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...
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 ...
Floyd Norman
Floyd Norman, who made history in 1956 as the first African-American animator at Disney Studios, returned to his alma mater, Santa Barbara Junior High (SBJH), on Feb. 28 to speak about his successful career at the place it all began. The event was part of SBJH’s recognition of Black History Month...
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...
La Casa de la Raza signing
The UC Santa Barbara Library and La Casa de la Raza have reached a new accord that signals another milestone in the preservation of local community history. At a public reception July 11 at La Casa de la Raza, representatives from the library and from La Casa signed an agreement that will ensure...
Author Thi Bui
Thu, Apr 25, 4:58 pm | Events, UCSB Reads
What Thi Bui first set out to do was to turn a graduate school oral history project into something more accessible outside academia. Safe to say: she succeeded wildly. That oral history became the basis for “The Best We Could Do,” Bui’s illustrated memoir documenting her family’s escape from...
This summer, read along with the UCSB Reads Committee as they work to select the UCSB Reads 2019 book.    The UCSB Reads Committee has announced the six titles that make-up the short list for 2019 consideration. The selections are:   1. "The Best We Could Do" by Thi Bui 2. "Hunger" by Roxanne Gay 3...
Vincent Van Gerven Oei
The UCSB Library Scholarly Communication Program is pleased to present Nubian studies scholar, punctum books co-director, and philologist Vincent W.J. van Gerven Oei.   Vincent will discuss how community-focused, scholar-led open access publishing can help launch fields of inquiry and study that...
UCSB Reads Sneak Peek Logo
Wed, Jul 12, 3:05 pm | Events, UCSB Reads
This summer, for the first time, read along with the UCSB Reads Committee as they work to select the UCSB Reads 2018 book. The UCSB Reads Committee has announced the five titles that make-up the short list for 2018 consideration. The selections are: 1.       Lab Girl by Hope Jahren 2.       The...

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