Today's Events & Exhibitions

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Cultura Cura exhibition graphic detail of four prints separated by an orange cross with the words Cultura Cura 50 Years of Self Help Graphics in East LA centered in white
  • Wed, 10/25/2023 - 8:00am to Fri, 06/21/2024 - 5:00pm
Location: Special Research Collections
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Fossil Free UC student activists celebrating having their voices heard at a Board of Regents meeting
  • Mon, 11/13/2023 - 8:00am to Fri, 06/28/2024 - 5:00pm
Location: Ocean Gallery
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UCSB Library is pleased to present an exhibition documenting student activism with materials held by the Library's Special Research Collections. This exhibition celebrates the achievement of the student-led campaign as a testament to the power of collective action to transform our university and...

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Black and white photograph of a Ferris wheel by Trevor Auldridge-Reveles.
  • Wed, 01/17/2024 - 4:00pm to Fri, 06/28/2024 - 5:00pm
Location: Learning Commons
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UCSB Library presents an exhibition of photographs by UCSB graduate student Trevor Auldridge-Reveles (Sociology) that explores what it means to grow up in one of the highest opportunity towns in rural America. Please join us on at 4PM on January 17 for an...
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Umbrella, headphones, laptop, and calculator Icons in a circle
  • Mon, 04/01/2024 - 12:00am to Tue, 04/30/2024 - 12:00am
Location: Paseo
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Stop and check out the various pieces of technology and other items available to students, staff, and faculty to check out at the Services Desk.
 
Currently, the Services Desk offers short-term loans for laptops, charging cables with an outlet adapter, bike locks, whiteboards, board...

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Apr
13
illustration of artists at work in various studios
  • Sat, 04/13/2024 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: Other, on-campus
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Location: College of Creative Studies

The College of Creative Studies (CCS) and UCSB Reads 2024 invites you to an open studios event hosted by CCS students in the Book Arts, Sculpture, and Painting programs....

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Apr
16
Two hands operating a squeegee on a green colored stencil
  • Tue, 04/16/2024 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: 1st Floor, Ocean Side
Event, Fish Bowl
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UCSB Library invites you to sign up for a free two-hour Stencil Screen Printing workshop led by Self Help Graphics & Art Barrio Mobile Art Studio. 
 

Registration is full. If you wish to be added to the waitlist,...

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Apr
16
  • Tue, 04/16/2024 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Makerspace
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Join us at the Makerspace for a hands-on workshop where you will learn how to turn your digital design ideas into physical objects.

Dive into the process of laser cutting as we guide you through creating wooden name tags. From sleek initials to intricate designs, the possibilities are...

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Apr
17
Book Club in the Fish Bowl
  • Wed, 04/10/2024 - 5:00pm to 5:45pm
  • Wed, 04/17/2024 - 5:00pm to 5:45pm
  • Wed, 04/24/2024 - 5:00pm to 5:45pm
Location: 1st Floor, Ocean Side
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Room 1359, the "Fish Bowl"
Sign up for a Book Club

The Library invites you to join a peer-led book club! Each meet up will include a book discussion and related craft...

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Apr
17
  • Wed, 04/17/2024 - 5:30pm to 6:30pm
Location: Makerspace
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Join us for a guided 3D modeling tutorial on creating beautiful vases and vessels using Autodesk Fusion. During the workshop, our Makerspace Mentors will guide you through the entire 3D modeling process - from sketching your initial design ideas to bringing them to life in 3D. You'll explore...

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Apr
20
Maxine Hong Kingston
  • Sat, 04/20/2024 - 4:00pm to 5:30pm
Location: UCSB MultiCultural Center
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UCSB Library is proud to co-sponsor this event presented by the Department of Asian American Studies.

Kingston’s work has shaped fifty years of Asian American...

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Apr
22
  • Mon, 04/22/2024 - 9:00am to 7:00pm
Location: Makerspace
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Join us at the Makerspace on Earth Day! We will have recycled and reclaimed materials available for students, faculty, and staff to glue onto a community artwork that depicts UCSB’s natural beauty. Let’s create something new while raising awareness of how we can reuse or reduce our waste during...

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Apr
23
Rae Wynn-Grant
  • Tue, 04/23/2024 - 4:00pm
Location: Pacific View Room
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UCSB Library is pleased to present Rae Wynn-Grant, an affiliated researcher with the Bren School of...

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Apr
23
  • Tue, 04/23/2024 - 5:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Makerspace
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Illuminate your world with the magic of lithophanes! Join us for a hands-on workshop where you'll dive into the fascinating world of circuitry and electronics design as you build your own UCSB-themed lithophane lamp. Using provided materials and tools, you'll learn how to solder a battery, LED,...

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Apr
24
Zotero Logo
  • Wed, 04/24/2024 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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UCSB Librarians are offering a Zotero Basics workshop for graduate students. Zotero is a free bibliography management tool that helps you collect citations for your research and generate entries for notes and bibliographies. While geared to graduate students, UCSB faculty and other affiliated...

