UCSB Reads "Activism and Social Change" Panel

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As part of UCSB Reads 2016, the Library will present a panel discussion, “Activism and Social Change,” from 4 to 5:15 p.m. Wed., Feb. 10 in  Instruction & Training Room 1312 (Mountain Side, 1st Floor). This year's UCSB Reads book is "Just Mercy" by Bryan Stevenson.

New Licensed Resource -- BioOne Complete

All UC campuses now have access to BioOne Complete (formerly BioOne.1 and BioOne.2) on the BioOne.org platform.

#lovemyFDL: Love Your Federal Depository Library

Federal Depository Library Program logoA pamphlet titled “Analysis of the Santa Barbara, California Housing Market, as of December 1967” reports that new homes in Santa Barbara County at the time were priced from $15,000 to $35,000, and the average monthly rent was $80 to $120 for a one-bedroom apartment.

UCSB Reads: "White Like Me" Screening

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As part of UCSB Reads 2016, the Library will host a screening of the documentary White Like Me: Race, Racism & White Privilege in America at 4 pm Wed., Feb. 3.

Plagiarism Prevention Workshop Planned (Tue., Feb. 2, 3:30 pm)

The UCSB Library, Office of Judicial Affairs, and CLAS (Campus Learning Assistance Services) will co-host a Plagiarism Prevention Workshop from 3:30 to 4:30 pm Tuesday, Feb. 2 in the SRB (Student Resource Building) Multipurpose Room.

The free workshop will offer citation tips, tools to avoid plagiarism, and pizza.

Late Night Study Area Expanded

In response to student need, starting Sunday, Jan. 31, the Library's Late Night Study Service area will expand to include the 1st Floor Mountain Side (the first floor of the renovated two-story building) in addition to the Learning Commons.

Kyle Ratner, APS Rising Star

The UCSB Library congratulates Psychological & Brain Sciences professor, Kyle Ratner, for being named a 2015 Rising Star by the Association for Psychological Science (APS).  Ratner uses psychological and neuroscience methods to study social perception and evaluation and their consequences for intergroup relations and health. The UCSB Current provides more information about Dr.

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UCSB Reads: "White Like Me" Documentary Screening (Wed., Feb. 3, 4 pm)

White Like Me“People who imagine that history flatters them (as it does, indeed, since they wrote it) are impaled on their history like a butterfly on a pin and become incapable of seeing or changing themselves, or the world. This is the place in which it seems to me, most white Americans find themselves.

UCSB Reads: "Activism and Social Change" Panel Discussion (Wed,. Feb. 10, 4 pm)

Showdown crowd panoramicWealth, deepening inequality, and racial disparities in criminal justice are central issues this election year.