Black Lives Focus of Two New Library Collections

Reflecting Gleeson Library’s commitment to upholding social justice and dismantling white supremacy, two new library collections focusing on Black lives are currently in development. One is the Black Lives Matter collection, a project being led by Gleeson Library Special Collections & University Archives (SCUA). The second is the BSU at USF digital collection, initiated by Gleeson Library Digital Collections and in collaboration with SCUA. Continue reading Black Lives Focus of Two New Library Collections

So…Question: What Are Digital Collections?

As the Digital Collections Librarian at Gleeson Library, a question I’m asked from time to time is: “What are digital collections?” Digital collections are online collections that consist of content digitized from an institution’s unique physical holdings. These online collections are resources that support the continuous learning, instruction, and research needs of those affiliated with … Continue reading So…Question: What Are Digital Collections?

From the Vault 1(01)

From the Vault is a new series highlighting recent projects, research, and interesting finds from the Special Collections & University Archives department at Gleeson Library. Our first post features the ongoing digitization project of the library’s Woman Suffrage Collection. Two thousand twenty marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the … Continue reading From the Vault 1(01)