From the Vault 2(01)

From the Vault is a new series highlighting recent projects, research, and interesting finds from the Special Collections & University Archives department at the Gleeson Library. This post features three newly available collections in Gleeson Library’s Digital Collections: Woman Suffrage Collection, USF COVID-19 Response Collection, and the Rare Book Room Broadsides collection. Woman Suffrage Collection … Continue reading From the Vault 2(01)

Highlights from Gleeson’s Digital Collections

Did you know…that Gleeson Library has digital collections? We do! Currently, there are over 15 collections in Gleeson Library Digital Collections. Among the many highlights in the digital collections: USF Yearbooks: Starting with 1910, browse through the University of San Francisco’s yearbook collection, page by page. Each year of the Don, originally called the Ignatian, features … Continue reading Highlights from Gleeson’s Digital Collections

Mallette Dean, a Printmaker and His Art by John T. Hawk

Congratulations to Gleeson Library’s rare book librarian, John Hawk, on the publication of his book Mallette Dean, a Printmaker and His Art, published by the Book Club of California. The book documents the work of Mallette Dean (1907-1975) who was a California artist, illustrator, and letterpress printer. Dean was a W.P.A. artist who contributed panels to Coit … Continue reading Mallette Dean, a Printmaker and His Art by John T. Hawk

Digital Library Collections: Treasures from Around the World

Treasures from library collections around the world are in the spotlight at Gleeson Library, in honor of International Education Week. Stop by the reference desk to see books that feature amazing collections from some of the world’s most fabulous libraries, a beautiful slideshow, and an interactive display of more treasures from international library and archives’ digital … Continue reading Digital Library Collections: Treasures from Around the World

USF Scholarship Repository Achieves Half-million Downloads Milestone

We are very excited to announce that USF Scholarship Repository, USF’s institutional repository that digitally collects, preserves and provides electronic access to scholarly works and research output by the University of San Francisco community, has passed 500,000 total downloads! This means since its launch in fall 2011, users around the world have collectively downloaded half … Continue reading USF Scholarship Repository Achieves Half-million Downloads Milestone

In Celebration of the Launch of Nursing Communication and More…

A champagne reception was held today in the library atrium to celebrate the launch of a new open access, peer-reviewed research journal: Nursing Communication, edited by our esteemed faculty member Bryan B. Whaley and published by, drum roll please, the Gleeson Library | Geschke Center! Yes, the library is officially launching digital publishing support service … Continue reading In Celebration of the Launch of Nursing Communication and More…

Building Faculty and Community Collaboration

It all started in 2011, when USF’s Community Design Outreach program collaborated with the National Japanese American Historical Society (NJAHS) on a project documenting artifacts and sites from the Japanese American Confinement period, funded by the National Park Services (NPS). The project was initially envisioned as a website with approximately 250 images of plans and … Continue reading Building Faculty and Community Collaboration