UCSB Library West Paseo Entrance
UCSB Library now offers pickup and mail delivery services for UCSB faculty, researchers, and graduate students to access circulating Library research materials. These services will be extended to UCSB undergraduate students and staff later this summer. Requesting Materials Faculty and graduate...
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When will the Library building reopen? The Library intends to open its building for students before fall quarter begins. The exact date isn’t yet known, but when it is, we will post it to the Library website. Our reopening will occur in conjunction with state and county public health guidelines for...
A storage facility
Wed, Jul 1, 7:00 pm | Collections
In an effort to bring more Library materials to campus as well as to reduce spending on storage, the UCSB Library will not be renewing the lease on our remaining off-site storage facility known as Annex 2. All collections must be out by Sept. 30, 2020.  Costs associated with leasing and maintaining...
Mitchell Kriegman
Mitchell Kriegman, a screenwriter, novelist, director, performer, and producer known for creating the acclaimed Nickelodeon and Disney series, Clarissa Explains it All, Bear in the Big Blue House, and The Book of Pooh, among others, is donating his papers to UC Santa Barbara Library. “This donation...
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UCSB Library’s Research Data Services (RDS) recently became a member of the Data Curation Network (DCN), a group of professionals from U.S. academic institutions and nonprofit data repositories who seek to improve researcher support through their collective expertise around data curation services...
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The University of California announced June 16 that it reached a transformative open access agreement with Springer Nature, the world's second-largest academic publisher. The agreement - the largest open access agreement in North America to date - is the first for Springer Nature and signals...
Ethan Chang
Fri, Jun 12, 10:09 am | Events
This spring, Ethan Chang, a Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow in Asian American Studies and Black Studies at UCSB presented “An Education for Social Transformation: Learning, Leadership, and the Highlander Idea" via Zoom as part of UCSB Library's Pacific Views: Library Speaker Series. His lecture...
A person pulling an ipad from a bookshelf.
Wed, Jun 10, 12:02 pm | Research Services, Student Success
“The Library is closed.” This phrase is echoed among university library websites across the nation, yet does little to explain the dynamically shifting roles in which library staff and faculty find themselves. While the physical University Library space is closed, its services are most certainly...
Impact Report Cover
Mon, Jun 8, 2:33 pm | Gifts & Donors
UCSB Library recently released its 2018-2020 Impact Report, featuring the Library’s accomplishments in advancing scholarship, learning, and community engagement In this report, you will read about our advocacy efforts in supporting open access scholarship, student success stories in research, and...
March on Washington protesters.
Fri, Jun 5, 9:46 am | Diversity
To help the UCSB community quickly find and discover information on anti-racism, UCSB Black Studies librarian Angela Chikowero compiled a general guide of Resources on Race, Racial Relations, and the Black Experience in the U.S. The guide includes books (both ebooks and print), articles, videos,...

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