Help Us Celebrate the Public Domain

Digital Scholarship Services at the USF Libraries is planning a celebration of the public domain in January 2019.  We have compiled a list of items in our collections and now we need your help in picking out what we are going to … Continue Reading

Openly Accessible v. Open Access v. Free to Use

Many of the materials released to or shared on the internet today are openly accessible due to the very nature of the internet itself.  This does not mean that they are free from copyright protection or released with any open use provisions.  … Continue Reading

Hidden Florence

Ah, Firenze!  Located in the Tuscan region of Italy, this ancient city was a center of trade, finance, and culture in medieval times.  Home to the Medici family, whose power and control over the region began in the mid-15th century, Florence is … Continue Reading