TARUN MARYA FARMER, SEED CULTIVATOR, & POP-UP RESTAURANT CHEF USF RESIDENCY, APRIL 30-MAY 1 Come participate in at least one of the seed workshops led by Tarun and create your own seed packets, add to the USF seed library and take some seeds home for yourself too. If that is not enough come and enjoy … Continue reading Seed Saving Workshops and Food Adventures this Thursday and Friday!
Launching a series of reports examining the impacts, trends and attitudes around public use of the Internet, the Pew Research Center is marking the 25th anniversary of the creation of the World Wide Web by Sir Tim Berners-Lee. Lee wrote a paper on March 12, 1989 proposing an “information management” system that became the conceptual … Continue reading In honor of the 25th birthday of the World Wide Web
Where in the world have you been and where are you going? Show us on a map! We’ve put up a world map and a selection of classic and new books that show the world through the eyes of a traveller. Join us in celebrating International Education Week by flagging your travels on our map. … Continue reading International Dispatches
If you’re looking to buy a tasty lunch today or just want to say hi to the students enrolled in Rachel Lee’s Community Garden Outreach class, the semester’s first campus farmstand will be today (Thursday), from 12:30 – 2 pm in front of the library. Continue reading Farm stand today! (Thursday 9/12)
Gleeson Library is co-sponsoring two different free film events on campus in the next few days. On Monday, April 8, join us in the Rare Book Room at 6 p.m. for a delightful look at some very young Muslim scholars in Koran By Heart. And screening at Presentation Hall this Thursday through Saturday is USF’s … Continue reading Let’s go to the movies!
Gleeson Library has received a wonderful collection of books and DVDs as part of the Bridging Cultures Bookshelf: Muslim Journeys, a project of the National Endowment for the Humanities and the American Library Association. Embarking on Gleeson’s Muslim Journeys, we’re pleased to present a free film screening of Koran By Heart, a film by Greg … Continue reading Koran By Heart: film journey @ Gleeson Library
Culturescape is one of my favorite things about USF. The annual signature event of the International Student Association brings amazing music, dance, and athletic performances to Presentation Theater followed by a fantastic dinner with cuisine from around the world in the McLaren Complex. You can get a glimpse of last year’s performances for a taste, … Continue reading International pictures (vote on your favorite!), food and culture this week — don’t miss it!
USF is kicking off International Education Week 2012 with a call for photos of your experiences abroad. Photos will be displayed on campus and voted on by the campus community. Voting begins Monday, Nov. 12 and will end Thursday, Nov. 15 at 5:00 pm. Contest winners will be announced at Culturescape and receive great prizes! … Continue reading USF International Photo Contest deadline November 8
Please join us on Nov. 5 at 5 p.m. when the USF’s Women & Violence Research Group, in collaboration with the Gender and Sexualities Center and Gleeson Library, presents a screening and discussion of The Invisible War, followed by a panel discussion with veterans, community organizers, and academics. From Oscar®- and Emmy®-nominated filmmaker Kirby Dick … Continue reading *The Invisible War* screening and discussion Monday 11/5 @ 5 p.m.
USF students are serving up fresh (and cheap!) deliciousness from USF’s organic garden on Thursday, March 22, from 12-2. On the menu are 2 different salads, 2 different soups, 3 desserts and a gang of frittatas. Weather permitting, the farmstand will be set up on the grass between the library and Kalmanowitz Hall. We’re bringing … Continue reading Get your good grub from the garden this Thursday
Gleeson Library is proud to cosponsor International Education Week at USF (Nov. 14-18), and this year we’re inviting you to make yourself at home in the world by visiting the library lobby, where international newspapers, magazines and books await your perusal. This year’s schedule for IEW looks great. The lineup includes Trivia Night, the USF … Continue reading IEW@USF: At home in the world
At Gleeson Library we’re proud to be co-sponsors of International Education Week at USF, a celebration of international culture and education exchange. Thirty-one wonderful images reflecting this year’s theme of “USF in the World” were submitted to the photo contest by USF students and staff engaged in learning and teaching around the world. Cast your … Continue reading USF In the World: Japan Spotlight, Photo Contest, & more
We are what we eat! But eating well can be challenging for busy people with odd hours or maybe not much money or running low on Dons Dollars. The library has hundreds of cookbooks in print and online and we’d like your recommendations, either of something we already have or a book we should acquire. … Continue reading Cookbooks for students
For those who want to be able to make the library catalog work better for themselves, we provide a growing group of tools that allows USF community members to log in and keep track of their own library use. One way you can help all our library users and add value to the catalog is … Continue reading How to customize the library catalog with your tags, reviews, and virtual class collections
We’re proud that Gleeson Library is a co-sponsor of USF’s 8th Human Rights Film Festival, free and open to the public this Thursday through Saturday. From USF students’ short films screening Thursday afternoon, to presentations of documentaries co-sponsored by USF’s LGBT Caucus and the President’s Advisory Committee on the Status of Women… from the U.S. … Continue reading Human Rights Film Festival this week