Mon, Jun 18, 2:04 pm |
Now – July 8: The Music Library stacks area will temporarily undergo maintenance from July 9th to late August, 2018. If you are leaving town or studying for exams and you need scores, books, or print journals from the Music Library this summer, please come and check them out by Friday, July 6....
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Front-page news at UCSB is no longer confined to a printed page you have to hold in your hand. Now, anyone can go online to read issues of the university’s student newspaper, the Daily Nexus, along with the other UCSB student-produced news publications that preceded it, dating all the way back to...
This is What Open Access Looks Like!
The UCSB Library is seeking proposals for our annual Open Access (OA) Week activities, which will take place October 22-26, 2018. Open Access Week is a global, community-driven week of action to open up access to research. The Library is using OA Week as an opportunity to raise awareness and seek...
Fri, May 25, 4:47 pm | Services
UCSB police will conduct a training exercise in the Library on Tuesday, June 26 from 8am to 5pm. The trainings will take place in portions of the Library that will be closed to the public. For service impacts, see list below: CLOSED Summit Café Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory Special...
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UCSB Library is pleased to announce the publication of the UC Pathways to Open Access report, and accompanying documentation. The Library will be using this toolkit to help guide our decision-making when using existing Library funds and gifts to support open access (OA). “Pathways” is an analysis...
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Mon, May 14, 10:55 am | Special Research Collections
Henry Ford’s Old Time Dance Orchestra, Teddy Roosevelt’s 1912 campaign address and a how-to on sending and receiving Morse code. These are among the thousands of recordings Thomas A. Edison’s record label captured on its “Diamond Discs.” A novel technology between 1912 and 1929, the discs were so...
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Mon, May 14, 10:52 am | Special Research Collections
Shirley Graves Kennedy was a passionate activist, a dedicated educator and a devoted wife and mother. A product of the civil rights movement, the former lecturer in the UC Santa Barbara Department of Black Studies turned her considerable energy toward bringing people together on- and off-campus to...
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In a room at the UC Santa Barbara Library, Eileen A. Fradenburg Joy and her students prepare for revolution. They wield no weapons, only words. They seek not to overthrow a government, but to disrupt the multibillion-dollar academic publishing industry. Joy leads the Arnhold Punctum Publishing Lab...
Vincent Van Gerven Oei
The UCSB Library Scholarly Communication Program is pleased to present Nubian studies scholar, punctum books co-director, and philologist Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei.   Vincent will discuss how community-focused, scholar-led open access publishing can help launch fields of inquiry and study that...
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As a history major at UCSB in the 1960s, Kenneth Karmiole liked to hang out in used bookstores. He often found scholarly books from the 19th century that sold for $1, and wondered why they weren’t worth more. To learn about the academic book business, he sought out UCSB Library’s head of...

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