Research by students at three separate universities on a collection in the UC Santa Barbara Library that hasn’t been studied extensively since the 1970s is gaining attention - and funds - from several prestigious institutions.
The Music Library now offers limited on-site research appointments for UCSB faculty and graduate students.
We will provide browsing access to on-site Music print collections (books, scores, and journals).
In celebration of Open Education Week (March 1-5, 2021), the UCSB Library is highlighting one professor’s experience with using an open educational resource (OER) for a class. As the Library continues to deepen its commitment to an open paradigm for research and teaching, we want to support more faculty and lecturers who are interested in using OERs to help create a learning environment with fewer technical, financial, and copyright barriers.
After a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Interlibrary Loan (ILL) resumed borrowing books from other libraries on Monday, October 19.
Starting October 6, UCSB Library Special Research Collections (SRC) will offer limited research appointments in SRC’s Reading Room for UC Santa Barbara faculty and graduate students to access on-site SRC materials that are not available online and to access non-circulating materials from the Main Library and Music Library that are not available via the pickup and mailing service. UCSB Library remains closed for general walk-in use.
When will the Library building reopen?
As of September 13, the main Library and Music Library are fully reopen for UCSB students, faculty, staff, and community members.
This winter, Assistant Professor of Political Science at UCSB Leah Stokes presented a talk entitled "Climate Change in our Backyard: Impacts, Policy and Politics" as part of UCSB Library's Pacific Views: Library Speaker Series.
In the fall, UCSB Professor of Religious Studies, Ann Taves, presented a talk entitled "Is politics our new religion?" as part of UCSB Library's Pacific Views: Library Speaker Series.
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 Frost studies.
The UCSB Library team was busy during the summer preparing for the start of the academic year. Here’s a summary of what’s changed.