Starting 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.
The UCSB Library has a new licensed resource: RILM Retrospective Abstracts of Music Literature.
Robert E. “Bob” Bason of Santa Barbara recently donated 580 books published by Capra Press, along with more than 360 letters and related items, to UCSB Library’s Special Research Collections.
The July 2015 issue of Crossroads, the Library's electronic newsletter, is available to read online here.
The UC Santa Barbara Library has received a generous anonymous gift that will support research to identify more effective technical ways of identifying spatial data. The Spatial Discovery Fund aims to raise awareness of spatial and data analysis in research and teaching.
"We Remember Them: Acts of Love and Compassion in Isla Vista," an exhibition honoring the acts of love and compassion that emerged in Isla Vista and on the UC Santa Barbara campus after the May 23, 2014 tragedy, has been extended. It will be on display in the UCSB Red Barn (Old Gym) through Aug. 13.
UCSB is involved in a project to digitize, preserve, and store historic minute books of the Santa Barbara County Board of Supervisors dating back to 1850. Once the handwritten ledgers are digitized, they will be housed in UCSB Library’s Special Research Collections, where they will be publicly available.