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Sun, Dec 10, 6:32 pm | Services
Due to circumstances related to the Thomas Fire, the UCSB Chancellor has postponed fall finals until after the new year.  For this reason, recess hours will be in effect for the UCSB Library Monday, December 11 through Saturday, December 23. For the main building, hours are: Mon–Thu, 8AM–6 PM (...
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Thu, Nov 16, 9:53 am | UCSB Reads
November 16, 2017 UCSB Reads 2018 Book Announcement: Lab Girl by Hope Jahren The UC Santa Barbara Library and the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor are pleased to announce the selection of a book for UCSB Reads 2018 — Lab Girl, by prize-winning paleobiologist Hope Jahren. Since the program’s...
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Thu, Jul 27, 1:36 pm | Collections
The UCSB Library is changing the way we provide access to videos on Kanopy (kanopystreaming.com).  Escalating usage and the resulting license fees required the Library to evaluate the model of unrestricted access launched in 2015, and due to the limited collections budget, replace it with a more...
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Tue, Jul 25, 4:21 pm | Collections
On July 26, 2017 ebrary will become Ebook Central. If you have an ebrary account and you use the ebrary bookshelf, you’ll have the option to move all of your bookshelf contents to Ebook Central, complete with your saved notes, highlights, and bookmarks.  The option to move your bookshelf will be...
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Wed, Jul 12, 3:05 pm | Events, UCSB Reads
This summer, for the first time, read along with the UCSB Reads Committee as they work to select the UCSB Reads 2018 book. The UCSB Reads Committee has announced the five titles that make-up the short list for 2018 consideration. The selections are: 1.       Lab Girl by Hope Jahren 2.       The...
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Tue, Jul 11, 3:53 pm |
Henry T. Yang, Chancellor of the University of California, Santa Barbara, announced that effective July 1, 2017, Deputy University Librarian Alan Grosenheider will serve as Acting University Librarian. The appointment provides the UCSB Library with steady leadership while the University conducts a...
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Tue, Jun 20, 7:07 am | Research Services, Services, Technology
The Library Catalog is now UCSB Library Search. UCSB Library Search, an advanced discovery tool, searches across hundreds of catalogs, indexes, and databases to deliver the most relevant results from the Library’s increasingly diverse resources. UCSB Library Search is accessible from the Library’s...
Rendering of new music library
Wed, Jun 7, 9:39 am | Collections, Gifts & Donors, Music
Plans are underway to bring the Music Collection to the main UCSB Library. Currently housed on the second floor of the former Arts Library, the Music Collection supports academic and performance programs in Music at the undergraduate and graduate levels, encompassing both Western and non-Western...
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The Twitter hashtag #NoDAPL has inspired a timely UCSB undergraduate research project. Environmentalists and social activists are using the hashtag to indicate their disapproval of the Dakota Access pipeline, a controversial underground oil pipeline from North Dakota to Illinois. Victoria Mansfield...
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Use Google to search for “D.A.R.E.” (Drug Abuse Resistance Education), and the top 10 results include the organization’s official website, but also the video for the Gorrilaz song “DARE.” Use Web of Science, an online subscription database available to UCSB students via the UCSB Library’s website,...

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