Stewart Engart
​Meet Stewart Engart Since the UCSB Library launched a project in 2002 to record and digitize its Cylinder Audio Archive, the archive has grown to become the largest online collection of downloadable historic sound recordings.  This work to preserve the earliest commercial form of recorded sound...
Public Library of Science logo.
The University of California (UC) and the nonprofit open access publisher, Public Library of Science (PLoS), have entered an agreement that will make it more affordable for UC authors to publish on one of the PLoS journals. When implemented, UC libraries will pay at least $1,000 of the article...
Fair Use Week Poster
You’re invited to join UCSB Library in celebrating Fair Use Week 2020 by visiting the information table in the Library Paseo from noon to 1 p.m. Feb. 24-28.  Fair Use Week is an international event coordinated annually by the Association of Research Libraries that celebrates and explores fair use...
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Join the University Librarian, Kristin Antelman, for an exploration of how the Library can better serve students on their mobile devices. We’re looking for 20 students to join us for free pizza and a focus group conversation on the topic of “Library+Phone.”  >>Submit your interest to attend....
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With a new quarter and new year underway, you may be curious about the status of the University of California’s negotiations with Elsevier, which stalled last year. Since then, there has been progress with other publishers as UC works to advance open access to its research. Here’s what you need to...
UC Santa Barbara now has an Open Access Publishing Fund to support authors who want to make their research open access immediately upon publication and to ensure that no UCSB author who desires to publish open access is disadvantaged by a lack of funds to cover relevant fees. The UCSB OA Fund is...
Trash, recycle, and compost bins at the UCSB Library.
Wed, Jan 8, 3:51 pm | Services
Thanks to UCSB Sustainability and Associated Students Recycling, compost bins are now in the UCSB Library to encourage students, staff, and faculty to participate in waste diversion on campus. A study by UCSB Sustainability found that more than 80 percent of the waste collected at the UCSB Library...
GauchoPrint
Thu, Dec 5, 5:35 pm | Learning Commons, Services, Technology
GauchoPrint - UCSB’s new student-funded printing solution that allows students to use their 200 pages of print credit at any GauchoPrint printer - is now available at the UCSB Library.  The new printers in the Library also allow users to print from laptops and mobile devices. These are services...
Thu, Dec 5, 10:31 am | Library Employees
Heather Silva recently joined the UCSB Library in the role of Senior Director of Development. No stranger to UCSB, she previously worked with Arts & Lectures for 15 years before she joined the Library team. Her role at the Library allows her to continue to draw upon what she learned while...
Patrons using Library public computers.
Fri, Nov 22, 5:18 pm | Services, Technology
To better protect your privacy, UCSB Library public computers will now delete all user data after each logout, including logouts due to 15 minutes of inactivity. To prevent your work from being lost, we recommend saving your files often to cloud storage, such as Google Drive, or saving often to a...

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