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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...
Bluebird recording.
Thousands of historic sound recordings held by UCSB Library will soon be freely accessible online thanks to a prestigious $349,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities. “Tens of thousands of recordings that never made it to CDs or digital services line the shelves of public archives...
Ethan Chang
Wed, Apr 1, 3:10 pm | Events
As part of its Pacific Views: Library Speaker Series, UCSB Library presents a talk by Ethan Chang, a Chancellor’s Postdoctoral Fellow in Asian American Studies and Black Studies. Because of COVID-19, Ethan's in-person talk at the Library was canceled, but Ethan kindly recorded it on Zoom.  The ...
Remote Resources & Services for UCSB Library Users
Tue, Mar 17, 8:09 am | Services
The Library is closed in accordance with the Governor's statewide shelter-in-place order.  There are many ways the Library can provide you with expert help and services if you are studying or working remotely. Online Resources Datasets Datasets and other resources that usually require in-person...
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Thu, Mar 12, 11:41 am | Services
In an effort to mitigate the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), Chancellor Yang announced that effective March 11, UC Santa Barbara has transitioned to remote instruction for the remainder of the Winter Quarter and the entire Spring Quarter (ending June 12). UCSB Library is responding in the...
John Ridland
Tue, Mar 10, 5:06 pm | Faculty, Special Research Collections
UC Santa Barbara Professor Emeritus John Ridland passed away in Santa Barbara on January 29. Professor Ridland taught for over 40 years at UCSB, retiring in 2005. He was one of the founding faculty of the College of Creative Studies and a professor in the English Department, focusing on Robert...
Floyd Norman
Floyd Norman, who made history in 1956 as the first African-American animator at Disney Studios, returned to his alma mater, Santa Barbara Junior High (SBJH), on Feb. 28 to speak about his successful career at the place it all began. The event was part of SBJH’s recognition of Black History Month...
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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The University of California (UC) and the nonprofit open access publisher, Public Library of Science (PLoS), have entered an agreement, effective April 1, that will make it more affordable for UC authors to publish in one of the PLoS journals. UC libraries will pay at least $1,000 of the article...
Fair Use Week Poster
You’re invited to join UCSB Library in celebrating Fair Use Week 2020 by visiting the information table in the Library Paseo from noon to 1 p.m. Feb. 24-28.  Fair Use Week is an international event coordinated annually by the Association of Research Libraries that celebrates and explores fair use...

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