Calling All Poets!

Gleeson Library wants your help celebrating National Poetry Month! We are currently accepting submissions for our 3rd annual Poetry Reading. The deadline to submit is Friday March 18, 2011 Wednesday March 23, 2011. The reading will be on Thursday, April 28, 2011 from 5:00-6:30 pm Wednesday April 27, 2011 from 5 – 6:30 p.m. in … Continue reading Calling All Poets!

Chertsey Breviary Digitized

The Donohue Rare Book Room’s Chertsey Breviary, a fourteenth-century liturgical manuscript, was recently digitized and is now available online in the Library’s Digital Collections.  The vellum manuscript is a psalter, a volume containing the Book of Psalms. Psalters were frequently owned by wealthy individuals and were often richly illuminated. The Donohue Rare Book Room manuscript, … Continue reading Chertsey Breviary Digitized

Locke Morrisey

[Information about Locke’s memorial fund has been added at the bottom of this post.] Locke was Head of Collections, Reference & Research here at Gleeson Library, and his impact has been widely felt, both professionally and personally.  The character and service of the Library’s Reference Department as it exists today is largely due to Locke’s … Continue reading Locke Morrisey

USF’s Digital Media Productions Class Captures Gleeson

David Silver’s Digital Media Productions class (#dmp10 on Twitter) has been shooting the library as part of a class assignment. The photos have been amazing. But more importantly, their insights into how Gleeson Library fits into their lives on campus are inspiring. From banned books to studies in color and texture, they have captured the … Continue reading USF’s Digital Media Productions Class Captures Gleeson