There have been lots of changes in Gleeson Library in the last year. Want a quick tour of Gleeson and see what’s new in the building? Join us for a Spring Semester tour. They last about 30 minutes and a Library staff person will take you around the building and show you what’s here that … Continue reading Tours of Gleeson Library
We have a tradition here at Gleeson Library for the last 24 years: we celebrate the feast of Saint Jerome on September 30th. Why? Because Jerome is the patron saint of librarians and Jerome spent his life searching for the truth. Jerome was born in 347 and died on September 30 in 420. He was … Continue reading Saint Jerome and fake news
There’s been lots happening at Gleeson this summer! If you’re new to USF or just curious to see how Gleeson has changed, join us for a tour of Gleeson Library. Tours are given on: Monday August 21 at 2pm Tuesday August 22 at 12 noon Wednesday August 23 at 3pm Thursday August 24 at 11am … Continue reading Tours of Gleeson Library
Are you curious about the Library? Want to learn about how Gleeson can help you in your studies? Or just want to learn more about what’s here? Join us for a Gleeson Library tour! Tours are given Monday January 23rd at 11am Tuesday January 24th at 12 noon Wednesday January 25th at 3pm Thursday January … Continue reading Tours of the Library
Friday September 30th is the feast day of St. Jerome. Why, you wonder, should you care? Who was he? Jerome, who was born around 347 and died in 420, was a priest, scholar, historian, and translator. And he is the patron saint of librarians and libraries. We’ve blogged about him in the past on his … Continue reading Who was St. Jerome?
Curious about Gleeson Library? Want to learn more about the building and how we can help you? Join us for a library tour! There’s no need to sign up, just come to one of our tours. Each tour lasts about 30 minutes and a library staff member will walk with you around Gleeson and tell … Continue reading Tours of Gleeson Library
Today’s pop quiz: Who is the patron saint of librarians? Answer: St. Jerome. And his feast day is this Wednesday, September 30th. Who was he? Jerome was born around 347 and died in 420. He was a priest, a noted scholar, historian, and translator. He wrote an important Latin translation of the bible (the “Vulgate”) and many bible … Continue reading Saints and Librarians