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?
The UCSB Library has acquired new ebooks on nanoparticles:
Handbook of nanomaterials properties
The 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.
If you had walked into Davidson Library Monday morning, you would have been met with an atmosphere of calm anticipation as students curved around the first floor of the library eagerly awaiting their free copy of this year’s UCSB Reads book, Orange is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison by Piper Kerman.
Note: This is the first in a series of UCSB Librarian profiles.
Who: Annie Platoff, Web Services Librarian and Subject Librarian for Geology, Military Science, and Slavic Studies.
Education: M.S. in library science, University of North Texas; M.A. in historical studies, University of Houston–Clear Lake.
UCSB Library has launched a monthly electronic newsletter called Crossroads. The goal of the e-newsletter is to keep Library stakeholders informed in a timely way about exciting developments and accomplishments, events and exhibitions, construction progress, and more. "Crossroads" refers to the Library's role as the intellectual, cultural, and social hub of UCSB.