We are excited to announce another Gleeson Library virtual Student Social Justice Exhibit! You can explore the exhibit from your own home. The objects in this display were created by students in Refugees: Justice and Ethics (a Swig Program in Jewish Studies and Social Justice course taught by Prof. Noa Bar-Gabai in Spring 2020). Many, … Continue reading Refugees: Ethics and Justice Library Display
Written by Erika Johnson and Shawn Calhoun, Associate Deans of Gleeson Library|Geschke Center. The Gleeson Library | Geschke Center staff completed our most recent program review in 2017. From that process, we not only gained important insights into our educational project and how it best fits into USF’s larger educational mission, we also experienced firsthand how … Continue reading Reflection and Direction from Gleeson|Geschke’s Program Review
Come relax and pet some lovable pups. Prior to, in between or post your finals exams join us at Gleeson Library for some much needed Animal Assisted Interactions to help melt away the stress. Are you a student, staff or faculty? These trained therapy dogs along with their human owners will be here for you. … Continue reading Furriends for Finals Fall ’19
Join us for an evening of reading zines, talking about zines, and making zines. We will make mini-zines, stitch and bind some zines, and create some collaborative zines. You can contribute a page to a zine about social justice, your weirdest dream, your favorite spot in San Francisco. For more information, check out the Gleeson Zine … Continue reading Make Zines!
Please welcome two of our most recent staff members! Billy Wong is taking on the role of Reserves Coordinator and Shelley Carr is our new Interlibrary Loan coordinator. Billy Wong Billy Wong has worked with USF for 18 years and we are excited to have him working with us at Gleeson. Billy has mastered several … Continue reading Billy Wong and Shelley Carr Join the Library and Direct Some Awesome Services
Join Gleeson Library |Geschke Center and GoUSF on Tuesday, May 1st as we host two concurrent events to kick off GoUSF’s GoWrite campaign. May’s GoUSF wellness theme focuses on writing as a practice that can help us slow down, reflect, and practice gratitude. We will give you instruction on how to write letters to different … Continue reading GoWrite Kick Off and Go Write Letter Workshop
The Reference Department computer lab by the entrance of the library now features brand new iMacs and Windows 10 computers, both of which are powered by super-fast solid state drives. If you’re looking to use Photoshop, head up to the iMac classroom on the 2nd floor — you can use it whenever there is not … Continue reading Gleeson’s Newest Technological Additions
With all the renovations that occurred in the library in the past 12 months, we updated the designations for study zones, more clearly indicating where you are allowed to converse, study quietly, and where to expect silence. Silent study zones: • 1st floor, room behind the Reference Desk • 3rd floor South (front half of … Continue reading Updated Study Zones
Welcome back students, staff, and faculty! We have now switched back to our 24/5 schedule and are entering into the second week of classes. Below are the hours of the Gleeson Library for the Fall Semester. The image below redirects you to a print out version of the hours listed. You may also view online … Continue reading LIBRARY HOURS – FALL 2017 HOURS
On Wednesday, April 19th and Thursday, April 27th Gleeson Library participated in its second community outreach event. Staff from different departments joined to take part in Gleeson’s April Action at St. Anthony’s. There were a few hiccups along the way but the staff at St. Anthony’s were very accommodating and kind with everyone who participated. … Continue reading Gleeson April Action
Four days of puppy love, because one day is not enough. Each session runs from 1 PM – 3 PM here at Gleeson Library | Geschke Center, 1st Floor Lobby. In between studying and final exams take a breather with us. Our SPCA friends will be here with their trained therapy dogs just for you. If … Continue reading Furriends For Finals Begins This Week!
April is National Letter Writing Month, and here at the Library we want to kick it off on March 30 by giving you the chance to slow down, take time to write a letter, and produce a hand-written gift for someone. Letters and correspondence are cornerstones of library collections and archives, so why not participate … Continue reading Letter Writing Party @ Gleeson Library
Voting season is here and Gleeson has you covered! It’s that time when we are confronted by every media outlet. Radio, television and pamphlets are all telling us to vote yes or no on “X” proposition. Don’t get discouraged or overwhelmed; we are here to make this important time of the year easier for you … Continue reading Get Out There and Vote!
Please join us on Monday, Oct. 3 to take a moment, to clear your mind, and find your center. Discover the Labyrinth while learning about Gleeson Library and University Ministry! Where Is Your Center? Gleeson Library 1st Floor 11:30AM – 1:30PM Brought to you by: Maren Salomon & Fabiola Hernandez-Soto Continue reading WHERE IS YOUR CENTER?