The UCSB Library has received a prestigious Leadership in History Award from the American Association for State and Local History for the May 23, 2014 Isla Vista Memorial Archive and the We Remember Them exhibition
August 31, 2016
The late Walter Kohn, a UCSB emeritus professor who shared the 1998 Nobel Prize in Chemistry, has donated his papers to UCSB Library's Special Research Collections.
July 1, 2016
Today’s literary religion trend is “mindfulness.” Think adult coloring books and yoga.
June 3, 2016
The family of the late Allen G. Debus has donated his collection of rare records from the earliest years of recorded sound to the UCSB Library.
May 3, 2016
Lecture by Morgan James Luker (Reed College) April 6, 2016 3:30 p.m. Free Event.
March 22, 2016
The exhibition is on display from January 28 through June 12, 2016, “Modes of Codex” features rare books, manuscripts, artist books, illuminations, and other treasured texts from the Library’s Special Research Collections.
February 26, 2016
Meet Danelle Moon, UCSB Library's new Head of Special Research Collections.
August 3, 2015
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.
July 10, 2015
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.
July 2, 2015
The Travel Channel show "Mysteries at the Museum" is airing an episode that includes a segment about a UFW flag in the Library's Special Research Collections.
June 26, 2015