Category: Books & E-books

Summer 2021 Reads for Teachers

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This blog post from edutopia offer titles that can help teaches reflect on their past year and plan for the future.  If there are titles you think the library needs to acquire for our preservice teachers, contact the education librarian. Book suggestions … Continue Reading

Library Spotlight on Dr. Joan F. Kaywell

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In honor of National Support Teen Literature Day (April 23rd, 2021), the USF Libraries acknowledge Dr. Joan F. Kaywell’s contributions to Special Collections’ Ted Hipple Collection, a collection of over 10,000 autographed titles and one of the largest young adult literature collections … Continue Reading

Featured E-Book: Lessons from Lockdown

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Lessons from Lockdown: The Educational Legacy of COVID-19,  by Tony Breslin, looks at the impact of COVID-19 on school systems, young people and their families, along with possible impacts that the pandemic may have for students, parents, and professionals.

Celebrate Women’s History Month with the USF Libraries

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Women have made significant contributions to the world’s history that often go unnoticed. In honor of Women’s History Month, Assistant Librarian Barbara Lewis has curated a guide of online items in the USF Libraries catalog. The Women’s History Bibliography provides a list … Continue Reading

Children’s Books that Feature Characters with Disabilities

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Children’s Books that Feature Characters with Disabilities  offers a book list of titles that include main characters or secondary characters with a disability.  Some of these titles are part of the USF Libraries holdings– Emmanuel’s Dream, Just Ask: Be Different, Be Brave, … Continue Reading

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

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

Featured E-book: Encyclopedia of Science Education

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The Encyclopedia of Science Education, edited by Richard Gunstone ( Springer, 2021) is a comprehensive reference work covering all areas of science education and science education research.  All entries include downloadable PDFs.