Library Award for Undergraduate Research
UCSB Library has announced the recipients of the sixth annual Library Award for Undergraduate Research (LAUR). The six awardees demonstrated deep engagement with the Library’s collections, resources, and services while producing a scholarly or creative work. First-place winners will receive an...
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UC Santa Barbara Library is pleased to announce the much-anticipated opening of the new UCSB Makerspace on January 8. Located on the first floor, Ocean Side, of the Library, the Makerspace is open to all UCSB students, faculty, and staff for academic, research, or personal exploration. The...
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On Monday, September 18 we upgraded the proxy server that is used to access Library subscription electronic resources from off campus.  Review the changes below to see what changed. What Changed? We added Duo authentication to better protect your account information and to meet campus...
LAUR graphic with photos of winners
On June 1, 2023, seven UCSB undergraduate students were recognized at the fifth annual Library Award for Undergraduate Research (LAUR) ceremony. The awardees demonstrated deep engagement with the Library’s collections, resources, and services while producing a scholarly or creative work. First-...
Library Award for Undergraduate Research Logo
On June 2, 2022, six students were recognized at the fourth annual Library Award for Undergraduate Research (LAUR) ceremony. The awardees demonstrated deep engagement with the Library’s collections, resources, and services while producing a scholarly or creative work. To be eligible for the award,...
Library Award for Undergraduate Research Logo
On June 3, the Library celebrated the six students who received the third 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...
Sunglasses next to book on the sand with text that reads, "Summer 2021 Book Club"
UCSB Library is excited to launch summer book clubs to bring the campus and community together to connect with others who love literature and engage in peer-led discussions on interesting topics. The summer book clubs will focus on the five books nominated for the UCSB Reads 2022 shortlist, which...
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? 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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