Category: Digital Collections

Celebrating the Life and Work of Skip Gandy

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The USF Libraries celebrate the life and work of George “Skip” Gandy IV, 1942-2020. A Florida native, Gandy’s childhood on Davis Islands shaped him into becoming an avid outdoorsman, environmental activist, and an honored donor to USF. In 2012, Gandy donated his … Continue Reading

Online, Free Access to Research

Celebrating Open Access Week 2020
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Wouldn’t it be great if you could access scholarly research online without having to go through a pay wall or subscription service? Currently, most scholarly data, research, and information are only available through journal subscriptions, pay walls, logins, or library affiliations, making … Continue Reading

Open with Purpose: Taking Action to Build Structural Equity and Inclusion

Celebrating Open Access Week 2020
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For the last ten years, academic and research communities have participated in a global event, Open Access Week, “to learn about the potential benefits of Open Access, to share what they’ve learned with colleagues, and to help inspire wider participation in helping to … Continue Reading

Matter of Pride: LGBTQ+ History in USF Special Collections

Celebrating LGBTQ+ History Month
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This article was originally published in June 2020 in celebration of Pride Month. It has been updated with additional resources for LGBTQ+ History Month.   In the LGBTQIA+ community, June represents the ongoing strides being made to fight for equality, create awareness, … Continue Reading

Home Sweet Homecoming

A new digital exhibit that reminds us there is no place like our home away from home
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Drawing upon images and the memories of those who lived it, Home Sweet Homecoming is a tribute to our students past and present, the University we’ve built together, and a heartfelt reminder that there is no place like our home away from … Continue Reading

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage & How It’s Shaped Tampa Bay

Hispanic Heritage Month, September 15 - October 15
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Hispanic heritage is an integral part of Florida history. Within Tampa, Cuban, Venezuelan, Nicaraguan, Colombian, Spanish, and Puerto Rican cultures and influences have shaped the city. In honor of National Hispanic Heritage Month, we want to recognize some of the icons that … Continue Reading

Home Sweet Homecoming

Thursday, October 8th from 6 - 7 p.m.
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open_in_new Home Sweet Homecoming
event Thursday, October 8th
access_time 6 - 7 p.m.

Join the event at 6 p.m. on Thursday the 8th by clicking the following Microsoft Teams Live link: bit.ly/30fzwAm We welcome you to engage in the presentation by utilizing the chat feature to ask questions and comment. We hope to see you … Continue Reading

Tour the Florida Environment & Natural History (FLENH) Collections

Thursday, September 24th from 6 - 7 p.m.
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open_in_new Tour the Florida Environment & Natural History (FLENH) Collections
event Thursday, September 24th
access_time 6 - 7 p.m.

From climate change to man-made and natural disasters, impacts on our environment have become one of the most pressing issues on the planet – and the significance of environmental research is paramount. In response to this growing urgency, we have begun the … Continue Reading

The Accurate American History Starter Pack

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“The more you know about the past, the better prepared you are for the future.” – Theodore Roosevelt   Historic and civic education are powerful tools that shape our worldview and provide insight into the understanding of current events, as well as our current socio-political climate. Learning … Continue Reading