Understanding Metrics that Measure Productivity

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When looking at publication metrics that measure scholarly productivity, performance, quality and impact/influence, it is important to keep these things in mind: 1) There are varying levels of metrics: journal, article and author 2) No single metric is sufficient for measuring performance … Continue Reading

Visual Literacy Survey

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The basic definition of visual literacy is the ability to read, write, and create visual images. It is a concept that relates to art and design, but recently it has included wider applications. Visual literacy is about language, communication, and interaction. Visual … Continue Reading

Johns Hopkins Policy Tracker

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Johns Hopkins University has created a state policy tracker that monitors the latest plans for reopening K-12 schools during the pandemic. image credit  

Featured E-book: Learning in the Fast Lane

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Learning in the Fast Lane: The Past, Prsent and Future of Advanced Placement by Chester Finn and Andrew Scanlan (Princeton, 2019) traces the origins Advanced Placement programs, their influence, and impact on higher education.

Celebrate City of Tampa Archives Awareness Week, July 12-18, 2020

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Historical photographic collections from the City of Tampa’s Archives and Records Division are available online via the Tampa-Hillsborough County Public Library. Click here to learn more about these online exhibits. Image source

2020 Loving Cities Index

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The Schott Foundation for Public Education published its 2020 “Loving Cities Index” that examines systematic racism related to education, health, and economic opportunity in America’s largest cities.

Anti-Racist Reading List

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The USF Libraries Anti-Racist Reading list, curated by St. Pete’s Nelson Poynter Memorial Library,  includes library-owned resources. both print and e-books through the Libraries.. The purpose of the list is to help our community create meaningful discourse about the injustices and racial … Continue Reading

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