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Karam Collection at the Tampa Museum of Art 

The Farid Karam, M.D. Lebanon Antiquities Collection is on view at the Tampa Museum of Art from November 11, 2021 to April 11, 2022. Fifty-six items from the 149-item collection are included in the exhibit and are on loan from the USF Libraries Tampa …Continue Reading

Meet Our 2021-2022 Student Scholars

The USF Libraries scholarship, research award, and essay prize program ensures USF students are given opportunities to learn, discover, and succeed. We feel honored to work with and support our students in their academic achievements, and in the 2021-2022 academic year we …Continue Reading

Small Island, Global Impact: The Growth of Irish Studies at USF

Ireland is a country that is deceptively small on the map in relation to its substantial global impact. Since 2013, Dr. Jennifer Knight, Instructor in the Department of History, and Dr. Matthew Knight, Associate Librarian and Affiliate Faculty in Department of History have been committed to developing the Irish Studies program at the university. … Continue Reading

The Tampa Chapter of The Links, Incorporated Selects USF Libraries to House Archives

On a beautiful spring day last Friday, April 23rd, the USF Tampa Library acquired a particularly special collection: The Tampa Chapter of The Links, Incorporated archives. The Links, Incorporated is an international, not-for-profit corporation established in 1946, whose membership consists of more …Continue Reading

Remembering Dr. Henrietta M. Smith

Dr. Henrietta M. Smith, Professor Emerita in the USF School of Information, passed away April 21, 2021 at the age of 98. She was a scholar, writer, librarian, and nationally known storyteller.  Dr. Smith studied English and History at Hunter College in …Continue Reading

YA Books Save Lives: A Spotlight on Dr. Joan F. Kaywell

Young adult (YA) literature is a dynamic and expanding genre that has moved well-beyond the adventure series of the 19th and 20th centuries, into novels that explore sexuality, identity, prejudice, life choices, substance abuse, and family. At the Tampa Special Collections, Children’s …Continue Reading

Recovering Lost History at Chinsegut Hill

Sometimes you find special places in your life. Sometimes those special places seem to find you, or some part of you you hadn’t known before. The beautiful estate known as Chinsegut Hill can tell scholars much about the history of Florida. Chinsegut …Continue Reading

Show USF #LibrariesLove for the Environment!

Giving Day at USF is turning into Giving Week, from Monday, April 5th – Friday, April 9th. This week-long celebration asks our USF friends and alumni all over the world to support initiatives from all three campuses. Here at the USF Libraries, we’re …Continue Reading

Meet Jonathan Rodriguez, Student Scholar

Jonathan Rodriguez is a graduate student at USF, and has been awarded the Patrick Riordan Memorial Research Award in Florida Studies. Jonathan’s research interests include Archaeology of Atlantic Slavery and Colonialism, African and Arawak diaspora in the New World, Maroon settlements in the …Continue Reading

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