California Humanities logo over outline of California
Thu, Oct 13, 10:38 am | Special Research Collections, Grants
UCSB Library is pleased to announce that it is the recipient of a Humanities For All Quick Grant award from California Humanities for the Santa Barbara Community Archiving Project. The goal of the Santa Barbara Community Archiving Project is to preserve and celebrate the well-established Latinx...
Recording Academy Grammy Museum Logo on blue gradient
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...
Latin Grammy Cultural Foundation logo
Tue, Mar 1, 1:42 pm | Special Research Collections, Grants
The Latin GRAMMY Cultural Foundation announced last week that UCSB Library won one of two of its Preservation Grants to preserve and make more accessible documents and materials related to the life and career of Astor Piazzolla, a popular Argentine composer of tango and Latin American music. The...
Materials form the Marcel Nicolle Collection
Tue, Jan 25, 4:04 pm | Art & Architecture, Grants
The Albert and Elaine Borchard Foundation issued a $10,000 grant to the UC Santa Barbara Library for the digitization of a portion of the Marcel Nicolle Collection, which consists of more than 1,000 rare 19th-century exhibition catalogs in Western European languages, mostly French.  The materials...
Bluebird recording.
Thousands of historic sound recordings held by UCSB Library will soon be freely accessible online thanks to a prestigious $349,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. “Tens of thousands of recordings that never made it to CDs or digital services line the shelves of public archives...
The renovated Adaptive Technology Center.
Thu, Nov 21, 10:00 am | Grants, Services, Technology
The UCSB Library has completed the renovation and expansion of the Adaptive Technology Center (ATC), a space for students with disabilities to access technology that makes it easier to keep up with their studies. The space now has 11 work stations (it previously had six), a new electronic access...
IMLS Grant Recipient Badge
The Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) has awarded UCSB Library a $100,000 National Leadership Grant for "Always Already Computational: Library Collections as Data." The funds will be used for a series of meetings to develop strategies around library collections that support...