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
Concluding an 18 month project by three library departments, nearly all of the manuscript collections in Special Collections are now represented in both the Library Catalog and the Online Archive of California (OAC).
May 22, 2014
Demonstrating the power of collaboration, a multidisciplinary and multi-generational team of faculty, students and archivists went to work to put up a new campus photo display entitled, "Hunger for Justice."
May 17, 2014
A new exhibition in the Library's 3rd Floor Gallery looks at the life of performer, producer, and director Dan Guerrero, with photographs from the Library's California Ethnic & Multicultural Archives.
April 14, 2014
The UCSB Library has acquired David Giovannoni's collection of over 500 home wax recordings. Home wax or home recordings, were made by everyday people, and capture the early spirit of the public's interaction with recording technology.
April 7, 2014
Featured object: Treehouse artists book by Paul Johnson
March 31, 2014
The Emergence of the Bill of Rights, on exhibit now in the Library, is curated by UC Santa Barbara professors Patricia Cline Cohen (History) and William B. Warner (English and Comparative Literature).
March 2, 2014
Professors William B. Warner and Patricia Cline Cohen will speak about the new exhibition in Special Collections titled "The Emergence of the Bill of Rights," which they curated.
March 1, 2014
In 2010 the UCSB Library acquired much of the former store inventory and collection of Parisian record dealer Edouard Pecourt, owner of the store La Boîte à Disques, a small antiquarian record shop in Paris from the early 1950s through 1980s...
January 20, 2014
This exhibition will explore communities of color in California and their struggles for civil rights and social justice in the sixties to the eighties.
January 7, 2014