Gleeson Hosts Poets Tongo Eisen-Martin and Dean Rader in Conversation, Moderated by Shabnam Koirala-Azad

On Thursday, March 25, 2021 Gleeson Library | Geschke Center hosted a wide-ranging conversation between two of San Francisco’s most impactful poets: San Francisco Poet Laureate Tongo Eisen-Martin and University of San Francisco Professor of English and Poet Dean Rader. Shabnam Koirala-Azad, Professor and Dean, School of Education moderated this event.  During the hour-long dialogue, … Continue reading Gleeson Hosts Poets Tongo Eisen-Martin and Dean Rader in Conversation, Moderated by Shabnam Koirala-Azad

20th Annual USF Global Women’s Rights Forum features Gleeson Library Staff and Projects

Next Monday, March 8th, is International Women’s Day, and the first day of the 20th Annual Global Women’s Rights Forum (GWRF) at USF. The focus of the GWRF “is global women’s rights, privileging and devoting special attention to the contexts and perspectives of women from marginalized cultures and displaced communities, outside and inside the United … Continue reading 20th Annual USF Global Women’s Rights Forum features Gleeson Library Staff and Projects

Gleeson Greetings Program Closes Last Year with Community and Connection

Gleeson Library | Geschke Center is a place where people not only find research and reading materials, but also connect with friends and colleagues to work together or just talk. During remote learning and social distancing, Gleeson has sought out ways to create and continue connections and community through the Library. In November 2020, Gleeson … Continue reading Gleeson Greetings Program Closes Last Year with Community and Connection

Prioritizing Collection Diversity at Gleeson Library

Building diverse and equitable collections is a core value of librarianship. In Gleeson Library’s recent strategic planning, we focused on aligning our values with our practice. To meet its Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Excellence strategic goal, the Library set the following objective: To review and enhance collections and services to better reflect diversity, equity, and historically underrepresented groups. Continue reading Prioritizing Collection Diversity at Gleeson Library

Black Lives Focus of Two New Library Collections

Reflecting Gleeson Library’s commitment to upholding social justice and dismantling white supremacy, two new library collections focusing on Black lives are currently in development. One is the Black Lives Matter collection, a project being led by Gleeson Library Special Collections & University Archives (SCUA). The second is the BSU at USF digital collection, initiated by Gleeson Library Digital Collections and in collaboration with SCUA. Continue reading Black Lives Focus of Two New Library Collections

Congratulations to the 2021 Open Education Resources (OER) Grant Recipients!

The Gleeson Library | Geschke Center’s Open Education Resources (OER) grant is part of the worldwide effort to provide equitable access to students. This year, we congratulate the largest cohort of grant recipients in the program’s history. The following is a list of grant recipients and a brief project description for each: Chris Brooks, Department … Continue reading Congratulations to the 2021 Open Education Resources (OER) Grant Recipients!

The 2020 Gleeson Library Scholarship Roundup

While pivoting our services to a remote-first model in response to COVID-19, and continuing to support students and faculty in creative ways, Gleeson Library faculty and staff also published articles, presented papers and posters, and delivered keynote addresses. Let’s take a moment to recognize and congratulate our colleagues on their inspiring scholarly work from 2020. … Continue reading The 2020 Gleeson Library Scholarship Roundup