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Guide to the ACCESS Collection
SBHC Mss 29  
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  • Descriptive Summary
  • Access Restrictions
  • Publication Rights
  • Preferred Citation
  • Acquisition Information
  • Scope and Content of Collection
  • Indexing Terms
  • Related Material

  • Descriptive Summary

    Title: ACCESS Collection
    Dates: 1965-1988
    Collection number: SBHC Mss 29
    Creator: ACCESS
    Collection Size: 1.5 linear feet (1 carton, 1 flat oversize box and 1 audiotape)
    Repository: University of California, Santa Barbara. Library. Dept. of Special Collections
    Santa Barbara, CA 93106
    Abstract: The collection contains files pertaining to the Alternative Comprehensive Environmental Study System (ACCESS) project in Santa Barbara county.
    Physical location: Annex 2.
    Languages: English

    Access Restrictions

    None. Collection is stored off-site; advance notice required for retrieval.

    Publication Rights

    Copyright has not been assigned to the Department of Special Collections, UCSB. All requests for permission to publish or quote from manuscripts must be submitted in writing to the Head of Special Collections. Permission for publication is given on behalf of the Department of Special Collections as the owner of the physical items and is not intended to include or imply permission of the copyright holder, which also must be obtained.

    Preferred Citation

    ACCESS Collection. SBHC Mss 29. Department of Special Collections, Davidson Library, University of California, Santa Barbara.

    Acquisition Information


    Scope and Content of Collection

    The collection contains files pertaining to the Alternative Comprehensive Environmental Study System (ACCESS) project in Santa Barbara county, mainly publications on the progress of the project during its study run, arranged chronologically. The miscellaneous folder also contains pamphlets, newsletters, and some correspondence.
    Description of ACCESS from Box 1, Folder 4, pamphlet, "ACCESS, Q: Who Needs It?":
    "This exploratory research project is supported by the National Science Foundation and by a number of local organizations and institutions.
    "The project is designing and new process for studying regional issues and their long-term consequences. The basic concept is to create a new kind of policy-maker, and citizen’s forum in which advanced communication technology will be used to analyze and communicate information. The purpose is to facilitate people’s access to expert information and to each other concerning it."

    Indexing Terms

    The following terms have been used to index the description of this collection in the library's online public access catalog.
    Santa Barbara County (Calif.)

    Related Material

    In Special Collections:
    • Separated from the collection and cataloged separately:
      • 100 Short Films about the Human Environment, ed. William R. Ewald
      • ACCESS: Formative Evaluation, School of Architecture & Urban Planning, UCLA
    • File on ACCESS in the Isla Vista Archives, SBHC Mss 41.
    At the University Art Museum:
    • Lutah Maria Riggs Collection - correspondence file relating to ACCESS