Where can we be? What can we do? How can we spin gold from data? Highlights from the over 600 new titles added to the O’Reilly for Higher Education collection in August and September, including many recent titles from RIBA Publishing. For supplementing remote instruction, consider also O’Reilly’s extensive collection of videos.Continue reading “New resources from O’Reilly for Higher Learning September 17, 2020”
“Constitution Day” celebrates the ratification of the U.S. Constitution on September 17, 1787. On this day, 233 years ago, the delegates to the Constitutional Convention gathered in Philadelphia, PA to sign this landmark document. The Constitution established our national government and fundamental laws, and continues to guarantee basic rights for U.S. citizens. The Bill of … Continue reading Happy Constitution Day!
To the University Community, The University Archives of the Gleeson Library | Geschke Center is requesting your assistance and collaboration in helping us to document the Black Lives Matter movement as experienced by USF students, faculty, staff, administration, and community partners. We wish to document this historic uprising against racism, violence, and injustice by collecting … Continue reading Call for BLM Materials
Welcome, Dons! Welcome to Fall Semester, Dons! As the academic year begins, we are excited to virtually welcome you to Gleeson Library. Our staff have been working hard to support learning and teaching at USF, including showing vast creativity, care, and responsiveness to deliver services during shelter-in-place. We’ve made a number of changes to our … Continue reading Gleeson Library Fall Service Updates
Starting Tuesday, August 25th, Gleeson Library will begin processing ILL borrowing requests for print/ physical materials in addition to requests for electronic (PDF) materials that we are fulfilling now. While we will make every reasonable effort to fulfill every borrowing request, please keep in mind the following: It will take longer to receive physical print … Continue reading Interlibrary Loan (ILL) Update
From the Vault is a new series highlighting recent projects, research, and interesting finds from the Special Collections & University Archives department at the Gleeson Library. This post features three newly available collections in Gleeson Library’s Digital Collections: Woman Suffrage Collection, USF COVID-19 Response Collection, and the Rare Book Room Broadsides collection. Woman Suffrage Collection … Continue reading From the Vault 2(01)
Ignacio: USF Libraries Catalog has a new look! The redesigned catalog was made public last week on August 6 and features a modernized interface that more closely aligns with library and university websites. The catalog redesign has been under development for quite some time, but it was important for the library to roll out the … Continue reading New Look for the Library Catalog
This week we added to the library catalog several notable titles from Docuseek, a robust collection of streaming video documentaries from top distributors like Bullfrog Films, First Run Features, and dGenerate Films. All of them are available to USF students, faculty and staff. Some of the latest additions are: ’63 Boycott– Connects the massive 1963 … Continue reading New Documentaries from Docuseek
Inspiration for optimism, creation, and relaxation are highlights from the over 1,400 new titles added to the O’Reilly for Higher Education collection this month.Continue reading “New resources from O’Reilly for Higher Learning July 21, 2020”
Gleeson Library has recently been informed about a data breach at The Chronicle of Higher Education (chronicle.com) where user login information, including passwords, was compromised. This is a popular resource used by members of the USF community. If you have an account at The Chronicle of Higher Education, you should have received an email from … Continue reading Data Breach at The Chronicle of Higher Education
In 1984, University of San Francisco School of Nursing and Health Professions was the recipient of an educational gift honoring the memory of Geraldine Crawford, who was cared for by USF nursing students and graduates. The first Geraldine Crawford Distinguished Nursing Lectureship was presented in 1985 and was open to all students, graduates, and nurses … Continue reading The Crawford Project
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
Earlier this week, Gleeson Library | Geschke Center staff gathered to celebrate the achievements of our student workers who are graduating from their time at USF and our library. Amidst all of the uncertainty of this past semester and the transition to remote learning/work, we were excited to acknowledge and commemorate all of the achievements … Continue reading Celebrating our Graduating Student Assistants!
As we move into the summer semester and plan for the fall, Gleeson Library invites faculty to consider e-textbook and streaming video options for your courses. Print and DVD course reserves are unavailable while the physical library is closed for Shelter in Place. Using ebooks and streaming video will ensure that your course resources are … Continue reading Affordable Textbook Options for Faculty
Congratulations on getting through the semester, Dons! For the past 6 years, Gleeson Library has brought you Furriends for Finals – scheduled visits with SF SPCA Animal Assisted Therapy volunteers. These have always been a highlight for us, and a wonderful way of easing the stresses of finals projects, exams, and the push towards graduation. … Continue reading Virtual Furriends for Finals Finale