UCSB Reads 2023 book cover
Mon, Oct 3, 2:29 pm | UCSB Reads
The UC Santa Barbara Library and the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor are pleased to announce the selection of the 2023 UCSB Reads book, Happy City: Transforming Our Lives Through Urban Design by Charles Montgomery. Now in its 17th year, UCSB Reads brings the campus and Santa Barbara...
The Grammy Museum Foundation issued a $10,000 grant to the UC Santa Barbara Library to preserve, digitize, and make accessible a portion of the groundbreaking radio broadcasts of the CBS Symphony conducted by Bernard Herrmann in the 1930s and 1940s.  While Herrmann is known today as one of the...
Art & Architecture Services Desk
Mon, Sep 12, 3:12 pm | Art & Architecture
As of September 12, 2022, the Services Desk located inside the Art & Architecture Collection on the First Floor Mountain Side of the UCSB Library, is closed. A FAQ is provided below with information on how to access collections and services that were previously offered from the desk.  How can I...
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UCSB Library is pleased to announce that some of our digitized special collections are now available on the JSTOR platform as part of JSTOR’s Open Community Collections initiative. Over 22,000 items from UCSB Library can be freely browsed and searched at https://www.jstor.org/site/ucsb. These...
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Beginning September 1, 2022, UC corresponding authors publishing in Elsevier’s prestigious Cell Press and The Lancet journals will be able to publish their articles as open access with financial support from the UC libraries. Cell Press publishes 50 scientific journals in the life, physical, earth...
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Wed, Aug 24, 8:59 am | Collections
UCSB students, faculty, and staff can now enjoy complimentary access to the New York Times online thanks to the UCSB Library’s subscription. With the subscription, explore any and all issues of the New York Times going back to the first issue in 1851. Browse all New York Times produced videos,...
Dream Lab Hex
Tue, Aug 23, 2:53 pm | DREAM Lab
The Data, Research, Exploration, Access & Methods (DREAM) Lab, formerly known as the Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory, is a Library initiative to help UCSB scholars learn new skills, access specialized computational resources, and build data collections. Established in 2016 and led by...
Dream Lab Hex
Tue, Aug 2, 12:46 pm | DREAM Lab
The Interdisciplinary Research Collaboratory at UCSB Library is now DREAM Lab. Our mission hasn’t changed: We support data-intensive research, experimentation and learning with new technologies, and access to advanced computational methods for students, faculty, and staff across the campus. Our new...
This is What Open Access Looks Like!
The University of California announced two new open access publishing agreements today. The first supports open access publishing with the technical professional organization IEEE, which is among the largest publishers of UC research. The other is an extension of UC’s 2020 agreement with Springer...
UCSB Reads 23 Sneak Peek book covers
Fri, Jun 24, 1:17 pm | UCSB Reads
The UCSB Reads selection committee is pleased to announce its shortlist of titles under consideration for UCSB Reads 2023. The list includes both fiction and nonfiction titles that explore subjects ranging from racism in science, fast food and civil rights, urban design, Black women’s history, and...

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