Library Goes Greener with New Waste Bins

pair of new waste receptaclesTossing trash and recycling beverage bottles just got easier in the Library. Always looking for ways to contribute to the university-wide goal of zero waste by 2020 (diverting 95 percent of total waste generated on campus from landfill), the Library was awarded a grant from UCSB’s TGIF (The Green Initiative Fund) to purchase 200 new waste receptacles.

New Licensed Resource – Digital U.S. Bills and Resolutions, 1789 – Present

All UC campuses now have access to Digital U.S. Bills and Resolutions, 1789 – Present.

Building Project Update from University Librarian Denise Stephens

University Librarian Denise StephensThe end — and a beginning — are near. As our expansion and renovation project reaches its final stages, we are gearing up to welcome and introduce you to the reinvented UCSB Library at the crossroads of campus. As the construction comes to a conclusion, we’d like to share with you what to expect in the next few months.

New Licensed Resource – International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd ed.

All UC campuses now have access to the International Encyclopedia of the Social & Behavioral Sciences, 2nd ed.

http://uclibs.org/PID/274924 (All campuses; on the ScienceDirect platform)

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New Head of Special Research Collections

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Meet Danelle Moon, an author, historian, and UCSB Library's new head of Special Research Collections.

Library Welcomes New Head of Special Research Collections

Danelle MoonYou’ll find Danelle Moon, UCSB Library’s new Head of Special Research Collections, in her office on the 3rd Floor. Look for her on the 2nd Floor, too: as the author of a book in the Ethnic and Gender Studies Library called Daily Life of Women During the Civil Rights Era. It’s one of many scholarly texts by Moon, who has two master’s degrees: in library science and history, with a focus on women’s history.

UCSB Scholar Transcribes Thoreau Text About Shipwreck

Thoreau manuscript exceprtBeth Witherell, editor-in-chief of The Writings of Henry D. Thoreau Project at the UCSB Library, has newly transcribed a Thoreau manuscript that recounts his trip to the site of a shipwreck off Fire Island, New York, that claimed the life of author and journalist Margaret Fuller.

Supporting Photonics Research at UCSB


The Current
announced that UCSB has been named the West Coast hub of the National Photonics Manufacturing Institute.  The Library congratulates Professor John Bowers (Electrical and Computer Engineering and Materials) who is leading the effort.

Construction Update

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Some collections will be accessible over certain dates only through paging by Library staff as they are moved around and into their new locations.

Construction Update: Paging Service Required to Access Some Materials

Books from stacksStarting Monday, July 27, there will be an uptick in construction-related activity and disruption in the UCSB Library as we start the countdown to a mid-November opening. In particular, some collections will be accessible over certain dates only through paging by Library staff as they are moved around and into their new locations.