Celebrating Promotions at Gleeson Library!

Happy National Library Week!  As part of our celebrations, we’d like to share some good news we received recently – the promotion of two of our faculty librarians!  Effective Fall 2020, Gina Solares, our Head of Cataloging and Metadata Management/Interim Head of Systems, has been promoted to the rank of Librarian; while Reference Librarian Colette … Continue reading Celebrating Promotions at Gleeson Library!

So…Question: What Are Digital Collections?

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?

Letter to Library Santa

The library decorated our book drop as Santa’s Mailbox and we received our first letter within hours. After reflecting for some time on what we might do in response, we decided that posting here made the most sense. If you wrote the letter (or you didn’t) and feel that we could respond differently, please let us … Continue reading Letter to Library Santa

Gleeson’s April Action

In living the mission of the University of San Francisco,  living, learning and social justice is part of what April Action embodies. It is a time of giving back to the community. April Action is a hands-on volunteering opportunity available to the USF community and its Alumni, organized by USF Ministry and Office of Alumni Engagement. This year we wanted to take … Continue reading Gleeson’s April Action

Donohue Rare Book Room Reopening Celebration

Please join the Gleeson Library on September 8 as it celebrates the reopening of the Donohue Rare Book Room following a fifteen-month renovation. The University will welcome Mark Dimunation, Chief of the Rare Book and Special Collections Division at the Library of Congress, who will give an illustrated talk on “Jefferson’s Enlightenment: Reconstructing the Thomas … Continue reading Donohue Rare Book Room Reopening Celebration

Poetry Celebration!

Please join Gleeson Library for our annual student, staff, and faculty poetry reading to celebrate National Poetry Month! Thursday, April 24, 2014 5:30 – 7 pm Del Santo Reading Room Room 270, Lone Mountain Featured readers will be: Eli Love Joel Gonzalez Tony DeGenaro Calvin Fantone Bruce Snider Light refreshments will be served, so it’s … Continue reading Poetry Celebration!