UCSB Library West Paseo Entrance
UCSB Library now offers pickup and mail delivery services for UCSB students, faculty, and staff to access circulating Library research materials. Requesting Materials You can request circulating materials directly from UCSB Library Search after logging into your user account. Follow the...
Mental Health Awareness Ribbon
Tue, Sep 1, 12:29 pm | Collections, Student Success
UCSB Health & Wellness has partnered with UCSB Library to fund and grow the Well-being Resources Collection, which has become increasingly important as the COVID-19 pandemic continues to affect mental health.  Nearly 80 new titles are now accessible at UCSB Library, of which about half are e-...
Dalip Singh Saund in front of the U.S. Capitol.
Dalip Singh Saund made history in 1957 when he became the first Asian American, the first Indian American, and the first Sikh elected to the United States Congress, serving California’s 29th District in the House of Representatives until 1963. His papers were recently donated to UCSB Library...
Sautter Award Logo
Tue, Sep 1, 11:45 am | Technology
Information technology staff from UC Santa Barbara Library and UC San Diego Library were recognized at the Virtual UC Tech Conference hosted by UCLA on Aug. 11 with a Golden Sautter Award for their work on Starlight, an open-source, cross-campus collaborative project to create a UC-specific...
Comics
Tue, Sep 1, 11:21 am | Collections
"In comics at its best, words and pictures are like partners in a dance and each one takes turns leading.” — Scott McCloud Across the world, graphic narratives take many different names—comics, manga, manwha, zines, cordeis, and many more—with each exploring new territory within the “dance” between...
Question marks
When will the Library building reopen? 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 the reopening of higher education, which could result in adjustments to our plans...
Tracie Hall
Wed, Jul 29, 4:57 pm | Student Success
As the American Library Association's new Executive Director, Tracie D. Hall (UCSB '91), is bringing together the nation's libraries for a wider social mission. Describing her visits to the Watts branch of the Los Angeles Public Library as a child, Hall seemed agape. “It felt huge and like a church...
UCSB Reads 2021 logo on top of book spines
Tue, Jul 28, 8:16 am | UCSB Reads
The UCSB Reads Committee has announced its shortlist of titles under consideration for UCSB Reads 2021. This year, in recognition of the extraordinary and necessary attention to race in this country, all the titles grapple with race. The list includes memoirs, a novel, a book of poetry, and for the...
Pizza slice
Note: Submissions for this event are now closed as we are at capacity. Thank you for your interest. “Deep Dish with the University Librarian” is a regular event that offers students the opportunity to meet with University Librarian Kristin Antelman and provide feedback about UCSB Library. While we...
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...

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