National Recording Registry

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The Library of Congress has added the UCSB Library's rare collection of Vernacular Wax Cylinder Recordings to its National Recording Registry.

Grad Slam Preliminary Round in Library (Tue., April 7, 3-4 pm)

UCSB's graduate students have a little something to say, and you're invited to listen. Grad Slam is a campus-wide competition for the best three-minute research talk by a graduate student. The event is organized by the Graduate Division as part of the annual Graduate Student Showcase.

Recess Hours Will be in Effect During Spring Break (Mar. 21 - 29, 2015)

Recess hours will be in effect during the University's Spring Break, Saturday, March 21 - Sunday, March 29. All Library locations will be closed for Cesar Chavez Day on Friday, March 27.

New Books on Drug Design

Newly added ebooks on drug design.

Neidle, Stephen
Cancer drug design and discovery / Stephen Neidle, School of Pharmacy, University College London, UK.
Elsevier, [2014]




Next UCSB Reads Panel at Goleta Library (Thu., April 2)

As part of the events for UCSB Reads 2015 and Santa Barbara Reads, libraries in the Santa Barbara Public Library System are hosting panel discussions featuring UCSB faculty talking about issues raised in this year’s book, Piper Kerman’s memoir Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison.

Store Your Stuff in a Library Locker

Photo of bank of lockersInstead of lugging around a stack of books and other scholarly necessities, let the Library lighten your load. Lockers for storing academic and personal items are available in Davidson Library, and it’s easier than ever to get one with a new online Locker Request Form.

UCSB ... Way Back When

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Like us on Facebook or follow us on Twitter to see more #TBT (Throwback Thursday) photos of UCSB in bygone days.

Meet Your Librarian: Shari Laster

Shari Laster holding statistics bookNote: This is the second in a series of UCSB Librarian profiles.

Who: Shari Laster, Subject Librarian for Government Information, Government Data, and Law.

Education: M.S.L.S., University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill; B.A. in philosophy and religious studies, Rice University.


On Exhibit: Art in Prison

Broderick Drew Hill mail artCombine M&M’s, Skittles, coffee, and toothpaste, and you get … paint. In prison, art supplies aren’t on the list of standard-issued gear. So artist Broderick (Drew) Hill had to develop a unique recipe when he was in prison to create the paintings on envelopes pictured here.