Today's Events & Exhibitions

ON-
GOING
Santa Barbara Channel
  • Wed, 10/17/2018 - 8:00am to Fri, 08/30/2019 - 5:00pm
Location: Third Floor Gallery, Ocean Side
Exhibition

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...

More
ON-
GOING
Annie Wunsch
  • Mon, 01/14/2019 - 8:00am to Fri, 07/12/2019 - 5:00pm
Location: Mountain Gallery
Exhibition

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. ...

More
ON-
GOING
Alchemy of Light
  • Tue, 01/15/2019 - 8:00am to Fri, 04/26/2019 - 5:00pm
Location: Mountain Gallery
Exhibition

UCSB Library is pleased to present Alchemy of Light in conjunction with The Illuminated Imagination: The Art of C. G. Jung, on view at UCSB's Art, Design & Architecture Museum, January 12-April 28, and the four day conference, ...

More
ON-
GOING
  • Mon, 01/28/2019 - 8:00am to Sun, 06/16/2019 - 5:00pm
Location: Special Research Collections
Exhibition

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...

More
ON-
GOING
oil slick detail
  • Mon, 01/28/2019 - 8:00am to Sun, 06/16/2019 - 5:00pm
Location: Ocean Gallery
Exhibition

This new work by Rose Briccetti was created as a companion to the UCSB Library exhibition ...

More
ON-
GOING
Paper Dolls
  • Thu, 02/14/2019 - 8:00am to Fri, 06/28/2019 - 5:00pm
Location: Art & Architecture Collection
Exhibition

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...

More
Apr
23
  • Tue, 04/23/2019 - 5:00pm to 6:30pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
Event
According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the cost of college textbooks rose 88% between 2006 and 2016.  The high cost of college textbooks leads many students to forgo purchasing the textbook for one or more of their classes.  Join students from ...
More
Apr
25
Author Thi Bui
  • Thu, 04/25/2019 - 7:30pm
Location: Other, on-campus
Event

Location: UCSB Campbell Hall.
A free lecture and book-signing by Thi Bui, author of the UCSB Reads 2019 selection The Best We Could Do. ...

More
Apr
30
David Valentine
  • Tue, 04/30/2019 - 4:00pm
Location: Pacific View Room
Event

Oil has been leaking into the ocean off California's coast for millennia, creating spectacular geologic structures and hosting unusual ecosystems thousands of feet beneath the waves.  Professor Valentine will share amazing and disturbing stories of discovery of these vivid sea floor environments...

More
May
3
  • Fri, 05/03/2019 - 12:00pm to 1:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
Event

Join us for our May Lunch & Learn!  Friday, May 3 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. Sponsored...

More
May
15
NVIVO
  • Wed, 04/17/2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
  • Wed, 05/15/2019 - 11:00am to 1:00pm
Location: Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory
Event
UCSB Library is offering two two-hour, hands-on workshops aimed to familiarize participants with NVivo, a qualitative data analysis software tool, designed for researchers working with text-based and multimedia information. NVivo allows for researchers to complete deep analysis on large and...
More
May
22
UCSB Reads 2019
  • Wed, 05/22/2019 - 9:30am to 10:45am
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
Event

Join students in the upper division English 197 Spring Quarter 2019 class ...

More
May
22
Flower
  • Wed, 05/22/2019 - 4:00pm to 6:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
Event
Please join us for the opening of We Remember Them: Acts of Love and Compassion in Isla Vista, an online exhibition honoring the acts of love and compassion that emerged in Isla Vista and on the University of California, Santa Barbara campus after the May 23, 2014 tragedy. Lauren...
More
Jun
6
Study Break
  • Thu, 06/06/2019 - 11:00am to 3:00pm
Location: Instruction & Training 1312
Event

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
Event

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. ...

More
ON-
GOING
Image by Mayela Aldazcervantes
  • 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...

More
ON-
GOING
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...

More
ON-
GOING
Goleta aerial view
  • Mon, 09/23/2019 - 8:00am to Fri, 06/26/2020 - 5:00pm
Location: Special Research Collections
Exhibition

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.