Rhiannon Gonzales
Fri, May 29, 4:15 pm | Exhibitions, Student Success
Weeks before the Library closed in response to the COVID-19 shelter-in-place order, a new exhibit "The Creative Edge of Collecting: The 'Nothing' of William Davies King" went on display on the 1st Floor, Mountain Side of the Library. The exhibit, which features ephemera collected by UCSB Theater...
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...
The first-ever UCSB Library Award for Undergraduate Research (LAUR) was established in 2019 as a means of celebrating and honoring those students who engaged with the Library and made expert use of our vast collections and services.   Faculty members and subject librarians served as judges for the...
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Wed, Apr 8, 9:09 am | Research Services, Student Success
Millions of electronic books are now available to UCSB users through the HathiTrust Digital Library, which has allowed for Emergency Temporary Access Services of copyrighted material to member institutions with copies of those items in their physical collections.  The UC Libraries have contributed...
Stewart Engart
​Meet Stewart Engart Since the UCSB Library launched a project in 2002 to record and digitize its Cylinder Audio Archive, the archive has grown to become the largest online collection of downloadable historic sound recordings.  This work to preserve the earliest commercial form of recorded sound...
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Join the University Librarian, Kristin Antelman, for an exploration of how the Library can better serve students on their mobile devices. We’re looking for 20 students to join us for free pizza and a focus group conversation on the topic of “Library+Phone.”  >>Submit your interest to attend....
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...
Late Night Study
Mon, Jun 3, 2:42 pm | Student Success
Beginning June 2 and ending June 13, Late Night Study will begin at 6PM.  During Late Night Study, the Library is only open to UCSB students, faculty, and staff. A UCSB Access ID Card is required in order to enter the Library during Late Night Study. Until midnight, just tap your Access Card at the...
Library Award Congratulatory Banner
Thu, May 16, 11:32 am | Student Success, Undergraduate Students
For undergraduate scholars and researchers, the UC Santa Barbara Library plays a key role in their academic success. Every day — and in countless ways — students tap into the library’s vast resources and services. “Our undergrads conduct legitimate research and are in every way functioning as young...
Victoria Mansfield
The Twitter hashtag #NoDAPL has inspired a timely UCSB undergraduate research project. Environmentalists and social activists are using the hashtag to indicate their disapproval of the Dakota Access pipeline, a controversial underground oil pipeline from North Dakota to Illinois. Victoria Mansfield...

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