Over the past year, several Gleeson Library staff members have moved into new positions within the library, Gleeson Library has hired new staff, and Gleeson has gone through a reorganization. Continue reading Staff Spotlights
The 2021 academic year was filled with exciting and stressful events. We remained nimble in delivering library services to the campus community amidst the fluctuating pandemic environment, while also pursuing scholarly activities. Let’s take a moment to recognize and congratulate our Gleeson Library faculty and staff colleagues on their impressive scholarly work from 2021. To … Continue reading The 2021 Gleeson Library Scholarship Roundup
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
Since its founding in 1968, the USF Black Student Union (BSU) has had an undeniably profound and lasting impact on the University of San Francisco, from building a Black Studies Program from the ground up, pushing for an increase in Black faculty, and recruiting Black students from local high schools to the university, to creating … Continue reading USF Black Student Union Digital Collection to Debut
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
While pivoting our services to a remote-first model in response to COVID-19, and continuing to support students and faculty in creative ways, Gleeson Library faculty and staff also published articles, presented papers and posters, and delivered keynote addresses. Let’s take a moment to recognize and congratulate our colleagues on their inspiring scholarly work from 2020. … Continue reading The 2020 Gleeson Library Scholarship Roundup
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!