The coronavirus outbreak is affecting the entire world and will alter our lives in ways we can’t yet predict. We understand that every individual has been impacted and the personal experiences of UCSB students, faculty, and staff are unique.  To document this moment in time for generations to come...
Ann Taves
Tue, May 19, 10:18 am | Events, Faculty
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.  During her talk, Taves advocated that instead of arguing over what counts as religious or political, we can view...
Mental Health Awareness Month
Fri, May 1, 6:30 pm | Events, Services, Student Success
In order to fight stigma and bring awareness to mental health issues, particularly in this current crisis, UCSB Library is pleased to partner with UCSB Health and Wellness in sharing resources to support our community during Mental Health Month.  While 1 in 5 people will experience a mental illness...
Elizabeth Rush and David Pellow
Fri, Apr 24, 4:02 pm | UCSB Reads
Elizabeth Rush, UCSB Reads 2020 author of Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore, gave a free online community talk on Earth Day about Rising and the impact of climate change and sea level rise. The talk was moderated by David Pellow, Dehlsen Chair and Professor of Environmental Studies. In...
UCSB Reads 2020
Wed, Apr 22, 2:39 pm | UCSB Reads
In lieu of planned tours of the Carpinteria Salt Marsh and the Coal Oil Point Reserve, Dr. Andrew Brooks, Director of the Carpinteria Salt Marsh, UC Natural Reserve System, and Charles Lester, Director of the Ocean & Coastal Policy Center at the Marine Science Institute, provide insight on how...
The first-ever UCSB Library Award for Undergraduate Research (LAUR) was established in 2019 as a means of celebrating and honoring those students who engaged with the Library and made expert use of our vast collections and services.   Faculty members and subject librarians served as judges for the...
Hathitrust logo
Wed, Apr 8, 9:09 am | Research Services, Student Success
Millions of electronic books are now available to UCSB users through the HathiTrust Digital Library, which has allowed for Emergency Temporary Access Services of copyrighted material to member institutions with copies of those items in their physical collections.  The UC Libraries have contributed...
Bluebird recording.
Thousands of historic sound recordings held by UCSB Library will soon be freely accessible online thanks to a prestigious $349,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. “Tens of thousands of recordings that never made it to CDs or digital services line the shelves of public archives...
Ethan Chang
Wed, Apr 1, 3:10 pm | Events
As part of its Pacific Views: Library Speaker Series, UCSB Library presents a talk by Ethan Chang, a Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow in Asian American Studies and Black Studies. Because of COVID-19, Ethan's in-person talk at the Library was canceled, but Ethan kindly recorded it on Zoom.  The ...
Remote Resources & Services for UCSB Library Users
Tue, Mar 17, 8:09 am | Services
The Library is closed in accordance with the Governor's statewide shelter-in-place order. No faculty card access is being provided as had been previously communicated before the Governor's order was issued. There are many ways the Library can provide you with expert help and services if you are...

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