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
This blog post was written by Reference Student Assistant Danni McCorkle. As new movies hit the screen and upcoming novels are printing for the masses, the need for in-depth details about these modes of entertainment is demanded by the public. From which the job of the critic is born. However, not all critics are written … Continue reading Musings on Book and Film Reviews
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
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
The Library of Congress today announced: Sixty-four motion pictures, named to the Library’s National Film Registry, are now available online on the Library’s website. The collection, “Selections from the National Film Registry,” is also available to the public on YouTube. These films are among hundreds of titles that have been tapped for preservation because of their cultural, historical … Continue reading Holiday gift for movie lovers, from the Library of Congress