Category: Digital Collections

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

Google Teacher Podcast Series

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Google Teacher Podcast with Matt Miller & Kasey Bell offers tips on using technology and innovative teaching methods to promote creative ideas in teaching. Miller is the author of the book Ditch That Textbook: Free Your Teaching and Revolutionize Your Classroom and … Continue Reading

Featured Resource: Annenberg Learner

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Sponsered by the Annenberg Foundation, this education multimedia site devotes itself to the professional development of K-12 teachers. Many programs also offer instruction for students and viewers at home, with videos that exemplify excellent teaching.

Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies

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The Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies collection of books and journals will be available temporarily through May 2020. Remote access will work through VPN only.

COVID support from SAGE videos

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Since preservice teachers cannot go into the schools to do field work and observe teachers in the classroom the SAGE videos collection in education can allow students to observe through videos. This collection which is only available for the next 90 days, … Continue Reading

Streaming Media: Do We Lease or Do we Own?

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Guest Post from Carol Ann Davis, Assistant Dean of USF Libraries There has been some confusion about the streaming media collections in the library, so we are here to set the record straight! First of all…Did we cancel funding for Kanopy?  No, … Continue Reading

Smithsonian Releases 2.8 Million Images into Public Domain

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In a stunning announcement, the Smithsonian Institution is releasing 2.8 million of its images into public domain. The dedicated search portal includes “data and material from all 19 Smithsonian museums, nine research centers, libraries, archives, and the National Zoo. In addition, they … Continue Reading

Mellon/NEH Funded Project to Create Digital Open Access Books

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The  first 100 open access books were launched this week on the Project MUSE platform as a result of funding provided by the Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities.  The project to disseminate scholarship,  particularly in the humanities, has … Continue Reading