Gleeson Library celebrates Black History Month with an exhibit on Afrofuturism. Continue reading Black History Month 2022
As 2021 winds down, we offer resources for feeling well and fulfilled at work and during the Winter Break.
The O’Reilly for Higher Education platform provides a wide range of resources to support professional and personal development. Read more about the O’Reilly platform.Continue reading “Professional and personal fulfillment at Gleeson Library”
Today the President of the United States joined San Francisco, the state of California and a bunch more towns and states around the country in naming Monday, October 11 as Indigenous People’s Day. It’s a small way to recognize the enormous and essential contributions made by indigenous people to this country, as well as to … Continue reading Native American names and sports teams: more than just words
Many professors assign streaming videos to illustrate, demonstrate, and communicate course content. Often these are licensed (rented) by the library for one year at a time. So, even if a video was available previously, faculty should check the library catalog to make sure it’s still accessible before assigning it to students. We license videos on platforms … Continue reading Getting videos from the library
Summer is almost here. To help you decide on an interesting read, we’ve compiled a gallery of books that have been made into movies. Continue reading Books to Movies
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
This week we added to the library catalog several notable titles from Docuseek, a robust collection of streaming video documentaries from top distributors like Bullfrog Films, First Run Features, and dGenerate Films. All of them are available to USF students, faculty and staff. Some of the latest additions are: ’63 Boycott– Connects the massive 1963 … Continue reading New Documentaries from Docuseek
Sexual assault and violence impacts millions of people, all over the world, every day. Each April, for the past 19 years, efforts to prevent, support, and heal sexual violence have been coordinated in a month-long effort to bring awareness to the problem and offer possible solutions and healing. During Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), groups … Continue reading Sexual Assault: Awareness & Prevention
The people who grow and supply our food are very much in our minds right now as they work to feed everyone at the possible cost of their health or even their lives. In their honor, today on her birthday, April 10, we celebrate the life and leadership of legendary civil rights activist and organizer … Continue reading Happy birthday, Dolores Huerta!
Q. I heard there is no more book budget, and I can’t request books to be ordered by the library anymore. Is that true? A. While it is true that our materials budget is all earmarked for subscription-based resources, fortunately we have some income from restricted endowments that allow us to order books that support … Continue reading FAQs on Faculty Purchase Requests for Library Resources