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Mon, Dec 13, 12:39 pm | Services, Research Services
UCSB Library now has access to BrowZine, a service that lets you browse the complete issues of e-journals that the Library subscribes to, just as if you were flipping through the pages of a physical copy. This service is available –on the web or through a mobile app–  to all UC Santa Barbara...
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Mon, Nov 22, 5:07 pm | Research Services, UC Library Search
UC Library Search went live at UCSB on July 27, 2021, providing a centralized discovery tool to search and browse materials from all 10 UC libraries. Changes are still underway. In fact, those of you who use Google Scholar will need to update your settings to be properly directed to any full text...
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Fri, Aug 13, 10:20 am | Services, Research Services
The HathiTrust Emergency Temporary Access Service (ETAS) currently provides UCSB users with online access to a portion of the UC Libraries’ in-copyright print holdings that were inaccessible during the COVID-19 pandemic. Coinciding with the full reopening of the UCSB Library, the HathiTrust ETAS...
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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...
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Mon, Jun 21, 3:40 pm | Student Success, Services, Research Services
When the UCSB Library and campus closed suddenly in March 2020 because of the growing COVID-19 pandemic, the expected duration of closure was estimated at a mere three weeks. Over the past 15 months, our community has experienced a multitude of personal and professional challenges and...
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Fri, Jun 11, 3:23 pm | Research Services, UC Library Search
UC Library Search will replace UCSB Library Search and Melvyl as the new unified UC-wide discovery tool on July 27, 2021. Some services and functions will be impacted starting July 7. To help you prepare for the transition to UC Library Search, review the following Q&A’s:  What will happen to...
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UCSB Library Search and Melvyl Retiring July 27 UC Library Search will vastly improve the user experience of faculty, students, and researchers worldwide who need to access collections across the University of California system. This new discovery tool will replace Melvyl and UCSB Library Search on...
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...
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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...
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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...

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