UC Santa Barbara now has an Open Access Publishing Fund to support authors who want to make their research open access immediately upon publication and to ensure that no UCSB author who desires to publish open access is disadvantaged by a lack of funds to cover relevant fees. The UCSB OA Fund is...
Trash, recycle, and compost bins at the UCSB Library.
Wed, Jan 8, 3:51 pm | Services
Thanks to UCSB Sustainability and Associated Students Recycling, compost bins are now in the UCSB Library to encourage students, staff, and faculty to participate in waste diversion on campus. A study by UCSB Sustainability found that more than 80 percent of the waste collected at the UCSB Library...
GauchoPrint
Thu, Dec 5, 5:35 pm | Learning Commons, Services, Technology
GauchoPrint - UCSB’s new student-funded printing solution that allows students to use their 200 pages of print credit at any GauchoPrint printer - is now available at the UCSB Library.  The new printers in the Library also allow users to print from laptops and mobile devices. These are services...
Thu, Dec 5, 10:31 am | Library Employees
Heather Silva recently joined the UCSB Library in the role of Senior Director of Development. No stranger to UCSB, she previously worked with Arts & Lectures for 15 years before she joined the Library team. Her role at the Library allows her to continue to draw upon what she learned while...
Patrons using Library public computers.
Fri, Nov 22, 5:18 pm | Services, Technology
To better protect your privacy, UCSB Library public computers will now delete all user data after each logout, including logouts due to 15 minutes of inactivity. To prevent your work from being lost, we recommend saving your files often to cloud storage, such as Google Drive, or saving often to a...
The renovated Adaptive Technology Center.
Thu, Nov 21, 10:00 am | Grants, Services, Technology
The UCSB Library has completed the renovation and expansion of the Adaptive Technology Center (ATC), a space for students with disabilities to access technology that makes it easier to keep up with their studies. The space now has 11 work stations (it previously had six), a new electronic access...
Shelves of books in UCSB Library's Special Research Collection.
The UCSB Library opened applications for the Kenneth Karmiole Endowed Research Fellowship, which enables scholars and graduate students to pursue research lasting from one to three months in UCSB Library’s Special Research Collections.  One annual fellowship will be awarded in the amount of $5,000...
Waitz app screenshot
Mon, Oct 14, 1:50 pm | Services
Ever been frustrated by how long it takes for you to find a seat in the Library? The UCSB Library has partnered with the founders of Waitz to customize an app that shows how busy the UCSB Library is in real time by floor so that you can save time.  The free Waitz mobile app is available for both...
Rising book cover
Mon, Oct 14, 1:42 pm | UCSB Reads
The UC Santa Barbara Library and the Office of the Executive Vice Chancellor are pleased to announce the selection of the UCSB Reads 2020 book: Rising: Dispatches from the New American Shore, a work of creative nonfiction by Elizabeth Rush.    Rising combines rigorous reporting and lyrical...
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...

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