Join the Gleeson Library Zine Collective and Thacher Gallery for an afternoon of collage, poetry, and zine making on Friday, March 26th from 11:45 am – 2 pm. Continue reading Collage and Cry Zine Workshop
This year’s National Library Week falls during San Francisco’s shelter-in-place order. Even though our physical library is closed, we are maintaining robust service points virtually. As part of a series of celebrations during National Library Week, National Library Workers Day highlights the critical work of library staff and advocates for an increase in library staff … Continue reading National Library Workers Day 2020
You’ve worked in some great libraries, and have accomplished some really great things at these different places. Tell us a little bit about your background — library-related or not — and projects you are proud of or were excited to be a part of. I am Ngāti Paoa Māori and grew up in Tāmaki Makaurau, … Continue reading Welcome Nicky Andrews – Instruction and First-Year Experience Librarian
This blog post was written by Reference Student Assistant Danni McCorkle. As new movies hit the screen and upcoming novels are printing for the masses, the need for in-depth details about these modes of entertainment is demanded by the public. From which the job of the critic is born. However, not all critics are written … Continue reading Musings on Book and Film Reviews
Over at Gleeson we have had two recent hires, Gina Murrell – Digital Collections Librarian and Annie Reid – University Archivist. We asked them a few questions to get at some of their interests in the library world and the Bay Area. Gina Murrell Annie Reid Continue reading Welcome Gina Murrell and Annie Reid!
We asked some of our student assistants what they think are the top five resources offered at Gleeson Library. Check out their awesome food recommendations and favorite viewpoints in San Francisco! Delia – Access Service Student Assistant Zoe – Access Service Student Assistant Alana – Reference Student Assistant Heidi – Cataloging Student Assistant Continue reading Top Five Library Resources from Gleeson’s Student Assistants
Elisa Rodrigues joined the Systems team this summer as a Library Assistant! Having previously worked in the Acquisitions Department, her new role will expand her Gleeson Library expertise as she assists with troubleshooting and maintaining library technology. We asked her some questions so the USF community could get to know a little about her and … Continue reading Welcome Elisa to the Systems Department!
Here are some book recommendations for your Winter Break reading needs. Courtesy of Reference Student Assistants! This book is an intimate and inspiring memoir by former First Lady, Michelle Obama. She invites readers into her world, and chronicles the personal experiences that she’s had throughout her lifetime. Not only does she provide an open and honest … Continue reading Winter Break Book Recommendations
Hey All! Here’s a spooky movie review from Tatum Myers, student assistant at the Reference Desk. A perfect start to the day’s festivities! In honor of Halloween and the 40 year anniversary of John Carpenter’s Halloween, I made it my mission to watch all 10 movies in the Halloween franchise. While I could on and … Continue reading Halloween Franchise Movie Review
Hey All, Here are some media recommendations from the students over at the Reference Desk. The students recommended two books and a movie suitable for a long weekend with some extra lounging time. 1. Turtles All the Way Down – John Green This book is proof that it’s definitely possible to like and dislike a … Continue reading Fall Break Media Recommendations