On Exhibit: "We Remember Them: Acts of Love and Compassion in Isla Vista"

memorial rocksChris, David, George, James, Katie, and Veronika: UCSB is making sure we will remember them long after May 23, 2014.

K-pop Material Culture and Global Fandom

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The exhibition K-pop Material Culture and Global Fandom, about the Korean popular music industry, is on display through May 29 in the Library’s 8th Floor Lobby.

New Books on Composite Materials

Brigante, Domenico, author
New composite materials : selection, design, and application
Springer, 2014
http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-319-01637-5

 

 

 

 

UC Launches Publication Management System in Support of Open Access Policy

By the end of fall 2015 all UC Senate faculty will have access to a new publication management system that searches scholarly databases for faculty article records, emails authors when new articles are found, and supports easy deposit of articles into eScholarship, with a UCSB NetID login.

May 'Crossroads' E-newsletter

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The May issue of "Crossroads," UCSB Library's monthly electronic newsletter, includes news about Sara Miller McCune's $5 million donation to UCSB, with half going to the Library; the Library's new café; our new Director of Development; and alumni contest winners.

May 'Crossroads' E-newsletter Available

Crossroads May coverThe May issue of "Crossroads," UCSB Library's monthly electronic newsletter, is available to read here.

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Loeb Classical Library Now Available

“Founded by James Loeb in 1911, the mission of the Loeb Classical Library has always been to make Classical Greek and Latin literature accessible to the broadest range of readers. The digital Loeb Classical Library (located at loebclassics.com) extends this mission into the twenty-first century.

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Alumni Photo Contest Winners Announced

1968 UCSB football gameThe Library enjoyed meeting Gauchos at our information table set up during the Taste of UCSB event at All Gaucho Reunion in April. One couple remembered the Library as a "quiet study place that you couldn’t find anywhere else." Others recalled picking out desks on the 8th Floor so they could enjoy the ocean views.

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Disaster and Recovery Mapping

Destroyed Nepalese templeThe earthquake in Nepal, as in other disastrous events, has summoned and deployed many forms of aid from humanitarian agencies and networks around the globe.  Collecting and disseminating information is a daunting task, given the vast quantity of digital data readily available through mobile devices, computer applications, social media, etc.  Developments in open-source mapping