The USF Library’s Systems Department has had a busy summer working on projects to improve services for students, faculty, and staff! Here are a few of our recent updates. New Systems Library Assistant The Systems Department has a new Library Assistant to help work on systems-related projects, troubleshooting, and technical documentation. Find out more about … Continue reading Systems Department Updates
This summer the Library’s electronic classroom underwent a complete renovation. The new space allows for increased group collaboration and active learning. Some of the new features include: New PCs operating on Windows 10 Four mobile tables that promote active learning and engagement Space for laptop use 5 LCD monitors equipped with AirPlay and HDMI connection … Continue reading Active Engagement in the Electronic Classroom
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
Construction work in the Reference Room on the 1st floor of the library will begin the morning of Wednesday, July 20th, and be completed before the start of the Fall semester. Reference Desk Services During this time, Reference Desk services will move to the 2nd floor group study area, and remain there until construction work … Continue reading Reference Desk Moving / Computer Lab Closing
On June 1, 2016 the library catalog and remote access to databases will be unavailable from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Services affected include Ignacio, the Library Catalog; Library Databases; My Library Record; Interlibrary Loan; Reserves, and Link +. The Library system is being migrated to a hosted environment at Innovative Interfaces Inc., the vendor … Continue reading Library Systems Down June 1, 2016
Book Club is breaking out of our habit of reading books about boys/kids who have lost their fathers! April 13, 2012 (Fri), 12-1 pm: A Private Life by Jane Smiley. Room 209 of Gleeson Library. Gleeson library doesn’t have a paper copy of this one (yet?), so you’ll have to request it through Link+ (comes … Continue reading USF Book Club: April and May Selections
ebrary, the library’s biggest ebook resource, now gives you the option to read their ebooks on a number of e-readers and mobile devices. Sign up for a personal ebrary account on the ebrary web site. Either download the app for iPad, iPhone, and iPod Touch; or follow the instructions for downloading chapters in pdf format … Continue reading eBooks for eReaders
Need a digital copy of class assignments, handwritten notes, business and/or personal documents? Tired of wandering around campus looking for a scanner? Search no more! At Gleeson Library | Geschke Center, now you can scan documents and save them to a USB Flash Drive on a library copier! This feature is available on copier GL … Continue reading Scanning Available in the Library
Quick, save this number in your phone or scan this QR code! Start your text with the word: gleeson Example: gleeson What are the library hours on saturday? (after your first message to us, you don’t have to use the word gleeson any more). Give it a shot and send us a text—we would love … Continue reading New! Text A Librarian
ScienceDirect is expected to be offline and unavailable for approximately 11 hours on Saturday, September 10. Down time is expected to be 4:30 AM – 3:30 PM In relation to the planned work, SciVerse ScienceDirect alerts will be suspended for two weeks, September 9-23. Subscribers will receive their outstanding alerts when we resume processing. Continue reading ScienceDirect Maintenance Sept 10
Fusion is a new tool that will allow you search, in one place, the majority of the library’s books and articles. It will include all the materials in our library catalog Ignacio, as well as the content of the majority of our many, many journal article databases. Figuring out where to start looking for articles … Continue reading Fusion
In preparation for the Lo Schiavo CSI Building construction in May, ITS will be conducting infrastructure work that will result in service disruptions. For the Library, this means interruptions to network and Internet access. When these interruptions occur, this will also affect off-campus access to all online library services such as: Article Databases Ignacio, the … Continue reading Online Service Interruptions March 4-6
The iPads and the Kindle have been extremely popular. Thank you! Two things we’ve heard from people who have checked them out from the library so far – they are difficult to get and the reservation process is confusing. We hear you. To make borrowing one of these devices a little easier: We have ordered … Continue reading iPad and Kindle Updates – Good News!
Its official! Starting October 1, 2010 USF students, faculty and staff can check out an Apple iPad from the Gleeson Library circulation desk. The iPads will circulate for 5 days and you can read all the fine print here. If all three of the iPads are all checked out, you can make a reservation (booking) … Continue reading The iPads Are Here!
Do you tweet? @GleesonLibrary sure does. Everyday, we post pithy tweets on Twitter to our entertained followers and tomorrow, October 1st, we encourage all Twitter aficionados to follow @GleesonLibrary and mention us as your favorite library. “#followalibrary Day” seeks to promote the visibility, importance, and love for libraries all over the world, by encouraging Twitterers … Continue reading #followalibrary Day