ACS journal covers
We are very pleased to announce the University of California’s transformative open access agreement with the American Chemical Society (ACS), the fourth largest publisher of scholarly journal articles by researchers in the UC system. Through this agreement UC-affiliated corresponding authors will...
Dan Korman
In celebration of Open Education Week (March 7-11, 2022), the UCSB Library is highlighting one professor’s experience as he undergoes the process of publishing a textbook as an open educational resource (OER). As the Library continues to deepen its commitment to an open paradigm for research and...
Image showing Ballitore, Ireland handwritten in black ink
Research by students at three separate universities on a collection in the UC Santa Barbara Library that hasn’t been studied extensively since the 1970s is gaining attention - and funds - from several prestigious institutions. The Ballitore Project is a collaboration between UCSB, California State...
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...
Gabriel Menard headshot.
Mon, Mar 1, 11:46 am | Faculty, Student Success
In celebration of Open Education Week (March 1-5, 2021), the UCSB Library is highlighting one professor’s experience with using an open educational resource (OER) for a class. As the Library continues to deepen its commitment to an open paradigm for research and teaching, we want to support more...
Stack of books
Fri, Oct 9, 9:11 am | Faculty, Graduate Students
After a hiatus due to the COVID-19 pandemic, Interlibrary Loan (ILL) resumed borrowing books from other libraries on Monday, October 19.  UCSB students, faculty, and staff can request loans. The Library is operating with limited on-site staff, so faculty and students are asked to only request books...
SRC Reading Room
Starting October 6, UCSB Library Special Research Collections (SRC) will offer limited research appointments in SRC’s Reading Room for UC Santa Barbara faculty and graduate students to access on-site SRC materials that are not available online and to access non-circulating materials from the Main...
Question marks
When will the Library building reopen? As of September 13, the main Library and Music Library are fully reopen for UCSB students, faculty, staff, and community members. What precautions are you taking to protect Library users? All faculty and staff members, students, and visitors to campus are...
Leah Stokes
Mon, Jun 1, 2:39 pm | Events, Faculty
This winter, Assistant Professor of Political Science at UCSB Leah Stokes presented a talk entitled "Climate Change in our Backyard: Impacts, Policy and Politics" as part of UCSB Library's Pacific Views: Library Speaker Series.  During her talk, Leah discussed the research behind her book Short...
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...

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