Today's Events & Exhibitions

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Art of Science 2017
  • Fri, 07/28/2017 - 9:00am to Thu, 01/25/2018 - 5:00pm
Location: Ocean Gallery
Exhibition

This exhibition features the winners of the annual Art of Science competition organized by UCSB’s Schuller Lab and Center for Science and Engineering Partnerships at the California NanoSystems Institute. The UCSB Library is proud to showcase these eye...

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Detail of image by Rose Briccetti
  • Wed, 09/20/2017 - 8:00am to Thu, 05/31/2018 - 5:00pm
Location: Mountain Gallery
Exhibition

This new work by Rose Briccetti was created as a companion to the UCSB Library exhibition "Botanical Illustrations and Scientific Discovery-- Joseph Banks and the Exploration of the South...

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Banks Florilegium
  • Mon, 09/25/2017 - 8:00am to Thu, 05/31/2018 - 5:00pm
Location: Special Research Collections
Exhibition

The UCSB Library presents Botanical Illustrations and Scientific DiscoveryJoseph Banks and the Exploration of the South Pacific, 17681771, an examination of the impact of 18th century botanical illustrations.

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Bechdel, A. (2006). Fun home : A family tragicomic. Boston: Houghton Mifflin
  • Wed, 09/27/2017 - 8:00am to Fri, 03/23/2018 - 5:00pm
Location: Third Floor Gallery
Exhibition

Thanks in part to Hollywood’s insatiable desire for superhero blockbusters, the nearly 100-year old comic book industry in the United States has seen a major resurgence in sales and public interest since 2010. Despite the rising mainstream attention, the comic book industry remains largely...

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Spirit of Unity
  • Fri, 09/29/2017 - 8:00am to Fri, 01/12/2018 - 5:00pm
Location: Ethnic & Gender Studies Collection
Exhibition

The UCSB Library presents an exhibition from its collection of posters by Leland Wong, a San Francisco-based graphic artist and photographer best known for his screen-print posters announcing the San Francisco Nihonmachi Street Fair. Leland Wong’s artwork has been widely exhibited throughout the...

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Necklace
  • Tue, 10/03/2017 - 8:00am to Mon, 12/11/2017 - 5:00pm
Location: Art & Architecture Collection
Exhibition

On view at the UCSB Library in collaboration with UCSB’s Art, Design, & Architecture (AD&A) Museum, are artworks from Africa which are presented as part of an assignment for the Art History African I course.  Providing an introduction to African art through analysis of African cultures...

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Oct
23
Open Access
  • Mon, 10/23/2017 - 11:30am to Fri, 10/27/2017 - 1:00pm
Location: Paseo
Event

Daily, 11:30-1pm

Open access (OA) is a new normal in scholarly publishing, where scholarly writings are available free online, with limited or no copyright restrictions, allowing authors to retain the rights to their work, including the right to circulate their scholarship widely through...

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Oct
24
Study Break
  • Tue, 10/03/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 10/10/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 10/17/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 10/24/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 10/31/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 11/07/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 11/14/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 11/21/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 11/28/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: 1st Floor, Ocean Side
Event

Come to the UCSB Library every Tuesday for a chair massage!  These massages are sponsored by UCSB Health & Wellness and are for UCSB students only. Bring your Access card and arrive early to sign up for your spot.
 

Oct
27
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  • Fri, 10/27/2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory
Event

Join fellow qualitative data researchers for a live NVivo webinar. NVivo streamlines video, audio, and text analysis. Bring your questions, and your ideas for a series of cross-disciplinary qualitative methods events. 

Oct
31
Study Break
  • Tue, 10/03/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 10/10/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 10/17/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 10/24/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 10/31/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 11/07/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 11/14/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 11/21/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 11/28/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: 1st Floor, Ocean Side
Event

Come to the UCSB Library every Tuesday for a chair massage!  These massages are sponsored by UCSB Health & Wellness and are for UCSB students only. Bring your Access card and arrive early to sign up for your spot.
 