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Apr
24
Book Club in the Fish Bowl
  • Wed, 04/10/2024 - 5:00pm to 5:45pm
  • Wed, 04/17/2024 - 5:00pm to 5:45pm
  • Wed, 04/24/2024 - 5:00pm to 5:45pm
Location: 1st Floor, Ocean Side
Event

Room 1359, the "Fish Bowl"
Sign up for a Book Club

The Library invites you to join a peer-led book club! Each meet up will include a book discussion and related craft...

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Apr
25
UCSB Reads Logo
  • Thu, 04/25/2024 - 2:30pm to 3:30pm
Location: Other, on-campus
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Student Resource Building, Multi-Purpose Room. 

In collaboration with this year’s UCSB Reads book, ...

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Apr
26
Lunch and Learn Logo
  • Fri, 04/26/2024 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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They say there’s no such thing as a free lunch. They also say that knowledge is the food of the soul. What if you could have both?

Lunch & Learn is a monthly informal seminar series that provides grad students with two important things: free lunch and a chance to...

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Apr
26
  • Fri, 04/26/2024 - 2:00pm to 3:00pm
Location: Makerspace
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Join us for a hands-on workshop where we will walk you through a simple sewing project. No prior sewing experience needed.
Pre-Event Preparation: Please enroll in our Canvas course and complete the introductory orientation to familiarize yourself with the basics of the Makerspace....

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May
1
  • Wed, 05/01/2024 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Thu, 05/02/2024 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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This is a two-day workshop on data analysis and visualization with R. We will introduce the R programming language and RStudio, a desktop application for working with R scripts. Lessons and exercises will rely on Tidyverse, a collection of R packages commonly used in data science. By the end,...

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May
2
  • Wed, 05/01/2024 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
  • Thu, 05/02/2024 - 1:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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This is a two-day workshop on data analysis and visualization with R. We will introduce the R programming language and RStudio, a desktop application for working with R scripts. Lessons and exercises will rely on Tidyverse, a collection of R packages commonly used in data science. By the end,...

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May
8
ORCID Logo
  • Wed, 05/08/2024 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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UCSB Library invites graduate students to learn how to use ORCID in your research. ORCID (Open Researcher and Contributor ID) is a unique, persistent digital identifier that you own and control, and that distinguishes you from every other researcher.

Light refreshments will be provided....

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May
8
UCSB Reads 2024 Logo
  • Wed, 05/08/2024 - 3:30pm to 4:00pm
Location: Mountain Courtyard
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Join us outside the Library for a student hip-hop dance performance! 

Inspired by the UCSB Reads 2024 book selection Your Brain On Art: How the Arts...

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May
8
Ivy Ross and Susan Magsamen
  • Wed, 05/08/2024 - 7:30pm
Location: UCSB Campbell Hall
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Susan Magsamen and Ivy Ross, the authors of the...
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IV Memorial exhibit
  • Fri, 05/10/2024 - 8:00am to Mon, 06/17/2024 - 5:00pm
Location: Mountain Gallery
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This exhibition commemorates the 10th anniversary of a violent rampage in which six UCSB students were killed and fourteen people injured in Isla Vista on May 23, 2014. Materials on display were collected from spontaneous memorials that appeared following the murders and have been...

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May
17
Lunch and Learn Logo
  • Fri, 05/17/2024 - 12:00pm to 1:15pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
Event

They say there’s no such thing as a free lunch. They also say that knowledge is the food of the soul. What if you could have both?

Lunch & Learn is a monthly informal seminar series that provides grad students with two important things: free lunch and a chance to...

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May
22
Illustration of a grid of items around the words Literature Reviews in the Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Wed, 05/22/2024 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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Open to all graduate students.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Register for the Workshop

In this workshop, you will learn how to get started creating a Literature Review, including:
● What Literature...

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May
29
Zotero Logo
  • Wed, 05/29/2024 - 12:00pm to 2:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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UCSB Librarians are offering a Zotero Basics workshop for graduate students.  Zotero is a free bibliography management tool that helps you collect citations for your research and generate entries for notes and bibliographies. While geared to graduate students, UCSB faculty and other affiliated...

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May
30
Library Award for Undergraduate Research
  • Thu, 05/30/2024 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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Please join us for a reception and awards ceremony honoring the recipients of the 2024 Library Award for Undergraduate Research. Prizes of $750 for first place and $500 for second place will be awarded in each of three categories: Sciences & Engineering, Humanities & Fine Arts, and...

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Jun
5
Art and Science
  • Wed, 06/05/2024 - 3:00pm to 5:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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UCSB Library invites you to an event showcasing "Art & Reproductive Biology," an exhibition of student work created as part of a quarter-long interdisciplinary class in Anthropology and Art. 

Science tells us that an egg cell met a sperm cell and their respective haploid DNA combined...

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  • Fri, 08/02/2024 - 8:00am to Fri, 12/13/2024 - 5:00pm
Location: Learning Commons
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Inspired by the breathtaking landscape and diverse marine life that surrounds our campus, Sea Change aims to bridge the gap between marine awareness and conservation engagement among the UCSB community. From the rocky reefs of the Santa Barbara coastline to the tranquil kelp forests...
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