UCSB Library West Paseo Entrance
UCSB Library now offers pickup and mail delivery services for UCSB faculty, researchers, and graduate students to access circulating Library research materials. These services will be extended to UCSB undergraduate students and staff later this summer. Requesting Materials Faculty and graduate...
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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...
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...
John Ridland
Tue, Mar 10, 5:06 pm | Faculty, Special Research Collections
UC Santa Barbara Professor Emeritus John Ridland passed away in Santa Barbara on January 29. Professor Ridland taught for over 40 years at UCSB, retiring in 2005. He was one of the founding faculty of the College of Creative Studies and a professor in the English Department, focusing on Robert...
New Library study space
The UCSB Library team was busy during the summer preparing for the start of the academic year. Here’s a summary of what’s changed.  The Reference Desk and Services Desk merged in order to offer a more convenient and efficient one-stop shop with longer hours for users seeking basic information and...
Serials
Mon, Jul 29, 12:59 pm | Collections, Faculty
The Library’s current serials and newspapers have been moved from their location on 1st Floor, Mountain Side. Most serial volumes have been relocated to the general stacks, where they are interfiled by call number with other collections. A small selection of serials have been moved to a new...
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The University of California has been out of contract with Elsevier since January. Unfortunately, in late February the negotiations stalled. In the months since, Elsevier continued to provide access to new articles via ScienceDirect. As of July 10, UC's direct access to new Elsevier articles has...
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In April 2019, University of California (UC) and Cambridge University Press announced that they had entered into a transformative open access agreement that will give UC authors who publish with Cambridge the opportunity to make their research freely available and advance the global shift toward an...
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Fri, Jun 7, 4:32 pm | Collections, Faculty, Research Services
Melvyl, the UCSB Library's connection to library collections across the UCs and around the world, is getting a new and improved user interface starting Monday, June 17. Melvyl is a discovery platform designed for the UC system that offers the ability to search and request hundreds of millions of...

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