UCSB Library West Paseo Entrance
UCSB Library now offers pickup and mail delivery services for UCSB students, faculty, and staff to access circulating Library research materials. We are working to resolve technical issues with the requesting function in the Library Catalog. If you are unable to make a request, please refrain until...
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When will the Library building reopen? The Library intends to open its building for students before fall quarter begins. The exact date isn’t yet known, but when it is, we will post it to the Library website. Our reopening will occur in conjunction with state and county public health guidelines for...
Tracie Hall
Wed, Jul 29, 4:57 pm | Student Success
As the American Library Association's new Executive Director, Tracie D. Hall (UCSB '91), is bringing together the nation's libraries for a wider social mission. Describing her visits to the Watts branch of the Los Angeles Public Library as a child, Hall seemed agape. “It felt huge and like a church...
UCSB Reads 2021 logo on top of book spines
Tue, Jul 28, 8:16 am | UCSB Reads
The UCSB Reads Committee has announced its shortlist of titles under consideration for UCSB Reads 2021. This year, in recognition of the extraordinary and necessary attention to race in this country, all the titles grapple with race. The list includes memoirs, a novel, a book of poetry, and for the...
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Note: Submissions for this event are now closed as we are at capacity. Thank you for your interest. “Deep Dish with the University Librarian” is a regular event that offers students the opportunity to meet with University Librarian Kristin Antelman and provide feedback about UCSB Library. While we...
A storage facility
Wed, Jul 1, 7:00 pm | Collections
In an effort to bring more Library materials to campus as well as to reduce spending on storage, the UCSB Library will not be renewing the lease on our remaining off-site storage facility known as Annex 2. All collections must be out by Sept. 30, 2020.  Costs associated with leasing and maintaining...
Mitchell Kriegman
Mitchell Kriegman, a screenwriter, novelist, director, performer, and producer known for creating the acclaimed Nickelodeon and Disney series, Clarissa Explains it All, Bear in the Big Blue House, and The Book of Pooh, among others, is donating his papers to UC Santa Barbara Library. “This donation...
Data Curation Network logo
UCSB Library’s Research Data Services (RDS) recently became a member of the Data Curation Network (DCN), a group of professionals from U.S. academic institutions and nonprofit data repositories who seek to improve researcher support through their collective expertise around data curation services...
Springer Nature logo
The University of California announced June 16 that it reached a transformative open access agreement with Springer Nature, the world's second-largest academic publisher. The agreement - the largest open access agreement in North America to date - is the first for Springer Nature and signals...
Ethan Chang
Fri, Jun 12, 10:09 am | Events
This spring, Ethan Chang, a Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow in Asian American Studies and Black Studies at UCSB presented “An Education for Social Transformation: Learning, Leadership, and the Highlander Idea" via Zoom as part of UCSB Library's Pacific Views: Library Speaker Series. His lecture...

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