Exterior photo of the UCSB Library Mountain Side
The UCSB Library is preparing to reopen a portion of the main Library for limited student study space at the beginning of spring quarter, March 29. Study space will gradually reopen in phases, starting with the Learning Commons on the first and second floors of the Mountain Side and eventually...
Kristin Antelman
I want to welcome all new and returning students. Even though we have to welcome you virtually this year, I want you to know that all of us in the Library are working hard to support you so that you have a productive fall under these less than ideal circumstances. While the UCSB Library building is...
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When will the Library building reopen? The Library is now open for limited study space, in conjunction with state and county public health guidelines for the reopening of higher education.  Only a portion of the main building is open and seat reservations are required. Everyone in the Library is...
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Note: Submissions for this event are now closed as we are at capacity. Thank you for your interest. “Deep Dish with the University Librarian” is a regular event that offers students the opportunity to meet with University Librarian Kristin Antelman and provide feedback about UCSB Library. While we...
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On May 28, the Library celebrated the six students who received the second annual UCSB Library Award for Undergraduate Research (LAUR), which recognizes students who produce a scholarly or creative work that makes expert and sophisticated use of the collections, resources, and services of the UCSB...
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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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...
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...
This summer, read along with the UCSB Reads Committee as they work to select the UCSB Reads 2019 book.    The UCSB Reads Committee has announced the six titles that make-up the short list for 2019 consideration. The selections are:   1. "The Best We Could Do" by Thi Bui 2. "Hunger" by Roxanne Gay 3...

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