UCSB University Library

Government Information Center. Contains numerous government publications dealing with issues in Isla Vista such as Coal Oil Point, community development, diversity, ethnic communities, housing, land use, population studies, redevelopment, schools, sea-walls, UCSB/Isla Vista relations, and zoning. Most publications are cataloged and can be searched on the UCSB Library online catalog.

Map & Imagery Lab (MIL). Includes maps of the Isla Vista area.

UC Library Search  can be searched for materials relating to Isla Vista.

Isla Vista Resources on the Web 

islavista.org (http://www.islavista.org) is a website documenting Isla Vista history through text and images. It includes information about the IV riots and other issues that continue to be of concern in Isla Vista today.

Isla Vista Planning (http://www.countyofsb.org/plandev/comp/planareas/islavista/) is a website maintained by the Santa Barbara County Planning Division and contains information relevant to long-range planning for Isla Vista.

Isla Vista Recreation and Parks District (http://www.ivparks.org) is the official website for the district.

Isla Vista School (http://www.islavista.goleta.k12.ca.us/) is the official website for the public elementary school.

KCSB-FM 91.9 (http://www.kcsb.org) broadcasts the Isla Vista Today and Tommorrow radio program.

Santa Barbara News-Press (http://news.newspress.com) provides articles about current events in Isla Vista.

Sunshine Revolutionaries (http://www.legendarysurfers.com/sr) is a website maitained by Malcolm Gault-Williams that contains the most recent version of his book: Don’t Bank on Amerika.

Surfrider Foundation Isla Vista Chapter (http://www.surfrider.org/islavista/index.php) provides information about coastal access and local environmental issues.

Student Activism and Protest in the 1970s 

Stanford University, Hoover Institution. The Hoover focuses on political, social and economic change since the beginning of the twentieth century and has a number of collections relating to the Vietnam War era. The New Left Collection documents student unrest and anti-Vietnam War protests in the 1960s and 1970s. A guide to this collection is available at: http://www.oac.cdlib.org 

University of California, Berkeley. The Bancroft Library’s Free Speech Movement Project documents student protest at UC Berkeley in the mid-latter 1960s. Web address: http://bancroft.berkeley.edu/FSM/

Vietnam War Era (select bibliography) 

Against the Vietnam War: Writings by Activists. Syracuse, NY: Syracuse University Press, 1999. [Main Library DS559.62.U6 A35 1999]. 

Dunn, Joe P. Teaching the Vietnam War: Resources and Assessments. Los Angeles: California State University, Los Angeles, Center for the Study of Armaments and Disarmament, 1990. [Southern Regional Library Z3226 .D86 1990]. 

Edmonds, Anthony O. The War in Vietnam. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1998. [Main Library DS558 .E29 1998]. 

Heineman, Kenneth J. Campus Wars: The Peace Movement at American State: Universities in the Vietnam Era. New York: New York University Press, 1993. [Main Library DS559.62.U6 H45 1993]. 

Hillstrom, Kevin. The Vietnam Experience: A Concise Encyclopedia of American Literature, Songs, and Films. Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 1998. [Main Library DS557.73 .H55]. 

Wittman, Sandra M. Writing about Vietnam: A Bibliography of the Literature of the Vietnam Conflict. Boston: G. K. Hall, 1989. [Southern Regional Library Z3226 .W58 1989].


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