Get the score on sports resources at Gleeson

Hey, sport! During a recent reference desk shift, a researcher in the library asked me for statistics about badminton participation. I happily recommended the Sports Market Analytics database (previously known as SBRNet).

SMA gathers in-depth analytics on both professional and hobby sports: market share, demographics, venue reports, and trade publications. Although it focuses on the United States, some sports have international data as well. When I walk in Golden Gate Park, I often see a group of people playing badminton. How big a market are they participating in? Check it out: the sport of badminton engendered a 11.5 million dollar market in 2012.

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Gleeson hosts third annual Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon

Gleeson Library/Art+Feminism* 2017 Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon

A Women’s History Month Program

Thursday, March 9, 2017
10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Gleeson Library 2nd Floor

In conjunction with the New York-based organization Art+Feminism and USF’s Art + Architecture program, Gleeson Library is hosting a Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon. Continue reading “Gleeson hosts third annual Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-a-Thon”