Featured E-book: Learning in the Fast Lane

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Learning in the Fast Lane: The Past, Prsent and Future of Advanced Placement by Chester Finn and Andrew Scanlan (Princeton, 2019) traces the origins Advanced Placement programs, their influence, and impact on higher education.

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

2020 Loving Cities Index

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The Schott Foundation for Public Education published its 2020 “Loving Cities Index” that examines systematic racism related to education, health, and economic opportunity in America’s largest cities.

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 Weaponization of Academic Citations

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Image credit Jennie Young argues in her post from Inside Higher Education that an over-emphasis on academic citing methods or what is called an “citation obsession” should not be a high priority in teaching and learning.

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