB Access ID card at the door. The 8th Floor Graduate Study still requires a key. All Graduate Studies are for quiet work only.
Between 1929 and the present our campus and the surrounding area has changed dramatically. With the tools available in ArcGIS Online, we've created an interactive map that shows the area over time. Here's a preview:
“The Library is the best place to study on campus. Period.” Others responded with similar sentiments in the open-comment section of UCSB Library's 2016 Graduating Students Exit Survey.
The Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) has welcomed University Librarian Denise Stephens to its Board of Directors. The DPLA is an online portal that offers free public digital access to photographs, manuscripts, maps, recordings, music scores, videos, and more from libraries, archives, and museums around the U.S., including items from the UCSB Library.
Your wireless access has expanded enormously if you are a UCSB student, faculty, or staff member with a UCSB NetID and password. The UCSB campus, including the Library, is now part of the Eduroam network, which acts as a worldwide wireless hotspot.