John Ridland, a UCSB Professor Emeritus and noted poet and translator, has donated his original manuscripts, translations, correspondence, and more to the UCSB Library.
May 1, 2015
The Library of Congress had added UCSB Library's Vernacular Wax Cylinder Recordings collection to the National Recording Registry.
April 5, 2015
Learn more and watch a video about UC Santa Barbara Library's recent acquisition of a collection of Turkish music records
February 17, 2015
UCSB Library Special Collections (Third Floor), on exhibit February 10 - June 30, 2015
February 13, 2015
The Library has launched a new, personalized Special Collections Research Account, offering researchers an efficient way to manage Special Collections visits and requests online – anytime and from anywhere.
November 12, 2014
Construction activities in Special Collections may result in delays retrieving materials for patrons and researchers. Read the full story for more information.
July 1, 2014
This Latin Bible, c. 1297, is one of the earliest held in the UCSB Library’s Special Collections.
June 23, 2014
Two new international 78prm collections have been added to the historical sound recordings archive in Special Collections, the Kutay Derin Kugay collection of Turkish recordings and a collection of African recordings.
June 18, 2014
The Library is pleased to announce the public availability of the Discography of American Historical Recordings (DAHR), a new online database that expands upon and will replace the Encyclopedic Discography of Victor Recordings (EDVR).
June 13, 2014
UC Santa Barbara Library is pleased to announce an agreement with the Santa Barbara Botanic Garden to house the Garden’s rare book collection, containing over 750 titles dating back to the seventeenth century.
May 29, 2014