USF Curiosities: A Pablo Picasso sculpture 10 stories tall?

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In 1971, a small-scale model of a Pablo Picasso sculpture, “Bust of a Woman,” was donated to the University of South Florida. Fifty years later, it has received new attention from researchers after it was spotted on a shelf in the Tampa Library. … Continue Reading

Outstanding Staff Awards Honor Terry Hutchings & Berrie Watson!

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Each year the University of South Florida seeks to recognize employees who demonstrate above-and-beyond performance excellence and are ambassadors for USF’s Principles of Community. It is their hard work and dedication that greatly contributes to USF’s success and upward trajectory. This year, …Continue Reading

USF Student Success Awards Honor R&I Librarians and Virtual Book Club!

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Every year the USF Student Success unit celebrates faculty, staff, departments, and community partners who have worked hard to transform the institutional culture and raise performance levels across the board. The annual Student Success Awards honor these outstanding individuals’ and teams’ exceptional …Continue Reading

Meet Your Librarian: Susan Ariew

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USF Librarian Susan Ariew joined the University of South Florida (USF) in 2005, and since then she’s worked to facilitate relationships with research-engaged students and faculty in the College of Education. When she’s not immersed in the literature herself, … Continue Reading

Oktoberfest in the Archives

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Oktoberfest is just around the corner! What started as a horse race celebrating the marriage of King Louis I, the king of Bavaria, in 1810 grew into a food and beer celebration in 1818. It is now a world-famous two-week celebration of German beer, … Continue Reading

Celebrating National Estuaries Week with FLENH

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In honor of National Estuaries Week, Digital Dialogs is celebrating with a collection of digital resources related to the environmental history, conservation, and study of Florida environments and ecosystems. Estuaries are “semi-enclosed areas, such as bays and lagoons, … Continue Reading

Announcing Digital Commons @ USF

Explore the new, consolidated institutional repository at the University of South Florida
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Helping researchers find the scholarship they need has always been a goal of the USF Libraries. And that is the mission of the USF institutional repository, Digital Commons @ University of South Florida. This new, open access repository is a merger of …Continue Reading

Library Workshops: Take Your Research to the Next Level

Celebrating National Online Learning Day
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September 15th is National Online Learning Day, which celebrates the success of students in an online learning environment. At the USF Libraries, we’re dedicated to fostering that success. In Fall 2020, we launched several asynchronous information and data literacy workshops in Canvas, …Continue Reading

Small Island, Global Impact: The Growth of Irish Studies at USF

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Ireland is a country that is deceptively small on the map in relation to its substantial global impact. Since 2013, Dr. Jennifer Knight, Instructor in the Department of History, and Dr. Matthew Knight, Associate Librarian and Affiliate Faculty in Department of History have been committed to developing the Irish Studies program at the university. … Continue Reading

LIB Latest Research Publications

The most recent research from the faculty and staff of the USF Libraries (September 2021)
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At the USF Libraries, our faculty librarians and staff regularly contribute research presentations, peer-reviewed articles, or equivalent publications that impact the profession. Explore the LIB Latest in publications below.   Amanda Boczar and Sydney Jordan have co-authored the article, “Continuity during COVID: …Continue Reading