Today's Events & Exhibitions

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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
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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
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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 Sat, 06/16/2018 - 5:00pm
Location: Third Floor Gallery
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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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James Bay Cree
  • Thu, 01/18/2018 - 8:00am to Sat, 06/02/2018 - 5:00pm
Location: Art & Architecture Collection
Exhibition

Hours for Art & Architecture differ from regular UCSB Library hours.  Please check before visiting.

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...

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  • Fri, 02/09/2018 - 8:00am to Fri, 08/31/2018 - 5:00pm
Location: Ocean Gallery
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The UCSB Library presents an exhibition of photographs of gold mines in the Brazilian Amazon.  Curated by Jeffrey Hoelle, UCSB Associate Professor of Anthropology, and Jonathan Rissmeyer, UCSB Senior Artist.

The wildcat miners who work in the small-scale gold mining camps of the Brazilian...

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Image by Sean Knight
  • Sat, 03/10/2018 - 8:00am to Sat, 06/30/2018 - 5:00pm
Location: Mountain Gallery
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The UCSB Library is pleased to showcase these eye-catching student photographs.  Each year, the UCSB Education Abroad Program (EAP) invites past study abroad participants to submit memorable images from their time outside the United States.  This collection represents the winners and finalists...

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Maya cooking vessel
  • Mon, 04/02/2018 - 8:00am to Sat, 06/09/2018 - 5:00pm
Location: Art & Architecture Collection
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On view at the UCSB Library in collaboration with UCSB’s Art, Design, & Architecture (AD&A) Museum and the UCSB MesoAmerican Research Center (MARC), the UCSB Library is pleased to present this exhibition as part of MARC's outreach to expand the knowledge of the Arts of Pre-...

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Software Carpentry
  • Fri, 05/04/2018 -
    9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Sat, 05/05/2018 -
    9:00am to 5:00pm
Location: Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory
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Software Carpentry's mission is to help scientists and engineers get more research done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic lab skills for scientific computing. This two-day, hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data...

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May
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Software Carpentry
  • Fri, 05/04/2018 -
    9:00am to 5:00pm
  • Sat, 05/05/2018 -
    9:00am to 5:00pm
Location: Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory
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Software Carpentry's mission is to help scientists and engineers get more research done in less time and with less pain by teaching them basic lab skills for scientific computing. This two-day, hands-on workshop will cover basic concepts and tools, including program design, version control, data...

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May
8
Vincent Van Gerven Oei
  • Tue, 05/08/2018 - 4:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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UCSB Library is pleased to present Nubian studies scholar, punctum books co-director, and philologist Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei.

Vincent will discuss how community-focused, scholar-led open access publishing can help launch fields of inquiry...

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May
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Undergraduate Research Slam
  • Fri, 04/13/2018 -
    9:00am to 4:00pm
  • Tue, 05/15/2018 -
    11:00am to 1:30pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
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The Undergraduate Research Slam offers students the chance to give dynamic, 3-minute oral presentations of their research or creative work to a panel of judges. The top 3 students will earn research awards ranging from $1500-$2500.

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May
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Honor and Duty
  • Wed, 05/23/2018 - 6:00pm
Location: Other, on-campus
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The UCSB Library is pleased to co-sponsor this event with UCSB's MultiCultural Center.  This film is part of the MCC's "Cup of Culture Series"  and will be shown in the MCC Theater.

This film tells the story of the early Chinese immigrants to the...

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May
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Johanna Drucker
  • Thu, 05/24/2018 - 1:00pm
Location: Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory
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The UCSB Library's Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory presents a public talk by scholar and artist Johanna Drucker.  Drucker's talk is co-sponsored by Transcriptions (UCSB English...

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Coneotus Splendidulus
  • Tue, 07/03/2018 - 8:00am to Thu, 12/20/2018 - 5:00pm
Location: Mountain Gallery
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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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Rio por no Llorar
  • Mon, 09/10/2018 - 8:00am to Fri, 12/07/2018 - 5:00pm
Location: Special Research Collections
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The UCSB Library is pleased to present an exhibition examining how people of Latin American descent create a sense of space and belonging in the U.S. through visual and musical expressions. The exhibition uses a hemispheric lens as it explores the dynamics of affirmation and celebration in music...

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