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USF Libraries Launch the African American Experience in Florida

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The African American Experience in Florida, a new collection from the University of South Florida Libraries,  has curated the Black experience in Florida around six different themes: activism, Black-owned businesses, the community, journalism, the arts, and history. Information in the collection ranges … Continue Reading

The News Literacy Project

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The News Literacy Project offers programs and resources for educators and the public to teach, learn and share users to be smart, active consumers of news and information. links for educators include “checkology” modules for elementary students, quizzes,a forum for teachers and … Continue Reading

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

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

Johns Hopkins Policy Tracker

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Johns Hopkins University has created a state policy tracker that monitors the latest plans for reopening K-12 schools during the pandemic. image credit  

Virtual Library Services

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From the USF Libraries: We’ve been trying to avoid adding to the avalanche of email as USF adapts to the COVID-19 situation, but we have not been idle. The USF Libraries have prepared a “Continuity of Library Services” website at https://guides.lib.usf.edu/continuity to assist you … 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