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Fri, Jun 11, 3:23 pm | Research Services, UC Library Search
UC Library Search will replace UCSB Library Search and Melvyl as the new unified UC-wide discovery tool on July 27, 2021. Some services and functions will be impacted starting July 7. To help you prepare for the transition to UC Library Search, review the following Q&A’s:  What will happen to...
New booth furniture in the library
Mon, Jun 7, 11:10 am | Services
On May 17, the UCSB Library moved into the third phase of the building reopening, expanding study space to more of the 2nd floor, including the Paseo Bridge. There are now 261 seats available for reservation. Additionally, we extended evening hours from Sunday-Thursday until 9 p.m. and there is no...
Library Award for Undergraduate Research Logo
On June 3, the Library celebrated the six students who received the third annual UCSB Library Award for Undergraduate Research (LAUR), which recognizes students who produce a scholarly or creative work that makes expert and sophisticated use of the collections, resources, and services of the UCSB...
Sunglasses next to book on the sand with text that reads, "Summer 2021 Book Club"
UCSB Library is excited to launch summer book clubs to bring the campus and community together to connect with others who love literature and engage in peer-led discussions on interesting topics. The summer book clubs will focus on the five books nominated for the UCSB Reads 2022 shortlist, which...
Yao Chen
Tue, Jun 1, 4:05 pm | Library Employees
Yao Chen joined the UCSB Library in January 2020 and serves as the East Asian Studies & Global Studies Librarian. She has already accomplished a lot in the role despite the COVID-19 pandemic and abrupt shift to remote learning that happened shortly after she came on board. In the last year...
Checklist with UC Library Search at the top.
Fri, May 14, 9:17 am | UC Library Search
UC Library Search will replace Melvyl and UCSB Library Search as the new unified UC-wide discovery tool on July 27, 2021. To help you prepare for Melvyl's retirement, review the following Q&A's and find more on the UC Library Search website.  What will happen to my library account? Do I need...
Clip from The Santa Barbara Gazette
The UC Santa Barbara Library has digitized 104 issues of Santa Barbara County’s first newspaper, The Santa Barbara Gazette, making them publicly accessible online. The issues can be viewed via the Library website.  Published in Santa Barbara from May 24, 1855 to May 15, 1857 by W.B. Keep & Co,...
Angel Diaz headshot
The UCSB Library recently welcomed a new curator to oversee its California Ethnic and Multicultural Archives (CEMA), which houses primary research materials that document the lives and cultures of Black, Asian, Pacific Islander, Chicanx/Latinx, and Indigenous populations throughout the state of...
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Fri, Apr 16, 10:19 am | UC Library Search
On July 27, 2021, UC Library Search will unite all UC campus libraries. Current UCSB students, staff, and faculty, will no longer need to log into UCSB Library Search, Melvyl, and Interlibrary Loan (ILL) separately to find the resources they need. It will be easier for users to see what they have...
Outside of Music building
Mon, Apr 12, 4:15 pm | Services, Music, Faculty, Graduate Students
The Music Library now offers limited on-site research appointments for UCSB faculty and graduate students.  We will provide browsing access to on-site Music print collections (books, scores, and journals). Individual private audio and video facilities are available for access to recordings if...

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