Gleeson Library has purchased 24 books so far through the Gleeson Diversity Award program. Sherise Kimura, Electronic Resources Librarian, described the program and the first five titles in a previous blog post.Continue reading “Find all the Diversity Award titles in one place”
Join the Gleeson Library Zine Collective and Thacher Gallery for an afternoon of collage, poetry, and zine making on Friday, March 26th from 11:45 am – 2 pm. Continue reading Collage and Cry Zine Workshop
Since our building closed in mid-March along with the rest of campus, Gleeson Library staff have been working hard to provide remote access to our services and collections for students, staff, and faculty. We are here to support you — classes are online and so is the library. Here are new ways students and faculty are … Continue reading At Your Fingertips: Remote Library Services
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
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)
Hi everyone! My name is Robby and I am a student assistant for the periodicals unit in the Acquisitions department at Gleeson library. Ever since my freshman year, I have always studied in the library on all floors. To me, Gleeson serves as a place of collaboration between fellow classmates, a safe quiet space for … Continue reading Student Assistant’s Perspective on Databases
Gleeson Librarians are here to collaborate with faculty! In addition to the research instruction that we deliver to your classes in our electronic classroom (or yours), there are lots of other ways we love to work with you and your classes using the library’s resources and your students’ creativity. Here are three of them: Special … Continue reading Collaborations “R” Us
Q. I heard there is no more book budget, and I can’t request books to be ordered by the library anymore. Is that true? A. While it is true that our materials budget is all earmarked for subscription-based resources, fortunately we have some income from restricted endowments that allow us to order books that support … Continue reading FAQs on Faculty Purchase Requests for Library Resources
As the Digital Collections Librarian at Gleeson Library, a question I’m asked from time to time is: “What are digital collections?” Digital collections are online collections that consist of content digitized from an institution’s unique physical holdings. These online collections are resources that support the continuous learning, instruction, and research needs of those affiliated with … Continue reading So…Question: What Are Digital Collections?
From the Vault is a new series highlighting recent projects, research, and interesting finds from the Special Collections & University Archives department at Gleeson Library. Our first post features the ongoing digitization project of the library’s Woman Suffrage Collection. Two thousand twenty marks the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment to the … Continue reading From the Vault 1(01)
The Gleeson Library held its semesterly zine workshop on the evening of October 3. This time around, we partnered with Thacher Gallery whose exhibition at the time – Studio Misión: The Artist Studio as Medium by René Yañez – showcased the artist’s sketchbooks, collage, and communal approach to art. These themes tied in very nicely … Continue reading Fog Catcher Zine Issue 2
Who is Associate Dean for Technical Services Erika Johnson, and what’s her role at the library? We asked Erika the tough questions and bring you the answers! Tell us about your path to USF.Originally from Wisconsin, I’ve covered all points of the compass here in the US, having lived on both coasts, the south, and … Continue reading A chat with Associate Dean Erika Johnson
Did you know…that Gleeson Library has digital collections? We do! Currently, there are over 15 collections in Gleeson Library Digital Collections. Among the many highlights in the digital collections: USF Yearbooks: Starting with 1910, browse through the University of San Francisco’s yearbook collection, page by page. Each year of the Don, originally called the Ignatian, features … Continue reading Highlights from Gleeson’s Digital Collections
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!
Congratulations to Gleeson Library’s rare book librarian, John Hawk, on the publication of his book Mallette Dean, a Printmaker and His Art, published by the Book Club of California. The book documents the work of Mallette Dean (1907-1975) who was a California artist, illustrator, and letterpress printer. Dean was a W.P.A. artist who contributed panels to Coit … Continue reading Mallette Dean, a Printmaker and His Art by John T. Hawk