Nov
2
This is What Open Access Looks Like
  • Thu, 11/02/2017 - 4:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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To commemorate International Open Access Week, the Library is delighted to host a “This is What Open Access Looks Like” wine and cheese reception to honor UCSB’s open access book authors, journal editors and publishers. Their contributions to making...

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Nov
3
UCSB Mom & Dad
  • Fri, 11/03/2017 -
    2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Sat, 11/04/2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: Paseo
Event

The UCSB Library serves as the hub of intellectual and cultural activity, providing 24-hour study space; more than 3 million books and 400 online databases; research consultations and classes; and technologies essential for student success. A cafe, art exhibitions, egg chairs, and stunning views...

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Nov
4
UCSB Mom & Dad
  • Fri, 11/03/2017 -
    2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Sat, 11/04/2017 -
    12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: Paseo
Event

The UCSB Library serves as the hub of intellectual and cultural activity, providing 24-hour study space; more than 3 million books and 400 online databases; research consultations and classes; and technologies essential for student success. A cafe, art exhibitions, egg chairs, and stunning views...

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Nov
7
Study Break
  • Tue, 10/03/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 10/10/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 10/17/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 10/24/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 10/31/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 11/07/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 11/14/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 11/21/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 11/28/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: 1st Floor, Ocean Side
Event

Come to the UCSB Library every Tuesday for a chair massage!  These massages are sponsored by UCSB Health & Wellness and are for UCSB students only. Bring your Access card and arrive early to sign up for your spot.
 

Nov
14
Study Break
  • Tue, 10/03/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 10/10/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 10/17/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 10/24/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 10/31/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 11/07/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 11/14/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 11/21/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 11/28/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: 1st Floor, Ocean Side
Event

Come to the UCSB Library every Tuesday for a chair massage!  These massages are sponsored by UCSB Health & Wellness and are for UCSB students only. Bring your Access card and arrive early to sign up for your spot.
 

Nov
14
Yasamin Mostofi
  • Tue, 11/14/2017 - 4:00pm
Location: Pacific View Room
Event

The 2017-2018 Pacific Views: Library Speaker Series kicks off with Professor Yasamin Mostofi. Professor Mostofi is a UCSB Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering faculty member. Her research on mobile sensor networks has appeared in the Huffington Post, the BBC, Daily Mail, Engadget...

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Nov
21
Study Break
  • Tue, 10/03/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 10/10/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 10/17/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 10/24/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 10/31/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 11/07/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 11/14/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 11/21/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 11/28/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: 1st Floor, Ocean Side
Event

Come to the UCSB Library every Tuesday for a chair massage!  These massages are sponsored by UCSB Health & Wellness and are for UCSB students only. Bring your Access card and arrive early to sign up for your spot.
 

Nov
28
Study Break
  • Tue, 10/03/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 10/10/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 10/17/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 10/24/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 10/31/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 11/07/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 11/14/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 11/21/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 11/28/2017 -
    12:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: 1st Floor, Ocean Side
Event

Come to the UCSB Library every Tuesday for a chair massage!  These massages are sponsored by UCSB Health & Wellness and are for UCSB students only. Bring your Access card and arrive early to sign up for your spot.
 

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James Bay Cree
  • Mon, 01/08/2018 - 8:00am to Sat, 06/02/2018 - 5:00pm
Location: Art & Architecture Collection
Exhibition

A photographic study of the James Bay Cree taken in four Cree villages in northern Quebec in 1973 at a time when the Cree were starting their negotiations with the government over land rights.  An installation of photographs by George Legrady.

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  • Fri, 02/02/2018 - 8:00am to Fri, 08/31/2018 - 5:00pm
Location: Ocean Gallery
Exhibition

The UCSB Library presents an exhibition of photographs of illegal gold mines in the Brazilian Amazon.  Curated by Jeffrey Hoelle, UCSB Assistant Professor of Anthropology,