Next week we’ll be holding three events for international Open Access Week: Designing Equitable Foundations for Open Knowledge. How to publish in open access venues with CRASE Tuesday, October 23 at 2:30pm Gleeson Library Electronic Classroom Room 139 This interactive workshop will address the fear and uncertainty around open access to demystify the new publishing … Continue reading Please join us for Open Access Week!
According to the Shelley-Godwin archive, Mary Shelley conceived of her famous novel, Frankenstein, during a summer stay in Geneva that sounds like the summers we know in San Francisco: cold. A year and a half later, in January of 1818, Shelley anonymously published the novel, and the rest is history — a rich history, of … Continue reading Campus FrankenFest Begins Today at Gleeson Library | Geschke Center
Hey All, Here are some media recommendations from the students over at the Reference Desk. The students recommended two books and a movie suitable for a long weekend with some extra lounging time. 1. Turtles All the Way Down – John Green This book is proof that it’s definitely possible to like and dislike a … Continue reading Fall Break Media Recommendations
Take a break from midterms and come meet some adorable pups, shake some paws and snuggle up. Join us on Wednesday, October 10th at the Gleeson Library lobby, any time between 1PM-2:30PM. We have been partnering with SPCA for the past 5 years bringing you Furriends for Finals. Our first SPCA Animal Assisted Therapy (AAT) outreach event … Continue reading Therapy Dogs Are Here to Help With Midterms
The feast day of St. Jerome – Sunday, September 30th – is upon us! Gleeson Library celebrates St. Jerome because he is the patron saint of libraries, librarians, and scholars. Born in 347 and died circa 419, Jerome devoted his life to asceticism, monastic studies, and biblical scholarship. His most notable work is a Latin … Continue reading Feast of St. Jerome
Articles about a couple of books caught my eye today. Both feature fantastic voyages, though one was real and one entirely fictional. The first book, Aurura Australis, was the first ever printed in Antarctica — written, illustrated, AND printed by bored and lonely sailors aboard the Nimrod on the first of Ernest Shackleton’s Antarctic expeditions, … Continue reading Fantastic voyages
Fall 2018 Semester started early for Gleeson Library | Geschke Learning Resource Center as we prepared to meet an amazing cohort of incoming freshmen from the Muscat Scholars Program once again this year. The Muscat Scholars Program (MSP) is an academic program at USF named in memory of School of Management Professor and Associate Dean … Continue reading Gleeson Library Meets This Year’s Muscat Scholars