Category: Featured Blogs

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

How Covid-19 Turned College Campuses into Surveillance Machines

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College campuses have amped up surveillance in response to Covid-19 with location-tracking apps, biometric-measuring buttons and other tools. Many students find it creepy and an invasion of their privacy. Click here to read the full story. Image credit

USF History from Digital Dialogues

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If you’d like a brief history of USF, check out the recent Digital Dialogues post , “USF Curiosities: as far as the eye could see?” about the barren campus when USF opened its doors in the fall of 1960. The university consisted of … Continue Reading

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

The Algorithm Study–Project Information Literacy

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This report from Project Information Literacy, presents findings about how college students conceptualize online information and navigate platforms that filter content and collect personal data. Offered here is a snapshot of how student conduct class research and everyday life information seeking and … Continue Reading

Library of Congress Launches Website on the Constitution

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The U.S. Constitution is very much a part of the current political dialogue right now and the new Library of Congress website, Constitution Annotated, provides an authoritative source for how the Supreme Court has interpreted this governing document for our nation. With … Continue Reading

Celebrating the Public Domain: 19 in 2019

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In June of 2018 the library posted a list of items just coming into the public domain that can be digitized by the USF Tampa Library. We asked our community to vote for what they most would like to see digitized. The list of newly digitized items from the project is available through this post in Digital Directions. We would like to continue this on an annual basis. Here is a list of possible titles for our 2020 digitization and we would like your help narrowing it down. Vote for your favorites here:

https://usf.az1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_0pLGWRNAG86Vpdz.