Category: Digital Collections

The African American Experience in Florida

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An initiative of USF Libraries’ Special Collections, The African American Experience in Florida (AAE), is an online portal containing materials and archives from Black communities, individuals, and businesses. The portal aims to help students, educators, researchers, and the public learn about Black …Continue Reading

Picasso at USF

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This post from the Digital Dialogs, blog a blog hosted by Special Collections, outlines plans for a Picasso sculpture that never came to be.  The sculpture was originally planned to be erected in the 1970’s by sculptor Carl Nesjar. The Digital Dialogs …Continue Reading

Sage Skills Student Success Database

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The USF Libraries has recently acquired access to the Sage Student Success database. This resources helps provide students with practical and personal skills they need to do well in higher education and in their future careers. Topics covered through multimedia and interactive …Continue Reading

Library of Congress Launches a New Web Archive Collection

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A new web archive collection from the Library of Congress documents the civil unrest sparked by the police murder of George Floyd on May 25, 2020. The Protests Against Racism Web Archive contains a selection of websites documenting protests against racism and …Continue Reading

Celebrating the Public Domain through Digitization

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Join the USF Libraries in our annual celebration of the public domain through digitization!  The public domain consists of material for which copyright protection has expired, was forfeit, or does not apply.  The vast majority of materials in the public domain are …Continue Reading

Featured Resource–Psychiatry Online

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Psychiatry Online is an amazing digital collection of materials that includes books, journals news, and more from the American Psychiatric Association. Particularly helpful to those interested in educational psychology is the DSM Library, featuring the 5th edition of the DSM-5-TR, the DSM-5 …Continue Reading

Celebrate National Picture Book Month!

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November is National Picture Book Month, a tribute to the enduring importance of the picture book form.  This post features a digital archive of 7,000 historic children books that includes mid to late 19th century titles at University of Florida’s Baldwin Library …Continue Reading

Highlighting the Weekly Challenger Digital Archive

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At the USF Libraries we house a number of digitized and “born digital” material in our repository. Our collections cover a range of subjects including art, science, local Florida studies, and more, and we would like to highlight our digital newspaper archive …Continue Reading