Today's Events & Exhibitions

ON-
GOING
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...

More
ON-
GOING
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...

More
ON-
GOING
Banks Florilegium
  • Wed, 09/20/2017 - 8:00am to Thu, 05/31/2018 - 5:00pm
Location: Special Research Collections
Exhibition

The UCSB Library presents Botanical Illustrations and Scientific Discovery – Joseph Banks and the Exploration of the South Pacific, 1768-1771, an examination of the impact of 18th century botanical illustrations.

Join British Botanist, Sir Joseph Banks, on a journey of...

More
ON-
GOING
Bechdel, A. (2006). Fun home : A family tragicomic. Boston: Houghton Mifflin
  • Mon, 09/25/2017 - 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...

More
Sep
25
Week of Welcome
  • Mon, 09/25/2017 -
    10:00am to 11:00am
  • Mon, 09/25/2017 -
    1:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 09/26/2017 -
    10:00am to 11:00am
  • Tue, 09/26/2017 -
    2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Wed, 09/27/2017 -
    10:00am to 11:00am
  • Wed, 09/27/2017 -
    2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Paseo
Event

New students: Wondering how to find your way around the Library? Curious about how to tackle that first research assignment? Take our Week of Welcome Passport Tour for an introduction to the Library and all that we have to offer. 
Explore the Library building, learn some of the many ways...

More
Sep
25
Week of Welcome
  • Mon, 09/25/2017 -
    10:00am to 11:00am
  • Mon, 09/25/2017 -
    1:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 09/26/2017 -
    10:00am to 11:00am
  • Tue, 09/26/2017 -
    2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Wed, 09/27/2017 -
    10:00am to 11:00am
  • Wed, 09/27/2017 -
    2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Paseo
Event

New students: Wondering how to find your way around the Library? Curious about how to tackle that first research assignment? Take our Week of Welcome Passport Tour for an introduction to the Library and all that we have to offer. 
Explore the Library building, learn some of the many ways...

More
Sep
26
Week of Welcome
  • Mon, 09/25/2017 -
    10:00am to 11:00am
  • Mon, 09/25/2017 -
    1:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 09/26/2017 -
    10:00am to 11:00am
  • Tue, 09/26/2017 -
    2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Wed, 09/27/2017 -
    10:00am to 11:00am
  • Wed, 09/27/2017 -
    2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Paseo
Event

New students: Wondering how to find your way around the Library? Curious about how to tackle that first research assignment? Take our Week of Welcome Passport Tour for an introduction to the Library and all that we have to offer. 
Explore the Library building, learn some of the many ways...

More
Sep
26
Week of Welcome
  • Mon, 09/25/2017 -
    10:00am to 11:00am
  • Mon, 09/25/2017 -
    1:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 09/26/2017 -
    10:00am to 11:00am
  • Tue, 09/26/2017 -
    2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Wed, 09/27/2017 -
    10:00am to 11:00am
  • Wed, 09/27/2017 -
    2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Paseo
Event

New students: Wondering how to find your way around the Library? Curious about how to tackle that first research assignment? Take our Week of Welcome Passport Tour for an introduction to the Library and all that we have to offer. 
Explore the Library building, learn some of the many ways...

More
Sep
27
Week of Welcome
  • Mon, 09/25/2017 -
    10:00am to 11:00am
  • Mon, 09/25/2017 -
    1:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 09/26/2017 -
    10:00am to 11:00am
  • Tue, 09/26/2017 -
    2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Wed, 09/27/2017 -
    10:00am to 11:00am
  • Wed, 09/27/2017 -
    2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Paseo
Event

New students: Wondering how to find your way around the Library? Curious about how to tackle that first research assignment? Take our Week of Welcome Passport Tour for an introduction to the Library and all that we have to offer. 
Explore the Library building, learn some of the many ways...

More
Sep
27
Week of Welcome
  • Mon, 09/25/2017 -
    10:00am to 11:00am
  • Mon, 09/25/2017 -
    1:00pm to 2:00pm
  • Tue, 09/26/2017 -
    10:00am to 11:00am
  • Tue, 09/26/2017 -
    2:00pm to 3:00pm
  • Wed, 09/27/2017 -
    10:00am to 11:00am
  • Wed, 09/27/2017 -
    2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Paseo
Event

New students: Wondering how to find your way around the Library? Curious about how to tackle that first research assignment? Take our Week of Welcome Passport Tour for an introduction to the Library and all that we have to offer. 
Explore the Library building, learn some of the many ways...

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

ARTH 127A (African I) introduces students to the historical arts and cultures of the African continent by reviewing specific styles and methods of art production in different African regions.  This exhibition increases student’s direct contact with African artworks and contexts by shifting the...

More
Oct
10
Faculty Reception
  • Tue, 10/10/2017 -
    4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Pacific View Room
Event

The Library's Annual Reception for Faculty brings together new, returning, and retired faculty from across campus to kick off another productive year and hear about Library initiatives for 2017-2018.

RSVP to outreach [at] ...

More
Oct
12
Botanical drawing
  • Thu, 10/12/2017 - 5:00pm
Location: Special Research Collections
Event

Reception with brief remarks by UCSB Professors Bruce Tiffney (Earth Science) & Paul Spickard (History) to celebrate the opening of the UCSB Library's new exhibition Botanical...

More
Nov
2
This is What Open Access Looks Like!
  • Thu, 11/02/2017 - 4:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
Event

Wine and Cheese Reception.

Sponsored by the UCSB Library and the UC Press.

 

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

Yasamin Mostofi, Professor in the Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering, will discuss her work on mobile sensor networks and their potential for achieving x-ray vision with WiFi signals and drones.

ON-
GOING
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.

Panel...

More
ON-
GOING
  • 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,