Since our building closed in mid-March along with the rest of campus, Gleeson Library staff have been working hard to provide remote access to our services and collections for students, staff, and faculty. We are here to support you — classes are online and so is the library. Here are new ways students and faculty are … Continue reading At Your Fingertips: Remote Library Services
Please welcome two of our most recent staff members! Billy Wong is taking on the role of Reserves Coordinator and Shelley Carr is our new Interlibrary Loan coordinator. Billy Wong Billy Wong has worked with USF for 18 years and we are excited to have him working with us at Gleeson. Billy has mastered several … Continue reading Billy Wong and Shelley Carr Join the Library and Direct Some Awesome Services
The Library is offering a FREE Gleeson Alumni Special Borrower card to individuals that have graduated from USF within the last 12 months. Qualifying alumni should apply for this offer in person at the library (please note that student library privileges are active through the end of the inter-session following the semester graduated; for our … Continue reading Recent Graduate Alumni Borrowing Card Offer
[slideshow] Once again the Gleeson Library joined the USF Farmstand on the lawn outside Library. We offered books and DVD’s about organic gardening, real food, and healthy cooking all for check out on the spot. This was USF’s Farmstands first International Farmstand offering different delectable dishes from around the world. The event also coincided with USF’s … Continue reading Gleeson Library on the Lawn
The Gleeson Library joined the USF Farmstand this past Thursday, on the lawn outside Library. We offered books and DVD’s about organic gardening, real food, and healthy cooking for check out from right there out on the lawn. USF Farmstand is part of Community Garden Outreach (ENVA 145) and offers homemade meals made with fresh veggies, … Continue reading Gleeson Library out on the Lawn
While our April meeting is coming up in a couple days, the Book Club had the foresight to pick our May selection ahead of time. In May we will discuss The Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery, translated from the French by Alison Anderson. I’m looking forward to this book because folks were raving … Continue reading USF Book Club: The Elegance of the Hedgehog
The iPads and the Kindle have been extremely popular. Thank you! Two things we’ve heard from people who have checked them out from the library so far – they are difficult to get and the reservation process is confusing. We hear you. To make borrowing one of these devices a little easier: We have ordered … Continue reading iPad and Kindle Updates – Good News!
I left my ‘cart’ in San Francisco The “I left my ‘cart’ in San Francisco” Cable Car[t] created by the Student assistants (with a little help from their staff friends) in the Access Services Department of Gleeson Library won 1st prize in the 2010 “Unshelved: Pimp my Bookcart” contest. The Judges commented: “This year’s first … Continue reading Gleeson Library, Cable Car[t] Wins 1st Prize!
The Gleeson Library is now loaning Video Games for Play Station 3, Xbox 360 and Wii! We currently have over 50 games and will be ordering more in the coming months. Video games can be checked out at the Circulation Desk and are loaned for a period of 7 days with a potential for 3 … Continue reading Gleeson’s Got Games!
Its official! Starting October 1, 2010 USF students, faculty and staff can check out an Apple iPad from the Gleeson Library circulation desk. The iPads will circulate for 5 days and you can read all the fine print here. If all three of the iPads are all checked out, you can make a reservation (booking) … Continue reading The iPads Are Here!