Today's Events & Exhibitions

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Santa Barbara Channel
  • Wed, 10/17/2018 - 8:00am to Fri, 08/30/2019 - 5:00pm
Location: Third Floor Gallery, Ocean Side
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The Channel Islands, visible off the coast of Santa Barbara, are an integral part of our local ecosystem.  Marine Biologists from the University of California use a variety of methods to study sea life and advance the...

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Annie Wunsch
  • Mon, 01/14/2019 - 8:00am to Fri, 07/12/2019 - 5:00pm
Location: Mountain Gallery
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Viennese Operetta turned a humorous mirror on contemporary society in the years before and after World War one, providing satirical commentary on issues of the day including new technology, women’s rights, and consumerism. ...

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  • Mon, 01/28/2019 - 8:00am to Sun, 06/16/2019 - 5:00pm
Location: Special Research Collections
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The 1969 Santa Barbara oil spill is frequently cited as a catalyst for the birth of the modern environmental movement.  This exhibition, which is curated by librarians Kristen LaBonte and Annie Platoff, will examine the connections between this historic disaster and environmental activism in the...

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oil slick detail
  • Mon, 01/28/2019 - 8:00am to Sun, 06/16/2019 - 5:00pm
Location: Ocean Gallery
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This new work by Rose Briccetti was created as a companion to the UCSB Library exhibition ...

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Paper Dolls
  • Thu, 02/14/2019 - 8:00am to Fri, 06/28/2019 - 5:00pm
Location: Art & Architecture Collection
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How do female comic book creators represent female characters in body and mind?

In conjunction with UCSB Reads 2019, UCSB Library is pleased to present an exhibition that explores and celebrates female comic book creators and...

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UCSB Asian American Studies Department
  • Mon, 05/20/2019 - 11:00am to Tue, 06/04/2019 - 5:00pm
Location: Ethnic & Gender Studies Collection
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To celebrate Asian Pacific American Heritage month in May, the students in Asian American Studies 131, Asian American Women’s History, will create a pop-up exhibition to showcase some of the primary source and archival material...

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Flower
  • Wed, 05/22/2019 - 2:00pm to Fri, 05/31/2019 - 5:00pm
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A space for healing and reflection, this exhibition honors the acts of love and compassion that emerged in Isla Vista and on the UC Santa Barbara campus after the tragedy of May 23, 2014. Through photographs of planned and unplanned memorials, artifacts and messages left at spontaneous memorial...

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May
29
Image of pizza
  • Wed, 05/29/2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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It's time for the Spring Quarter Deep Dish with University Librarian Kristin Antelman.  Stop by on Wednesday, May 29 beginning at 5pm to grab some FREE pizza and share your feedback with the Library.  For UCSB students.

May
30
Library Award For Undergraduate Research
  • Thu, 05/30/2019 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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Please join us for a reception and awards ceremony honoring the six recipients of the first-ever Library Award...

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Jun
6
Study Break
  • Thu, 06/06/2019 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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Take a healthy study break before finals. Nap, meditate, grab snacks and get a free chair massage. In collaboration with UCSB Health & Wellness.

Jun
7
  • Fri, 06/07/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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Join us for our June Lunch & Learn!  Friday, June 7 from noon-1pm in UCSB Library Room 1312. Come socialize and enjoy free pizza while you hear about some of the graduate research being done on campus. ...

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Jun
10
Michelle Caswell
  • Mon, 06/10/2019 - 4:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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In the 1970s, feminist communication scholars first proposed the term “symbolic annihilation” to describe the ways in which women are absent, underrepresented, or misrepresented in mainstream media. Taking this concept as a starting point, Michelle Caswell (UCLA) will examine the ways in which...

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Art of Science 2017
  • Tue, 06/25/2019 - 8:00am to Fri, 01/10/2020 - 5:00pm
Location: Mountain Gallery
Exhibition

This exhibition features the winners of the annual Art of Science competition...

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Jun
25
R logo
  • Tue, 06/25/2019 - 9:30am to 11:00am
Location: Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory
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UCSB Library is offering a 12 week series of lessons for non-programmers to write code and learn best practices for using R for data analysis.  R is commonly used in many scientific disciplines for statistical analysis and computing. Lessons are sequential and build on top of each other, but...
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Eunice Foote signature
  • Mon, 09/23/2019 - 8:00am to Sat, 06/27/2020 - 5:00pm
Location: Ocean Gallery
Exhibition

The story of Eunice Foote is easily one of the great, untold stories of both American science and feminism, and until the last few years, she barely rated a footnote in most scholarly journals.  Her insights serve as the cornerstone of climate-change science, yet most people don't know her name...

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Goleta aerial view
  • Mon, 09/23/2019 - 8:00am to Fri, 06/26/2020 - 5:00pm
Location: Special Research Collections
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How and when did UCSB transform from a sleepy liberal arts college into a world class research institution? Featuring items from UCSB Library's Special Research Collections, this exhibition will celebrate the 75th anniversary of UC Santa Barbara.