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
A new exhibit in Special Collections examines representations of colonial-era India with illustrations from works published in the 18th & 19th centuries from the collections of Sara Miller McCune and the UCSB Library.
December 17, 2013
The papers of William Dole (1917-1983), American abstract collage artist born in Angola, Indiana, and former Professor of Art at UC Santa Barbara, are now available for research.
October 17, 2013
In conjunction with Diane Gamboa's Regents' Lectureship in the Fall of 2013, this exhibition of twelve silkscreen prints by the Los Angeles-based Chicana artist will explore the work of this artist as subaltern provocateur.
October 11, 2013
More than 2500 print gamebooks (primarily paperback) along with a smaller number of related works in other media.
July 23, 2013