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
Meet Gleeson Library’s newest librarian. Continue reading Introducing Chanda Briggs — Outreach and Instruction Librarian!
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
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!
To familiarize the USF community with library staff, we interviewed one of our awesome Access Services staff members, Katlyn Murphy. Get to know this friendly face and don’t forget to say hi! What is your role here at Gleeson? Library Assistant IV: I work evenings and weekends part time at the Access Services/ Circulation desk. … Continue reading Library Staff Spotlight- Meet Katlyn!
Annie is joining the Reference and Instruction team and will serve as the Instruction Coordinator and Assessment Librarian. Please join us in welcoming her! In her role, Annie will lead the library’s information literacy instruction program. The library instruction program allows librarians and faculty to collaborate on lesson plans and instruction sessions that support student … Continue reading Introducing Gleeson Library’s newest Librarian: Annie Pho
At Gleeson Library we’ve recently revamped our Systems department to support resource discovery and library operations. As part of this reconfiguration we hired two new librarians, Brian Schumacher and Anders Lyon. Please join us in welcoming them! I asked Brian and Anders a few questions to help the University community get to know them and … Continue reading Systems Spotlight