Meet Gleeson Library’s newest librarian. Continue reading Introducing Chanda Briggs — Outreach and Instruction Librarian!
The Instruction and Outreach Department has hired three new Outreach Student Assistants to help with the library’s outreach and marketing initiatives. The students will be working on a variety of projects like creating content for Gleeson’s social media, assisting with library events and programs, working on book displays, and more. If you see them around … Continue reading Introducing the New Outreach Student Assistants
It is with profound sadness that the Gleeson Library | Geschke Learning Resource Center shares the passing of USF Trustee Emeritus and library champion Dr. Charles Geschke. Dr. Geschke passed away on Friday, surrounded by his family. In 1997, the Nancy A. and Charles M. Geschke Learning Resource Center at Gleeson Library was dedicated and … Continue reading Dr. Charles Geschke, 1939 – 2021
Congratulations to Gleeson Library | Geschke Center’s Reference Student and Technology Coordinator, Ariana Varela, for completing her Masters Degree in Library and Information Sciences (MLIS) at San Jose State University this month! Ariana is a USF alum, and first generation college graduate. She earned her Bachelors Degree in History with an emphasis in Latin American … Continue reading Congratulations, Graduate!
Earlier this week, Gleeson Library | Geschke Center staff gathered to celebrate the achievements of our student workers who are graduating from their time at USF and our library. Amidst all of the uncertainty of this past semester and the transition to remote learning/work, we were excited to acknowledge and commemorate all of the achievements … Continue reading Celebrating our Graduating Student Assistants!
Happy National Library Week! As part of our celebrations, we’d like to share some good news we received recently – the promotion of two of our faculty librarians! Effective Fall 2020, Gina Solares, our Head of Cataloging and Metadata Management/Interim Head of Systems, has been promoted to the rank of Librarian; while Reference Librarian Colette … Continue reading Celebrating Promotions at Gleeson Library!
You’ve worked in some great libraries, and have accomplished some really great things at these different places. Tell us a little bit about your background — library-related or not — and projects you are proud of or were excited to be a part of. I am Ngāti Paoa Māori and grew up in Tāmaki Makaurau, … Continue reading Welcome Nicky Andrews – Instruction and First-Year Experience Librarian
The Library Dean, Tyrone Cannon, announced the news: “I am sad to let you know that after a courageous battle with cancer, Emeritus Librarian and former Head of Cataloging, Eric Ewen, passed away Saturday evening, January 18th. Eric started work at Gleeson in September 1974 and retired in September 2014. During those 40 years of … Continue reading Eric Paul Ewen
Gleeson Library|Geschke Center staff fondly remembers Karen Johnson, Librarian Emerita. Karen Johnson retired as the Systems Head Librarian in December 2017. She was a cataloger when she joined the University of San Francisco in 1984 and was promoted to systems librarian in 1995. Karen touched many lives, professionally and personally, and we miss her dearly. … Continue reading In Memoriam: Karen Johnson
Over at Gleeson we have had two recent hires, Gina Murrell – Digital Collections Librarian and Annie Reid – University Archivist. We asked them a few questions to get at some of their interests in the library world and the Bay Area. Gina Murrell Annie Reid Continue reading Welcome Gina Murrell and Annie Reid!