Many of us celebrate Thanksgiving as a time to gather with family and friends, have a feast, and practice gratitude or a little football. For some, though, Thanksgiving is a painful reminder of how Native Americans’ land and their very lives have been under assault for hundreds of years. The indigenous history of “the first … Continue reading Thanks giving
The library has a bunch of horror movies, and documentaries too, to put you in a scary mood. Continue reading Horror-ble Halloween!
Everything’s coming up shiny and fresh with the start of the academic year — new and returning students, new classes, and hot-off-the-press syllabi with library resources to back them up. Faculty, please make your requests for library acquisitions and library instruction as early as possible, to give library staff the time we need to get … Continue reading Faculty Requests
Who is Associate Dean for Technical Services Erika Johnson, and what’s her role at the library? We asked Erika the tough questions and bring you the answers! Tell us about your path to USF.Originally from Wisconsin, I’ve covered all points of the compass here in the US, having lived on both coasts, the south, and … Continue reading A chat with Associate Dean Erika Johnson
Articles about a couple of books caught my eye today. Both feature fantastic voyages, though one was real and one entirely fictional. The first book, Aurura Australis, was the first ever printed in Antarctica — written, illustrated, AND printed by bored and lonely sailors aboard the Nimrod on the first of Ernest Shackleton’s Antarctic expeditions, … Continue reading Fantastic voyages
The USF community has access to tens of thousands of videos and clips owned or licensed by Gleeson Library. You’ll find the library’s streaming video collections listed here; individual titles from these collections as well as DVDs, where streaming access is not available, are listed in the library catalog. Beginning September 1, 2018, the Library … Continue reading Library Streaming Video Changes Sept. 1
Twenty years ago, students and faculty relied almost exclusively on text-based resources, but these days, people increasingly turn to video content for learning and teaching. Besides a wealth of educational, how-to, and documentary films and video clips available, fiction films let us travel through time to explore how people looked, dressed, spoke, worked and played … Continue reading Film and Video for Classroom and More