The ’51 Dons football team is being honored all week at the University of San Francisco. We’ve put together a few things from #usfca’s Archives and made a display in the library. My favorite – a replica jersey from the 1951 season. Players in the photo include Ollie Matson, Vince Sakowski and Bert Toler. Look for … Continue reading Unbeaten, Untied and Uninvited – USF’s 1951 Football Team
USF’s Creative Activity and Research Day (CARD) is this Friday, April 19th in Fromm Hall. This annual one-day conference celebrates the research, artistic, and creative work of USF undergraduate and graduate students. It is a great way for students to present the results of their hard work and showcase their knowledge outside of the classroom. Student talks start this Friday … Continue reading USF Student Creative Activity and Research Day
Gleeson Library is thrilled to co-sponsor an evening with poet Richard Tillinghast: Finding Ireland: A Poet’s Explorations Of Irish Literature and Culture Thursday, April 4 Berman Room, Fromm Hall 5-6:30 pm. Booksigning and reception to follow in the Thacher Gallery, Gleeson Library-Geschke Center. Continue reading Finding Ireland
Debates in the Digital Humanities Lecture Gleeson Library Rare Book Room 3rd Floor. Feb 7th. Twitter #USFDH http://bit.ly/X9K76O The University of San Francisco will be hosting a lecture and reception with Matthew Gold, Editor of Debates in the Digital Humanities (U of Minnesota Press, 2012). Continue reading Debates in the Digital Humanities Lecture
Today (February 7, 2012) is the 200th anniversary of Dickens’ birth. To show a little love for Dickens, I went up to the Rare Book Room and took photos of 2 items from the Gleeson Library Rare Book Room collection. The first two photos are illustrations from Bleak House and the third is a photo of the … Continue reading Happy Birthday Charles Dickens
The iPads and the Kindle have been extremely popular. Thank you! Two things we’ve heard from people who have checked them out from the library so far – they are difficult to get and the reservation process is confusing. We hear you. To make borrowing one of these devices a little easier: We have ordered … Continue reading iPad and Kindle Updates – Good News!
Good luck on finals and have a great winter break. If you’re graduating – congratulations!! Continue reading Happy Holidays!