Celebrate Black Heritage Month with Resources from the USF Libraries

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The Antiracist Reading List includes books categorized by Antiracism and Talking about Race, #BlackLivesMatter, Criminal Justice and Policing, Education, Fiction, History, Intersectional Feminism, Memoir, Science, Structural Racism, and Voting Rights. You can find TED Talks and podcasts and recommended reading for children … Continue Reading

Fair Use Week 2021

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Guest post by Copyright and Intellectual Property Librarian, LeEtta Schmidt. One of your research sources makes a provocative statement with authority and insight.  You quote this source in your latest article to illustrate how other scholars are analyzing your topic.  You have … Continue Reading

Color Our Collections 2021

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Break out the colored pencils you bought at the start of quarantine!Tampa Special Collections created a coloring book with 14 images from our archives and book collections for you to enjoy! The tradition was started by the New York Academy of Medicine … Continue Reading

How the Public Domain is Important for Art

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Inspiration in the Public Domain by LeEtta Schmidt.  Read all about how material in the public domain can be used to create something new, whether it be a parody, adaptation or imagery.

What is Fair Use?

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Feel free to share this video with teachers who may have questions about fair use.

Celebrating the Music of Early African American Composers

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Celebrate Black Heritage Month by visiting the USF Libraries online exhibit, “Swing Along! The Music of Early African American Composers.”  The exhibit includes a sheet music gallery, biographical information, a music glossary, and references.

2021 Books Save Lives Award Event

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You are invited to attend the annual Books Save Lives Award Reception celebrating Janice Lynn Mather, author of Learning to Breathe.  The event will be Thursday, February 4th at 2 PM. It will be hosted virtually through Microsoft Teams. RSVP Ginny Puckett … Continue Reading

Announcing Unpaywall

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The USF Libraries are pleased to announce the deployment of the Unpaywall (https://unpaywall.org/) application. Unpaywall is an open database of over 28 million scholarly articles available to you by selecting the “Full Text Open Access” link that will appear in qualifying records in the … Continue Reading

Alerting Services for Databases and Journals

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Alerting services, also known as current awareness services, are web delivery notifications you can use to keep up-to-date on the latest articles, journals, books, or even links to articles that are citing you. The USF Libraries has set up a guide to … Continue Reading