Serials
Mon, Jul 29, 12:59 pm | Collections, Faculty
The Library’s current serials and newspapers have been moved from their location on 1st Floor, Mountain Side. Most serial volumes have been relocated to the general stacks, where they are interfiled by call number with other collections. A small selection of serials have been moved to a new...
La Casa de la Raza signing
The UC Santa Barbara Library and La Casa de la Raza have reached a new accord that signals another milestone in the preservation of local community history. At a public reception July 11 at La Casa de la Raza, representatives from the library and from La Casa signed an agreement that will ensure...
Sneak peek
Tue, Jul 23, 10:24 am | UCSB Reads
This summer, read along with the UCSB Reads Committee as they work to select the UCSB Reads 2020 book.    The UCSB Reads Committee has announced the five titles that make up the short list for 2020 consideration. The selections are (in no particular order):   1. "The Fifth Season" by N.K. Jemisin 2...
Cambridge Shield Logo
In April 2019, University of California (UC) and Cambridge University Press announced that they had entered into a transformative open access agreement that will give UC authors who publish with Cambridge the opportunity to make their research freely available and advance the global shift toward an...
Elsevier Logo
The University of California has been out of contract with Elsevier since January. Unfortunately, in late February the negotiations stalled. In the months since, Elsevier continued to provide access to new articles via ScienceDirect. As of July 10, UC's direct access to new Elsevier articles has...
Open Access Books
An ambitious project to develop new and innovative open access publishing models just got a major funding boost from Research England, and UC Santa Barbara is among the principal partners. The $3.6 million, three-year project (to be funded with £2.2 million from Research England and £600,00 from...
WorldCat Logo
Fri, Jun 7, 4:32 pm | Collections, Faculty, Research Services
Melvyl, the UCSB Library's connection to library collections across the UCs and around the world, is getting a new and improved user interface starting Monday, June 17. Melvyl is a discovery platform designed for the UC system that offers the ability to search and request hundreds of millions of...
Late Night Study
Mon, Jun 3, 2:42 pm | Student Success
Beginning June 2 and ending June 13, Late Night Study will begin at 6PM.  During Late Night Study, the Library is only open to UCSB students, faculty, and staff. A UCSB Access ID Card is required in order to enter the Library during Late Night Study. Until midnight, just tap your Access Card at the...
Garibaldi fish
Wed, May 22, 7:04 pm | Technology
Some Library users have reported receiving "phishing" emails that seem to come from the UCSB Library. The subject line of the email reads "Library Access Renewal Notification." The body of the message warns that users will lose access to Library services if they do not renew their Library account....
Library Award Congratulatory Banner
Thu, May 16, 11:32 am | Student Success, Undergraduate Students
For undergraduate scholars and researchers, the UC Santa Barbara Library plays a key role in their academic success. Every day — and in countless ways — students tap into the library’s vast resources and services. “Our undergrads conduct legitimate research and are in every way functioning as young...

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