Students from the Refugees: Justice and Ethics course taught by professor Noa Bar-Gabai created fantastic art that represents what refugees from all around the world face in countries like the United States. Continue reading Refugees: Justice and Ethics Library Display 2021
To kick off Women’s History Month, Gleeson Library will host the annual Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon on Tuesday, March 3! Join us in the 2nd Floor Common area from 1-6pm. We will address the gender gap on Wikipedia by communally updating Wikipedia entries on subjects related to art and feminism. People of all gender identities and … Continue reading Gleeson Library Hosts 6th Annual Art + Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon
Join us for an evening of reading zines, talking about zines, and making zines. We will make mini-zines, stitch and bind some zines, and create some collaborative zines. You can contribute a page to a zine about social justice, your weirdest dream, your favorite spot in San Francisco. For more information, check out the Gleeson Zine … Continue reading Make Zines!
March is Women’s History Month. Observe this important month with Gleeson by helping to add reliable resources and information about women, art, and feminism to Wikipedia (a resource that has gender gaps in both participation and content). On March 9th from 10am-4pm, Gleeson will host its fourth annual Art+Feminism* Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon. All are welcome. Never … Continue reading Gleeson to host 4th Annual Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon for Women’s History Month
Earlier this month, Gleeson Library partnered with the Art+Architecture department and Professor Paula Birnbaum’s Museum Studies class to participate in the Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon. At this year’s event — the third annual one we’ve held at Gleeson — we talked about the gender gap on Wikipedia, we searched for information about women artists in various library resources … Continue reading 2017 Art+Feminism Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon follow-up!
Lyricist Lounge is back in Gleeson Library’s Atrium this coming Friday February 3rd from 7pm – 9pm! Lyricist Lounge is an event that gives students an opportunity to gather and hear their peers address social justice issues, identity expression, experiences of oppression and triumph, and more! In partnership with USF’s Intercultural Center and USF Word, Lyricist Lounge is a … Continue reading Lyricist Lounge in Gleeson Library’s Atrium Friday 2/3!!
Calling all creative minds in the USF community! Gleeson Library is accepting submissions of original artwork for the first edition of Stacks: A Gleeson Library Zine! Zine submissions can be drawings, comics, paintings, prints, photography, collage, poetry, prose, etc. The Stacks zine will be released at Gleeson Game & Zine Day on Saturday, November 19th 2pm-7pm. Guidelines: One … Continue reading Submit Your Artwork to Stacks: A Gleeson Library Zine!
By Gina Solares, Head of Cataloging & Metadata Management I recently had the opportunity to attend the 3rd joint Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) & Visual Resources Association (VRA) conference in Seattle. Over 800 library and arts information professionals from universities, public libraries, museums, design schools, corporate libraries, & other special libraries gathered to discuss topics … Continue reading ARLIS/NA + VRA 2016 conference sessions available
By Janet Carmona and Colette Hayes Last week at Gleeson Library, a group of budding information activists — many of them students in USF’s Art and Architecture Department — considered the coverage of women on the widely used online encyclopedia, Wikipedia. Past surveys have shown that only 8%-15% of editors on Wikipedia are women, which … Continue reading Second Annual Wikipedia Edit-A-Thon Held at Gleeson Library
As another way to celebrate National Poetry Month, Gleeson Library is co-sponsoring the issue 27 release party for the IGNATIAN LITERARY MAGAZINE. The IGNATIAN has had a long tradition here at USF, and the library has collected issues from past years. Other past years not held in Gleeson are available in the English Department office. I had … Continue reading IGNATIAN Release Party