This week we added to the library catalog several notable titles from Docuseek, a robust collection of streaming video documentaries from top distributors like Bullfrog Films, First Run Features, and dGenerate Films. All of them are available to USF students, faculty and staff. Some of the latest additions are: ’63 Boycott– Connects the massive 1963 … Continue reading New Documentaries from Docuseek
Inspiration for optimism, creation, and relaxation are highlights from the over 1,400 new titles added to the O’Reilly for Higher Education collection this month.Continue reading “New resources from O’Reilly for Higher Learning July 21, 2020”
Gleeson Library has recently been informed about a data breach at The Chronicle of Higher Education (chronicle.com) where user login information, including passwords, was compromised. This is a popular resource used by members of the USF community. If you have an account at The Chronicle of Higher Education, you should have received an email from … Continue reading Data Breach at The Chronicle of Higher Education
In 1984, University of San Francisco School of Nursing and Health Professions was the recipient of an educational gift honoring the memory of Geraldine Crawford, who was cared for by USF nursing students and graduates. The first Geraldine Crawford Distinguished Nursing Lectureship was presented in 1985 and was open to all students, graduates, and nurses … Continue reading The Crawford Project
We are excited to announce another Gleeson Library virtual Student Social Justice Exhibit! You can explore the exhibit from your own home. The objects in this display were created by students in Refugees: Justice and Ethics (a Swig Program in Jewish Studies and Social Justice course taught by Prof. Noa Bar-Gabai in Spring 2020). Many, … Continue reading Refugees: Ethics and Justice Library Display
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!
As we move into the summer semester and plan for the fall, Gleeson Library invites faculty to consider e-textbook and streaming video options for your courses. Print and DVD course reserves are unavailable while the physical library is closed for Shelter in Place. Using ebooks and streaming video will ensure that your course resources are … Continue reading Affordable Textbook Options for Faculty
Congratulations on getting through the semester, Dons! For the past 6 years, Gleeson Library has brought you Furriends for Finals – scheduled visits with SF SPCA Animal Assisted Therapy volunteers. These have always been a highlight for us, and a wonderful way of easing the stresses of finals projects, exams, and the push towards graduation. … Continue reading Virtual Furriends for Finals Finale
We are excited to announce Gleeson Library’s first ever virtual Student Social Justice Exhibit! You can explore the exhibit from your own home. The objects in this display were created by students in ENVA 390-02: Gender and Environment (taught by Prof. Adrienne Johnson, Spring 2020). Many, many thanks to these students for sharing their work … Continue reading Gender and the Environment Library Display
Hi everyone! My name is Robby and I am a student assistant for the periodicals unit in the Acquisitions department at Gleeson library. Ever since my freshman year, I have always studied in the library on all floors. To me, Gleeson serves as a place of collaboration between fellow classmates, a safe quiet space for … Continue reading Student Assistant’s Perspective on Databases
If you’d like to read the latest news in higher education, including articles on remote instruction and learning, supporting students online, and how the pandemic may change higher education, check out the The Chronicle of Higher Education, “the nation’s largest newsroom dedicated to covering colleges and universities.” Gleeson Library | Geschke Center provides online access … Continue reading Online Access to The Chronicle of Higher Education
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!
This year’s National Library Week falls during San Francisco’s shelter-in-place order. Even though our physical library is closed, we are maintaining robust service points virtually. As part of a series of celebrations during National Library Week, National Library Workers Day highlights the critical work of library staff and advocates for an increase in library staff … Continue reading National Library Workers Day 2020
Sexual assault and violence impacts millions of people, all over the world, every day. Each April, for the past 19 years, efforts to prevent, support, and heal sexual violence have been coordinated in a month-long effort to bring awareness to the problem and offer possible solutions and healing. During Sexual Assault Awareness Month (SAAM), groups … Continue reading Sexual Assault: Awareness & Prevention
This year Gleeson Library | Geschke Center celebrates National Library Week (April 19th – 25th) virtually. During National Library Week the American Library Association’s Office for Intellectual Freedom releases the State of America’s Libraries report with a list of the top ten frequently challenged books from the past year. Here are the most frequently challenged … Continue reading Gleeson Celebrates National Library Week