UCSB students, faculty, and staff can now enjoy complimentary access to The Washington Post online for day-to-day browsing and reading thanks to the UCSB Library’s new subscription.
In 2007, Bay Area artists Melanie Cervantes and Jesus Barraza created Dignidad Rebelde, a graphic arts collaboration that uses art to highlight community struggles, amplify stories, and support global indigenous and people of color movements.
In Fall 2022, the archives of the music and comedy duo Smothers Brothers were donated to the UC Santa Barbara Library’s Performing Arts Collection on behalf of the two brothers, Thomas and Richard Smothers.
On January 1, 2022, an estimated 400,000 pre-1923 sound recordings formerly restricted through copyright entered the public domain, thanks to the passing of the Music Modernization Act (MMA).
The Grammy Museum Foundation issued a $10,000 grant to the UC Santa Barbara Library to preserve, digitize, and make accessible a portion of the groundbreaking radio broadcasts of the CBS Symphony conducted by Bernard Herrmann in the 1930s and 1940s.
UCSB Library is pleased to announce that some of our digitized special collections are now available on the JSTOR platform as part of JSTOR’s Open Community Collections initiative. Over 22,000 items from UCSB Library can be freely browsed and searched at https://www.jstor.org/site/ucsb. These collections include maps, photographs, newspapers, scores, and more. Some key collections are the Joel Conway Flying A Studio Photographs, the Ronald H.
UCSB students, faculty, and staff can now enjoy complimentary access to the New York Times online thanks to the UCSB Library’s subscription. With the subscription, explore any and all issues of the New York Times going back to the first issue in 1851. Browse all New York Times produced videos, blogs, newsletters, and subscriber events, and view the newspaper’s International, Spanish, and Chinese editions as well.
The University of California has entered into a two-year transformative open access agreement with SAGE Publishing. The agreement runs from January 1, 2022, to December 31, 2024, and covers open access publishing and reading access to SAGE’s hybrid and fully open access journals. The agreement includes open access publishing of an unlimited number of articles by corresponding authors at all ten UC campuses and the Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory and provides researchers throughout the UC system with expanded reading access to the full portfolio of SAGE journals.
In an effort to preserve government documents and save shelf space while also improving public access to the information, all 10 University of California libraries are working together to create a shared Federal Documents Archive (FedDocArc). UCSB Library recently sent its first deposit of documents to be processed and digitized at the UC Regional Library Facilities.
Thomas Edison National Historical Park (TENHP) released 2,400 historic Edison disc sound recordings, digitized and made available online in cooperation with the University of California, Santa Barbara Library Special Research Collections on the Discography of American Historical Recordings (DAHR) website at adp.library.ucsb.edu.