Introduction to GIS using ArcGIS (Mon., May 23, 9 am)

Want to learn the basics of GIS? Need to make a map of your research results, but don't know where to start?

UCSB Library's Map & Imagery Laboratory (MIL) and Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory (IRC) will host a 2-hour hands-on workshop from 9 to 11 am Monday, May 23, in the IRC. The workshop will be taught by Spatial Data Librarian Jon Jablonski.

Debus Family Donates Rare Records Collection

Allen G. Debus in his basement with his phonograph and record collection.“Let’s go for a Sunday drive” drew mixed reactions from the Debus family in the 1960s.

L.A. Times Architecture Critic Christopher Hawthorne (Thu., Apr. 28, 6 pm)

Christopher HawthorneLos Angeles Times architecture critic Christopher Hawthorne will discuss the emergence of the Third Los Angeles and what its rise means for the architecture and urbanism of Southern California, 6 to 7:30 pm Thursday, April 28, in UCSB Library’s Special Research Collections (Mountain Side, 3rd Floor), with a

Visual Provocations

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"Visual Provocations," an exhibition in the Library's Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory, presents a visual exploration of trends in data, culture, and aesthetics created by six UCSB graduate students.

Visual Provocations Reception (Wed., Apr. 27, 5 pm)

Visual Pr"Visual Provocations," an exhibition in UCSB Library's Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory, presents a visual exploration of trends in data, culture, and aesthetics created by an interdisciplinary group of six UCSB graduate students in the Department of Film and Media Studies class "Data Visualization as Media Praxis."

New Licensed Resource: MarinLit

The UCSB Library has just purchased a campus-wide subscription to MarinLit, a database of the Royal Society of Chemistry.

UCSB Reads 2016 Author Talk (Mon., Apr. 18, 8pm)

Cover of "Just Mercy"

Bryan Stevenson, author of the UCSB Reads 2016 book Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption — his best-selling, award-winning memoir about racial inequality in the U.S. — will speak at UCSB's Campbell Hall at 8 pm Monday, April 18.

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Pacific Views: Library Speaker Series

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Carl Gutiérrez-Jones, UCSB Professor of English, will present "Science Fiction and Creative Self-Destruction" as part of the Pacific Views: Library Speaker Series, 4 pm Tuesday, April 12.

Next Pacific Views Speaker: Carl Gutiérrez-Jones (Tue., Apr. 12, 4 pm)

Pacific Views posterCarl Gutiérrez-Jones, Professor of English and Comparative Literature, and Associate Vice Chancellor and Dean of Undergraduate Education at UCSB, will present "Science Fiction and Creative Self-Destruction" as part of UCSB Library's Pacific Views: Library Speaker Series, 4 pm Tuesday, April 12, in the Pacific View Ro

On Exhibit: Letters of Josef Mengele

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Letters sent by Nazi physician Josef Mengele to his wife, Irene, while he was stationed at Auschwitz, will be on view in the UCSB Library (8th Floor, Ocean Side) in conjunction with Holocaust survivor Eva Kor's May 5 visit to UCSB during Holocaust Remembrance Week.