Ethan Chang
Wed, Apr 1, 3:10 pm | Events
As part of its Pacific Views: Library Speaker Series, UCSB Library presents a talk by Ethan Chang, a Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow in Asian American Studies and Black Studies. Because of COVID-19, Ethan's in-person talk at the Library was canceled, but Ethan kindly recorded it on Zoom.  The ...
Remote Resources & Services for UCSB Library Users
Tue, Mar 17, 8:09 am | Services
The Library is closed in accordance with the Governor's statewide shelter-in-place order. No faculty card access is being provided as had been previously communicated before the Governor's order was issued. There are many ways the Library can provide you with expert help and services if you are...
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Thu, Mar 12, 11:41 am | Services
In an effort to mitigate the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Chancellor Yang announced that effective March 11, UC Santa Barbara has transitioned to remote instruction for the remainder of the Winter Quarter and the entire Spring Quarter (ending June 12). UCSB Library is responding in the...
John Ridland
Tue, Mar 10, 5:06 pm | Faculty, Special Research Collections
UC Santa Barbara Professor Emeritus John Ridland passed away in Santa Barbara on January 29. Professor Ridland taught for over 40 years at UCSB, retiring in 2005. He was one of the founding faculty of the College of Creative Studies and a professor in the English Department, focusing on Robert...
Floyd Norman
Floyd Norman, who made history in 1956 as the first African-American animator at Disney Studios, returned to his alma mater, Santa Barbara Junior High (SBJH), on Feb. 28 to speak about his successful career at the place it all began. The event was part of SBJH’s recognition of Black History Month...
Stewart Engart
​Meet Stewart Engart Since the UCSB Library launched a project in 2002 to record and digitize its Cylinder Audio Archive, the archive has grown to become the largest online collection of downloadable historic sound recordings.  This work to preserve the earliest commercial form of recorded sound...
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The University of California (UC) and the nonprofit open access publisher, Public Library of Science (PLoS), have entered an agreement, effective April 1, that will make it more affordable for UC authors to publish in one of the PLoS journals. When implemented, UC libraries will pay at least $1,000...
Fair Use Week Poster
You’re invited to join UCSB Library in celebrating Fair Use Week 2020 by visiting the information table in the Library Paseo from noon to 1 p.m. Feb. 24-28.  Fair Use Week is an international event coordinated annually by the Association of Research Libraries that celebrates and explores fair use...
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Join the University Librarian, Kristin Antelman, for an exploration of how the Library can better serve students on their mobile devices. We’re looking for 20 students to join us for free pizza and a focus group conversation on the topic of “Library+Phone.”  >>Submit your interest to attend....
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With a new quarter and new year underway, you may be curious about the status of the University of California’s negotiations with Elsevier, which stalled last year. Since then, there has been progress with other publishers as UC works to advance open access to its research. Here’s what you need to...

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