Library Closed on Thurs. & Fri. (Nov. 26-27) for Thanksgiving Holiday

The library will be closed on Thursday and Friday for the Thanksgiving holiday. Hours will vary for Wednesday and Saturday this week.

Coming Soon ... New Library

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The expanded and renovated Library opens January 4, 2016, including a new state-of-the-art Special Research Collections facility.

November Crossroads E-newsletter Available

Crossroads November issueThe November issue of Crossroads, the Library's monthly digital newsletter, features stories about the new interim director of the Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory, the book selected for UCSB Reads 2016, and the new UCSB Cylinder Audio Archive, plus a link to photos from Parents & Family Weekend tours at the Library, and a list of Novem

Scientific American Archive (1845-2005)

UCSB researchers now have access to Scientific American Archive (1845-2005).

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UCSB Reads 2016 Book Announced

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The UCSB Reads book for 2016 will be Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption, an award-winning memoir about racial inequality in the U.S. by Bryan Stevenson.

UCSB Reads 2016 Book Announced

Cover of "Just Mercy"The UC Santa Barbara Library and the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor are pleased to announce the selection of a book for UCSB Reads 2016 — Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption (Spiegel & Grau, 2014).

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Pacific Views: Library Speaker Series

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Hillary Young of UCSB's Department of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology will present "Of Mice and Men: How Wildlife Loss Affects Ecosystem and Human Health" at 4 pm Tuesday, November 17.

Laptop Computers Available

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Need a laptop computer? You can check one out from the Circulation Desk for a maximum of four hours on a first-come, first-served basis.

Interim Director Named for Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory

Stephanie TulleyUCSB Librarian Stephanie Tulley has just been named interim director of the new Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory that will open in the expanded Library on Jan. 4, 2016.

New UC Presidential Open Access Policy Announced

Open Access symbolA new UC Presidential Open Access Policy has been announced that extends to all UC employees, not just Senate faculty, the same goals and requirements of the Open Access Policy passed by the Academic Senate in 2013. The new policy applies to such employees as lecturers, graduate students, clinical faculty, researchers, post-doctoral scholars, librarians, and administrative staff.