Category: Featured

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

Be Well: Resources to Stay Healthy and Happy at Home

It’s safe to say we’re all going a little stir crazy—here's our guide to help
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Remember March? It feels simultaneously like yesterday and years ago, when our work and home spaces merged, and our collective work/life balance became muddled. Even 9 months later, some are juggling work with caring for, entertaining, or educating loved ones in a … Continue Reading

Matthew Ginquitti, Graduating Student Spotlight

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Matthew Ginquitti is a Student Technology Center Assistant over at the USF St. Petersburg Nelson Polynter Memorial Library. He’ll be graduating this semester with a Bachelor’s in Accounting! HOW HAS THE LIBRARY CONTRIBUTED TOWARD YOUR ACADEMIC GOALS? The library has helped me … Continue Reading

Rebekah Brouillette, Graduating Student Spotlight

Fall 2020 Edition
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Rebekah Brouillette is one of our student assistants for the Digital Scholarship Services (DSS) in the Tampa Library. She’ll be graduating with a Bachelor’s in Information Studies, specializing in Data Analytics! HOW HAS THE LIBRARY CONTRIBUTED TOWARD YOUR ACADEMIC GOALS? I began … Continue Reading

Heroes Among Us

The USF community responds to COVID-19 with resilience, creativity and compassion
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This excerpt is taken from the USF Magazine Winter 2020 issue, USF Heroes Among us: The USF community responds to COVID-19 with resilience, creativity and compassion. Additional photos have been added.  Library Services Desk They are likely the first people you meet … Continue Reading

Jennifer Slagus, Graduating Student Spotlight

Fall 2020 Edition
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Jennifer Slagus is a full-time staff member at the Tampa Library, and is the College Coordinator for the Textbook Affordability Project (TAP) team. A returning USF bull, she received her Bachelor of Arts in English Literature with a minor in Philosophy in 2017, and … Continue Reading

Gregory Foster, Graduating Student Spotlight

Fall 2020 Edition
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Gregory Foster is one of our USF Tampa Library Research Assistants (LRAs) and a past Front Desk Assistant. He will be graduating this Fall with a Bachelor’s in Interdisciplinary Social Sciences with concentrations in Information Studies and Sociology! HOW HAS THE LIBRARY … Continue Reading

Brandi Jagars, Graduating Student Spotlight

Fall 2020 Edition
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Brandi Jagars is a full-time staff member of the Textbook Affordability Project (TAP) team at the Libraries, serving as the College Coordinator. She’ll be graduating with a Master’s in Library & Information Science this month! HOW HAS THE LIBRARY CONTRIBUTED TOWARD YOUR … Continue Reading

Chelsea Sherwood, Graduating Student Spotlight

Fall 2020 Edition
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Chelsea Sherwood is both our Collections Student Assistant and Student Lead in the Collections and Discovery department at the Tampa Library. She’ll be graduating with a Bachelor’s in Psychology with a Minor in Criminology, and a Certificate in Substance Abuse and Addictions … Continue Reading

Meet Our Fall 2020 Student Scholars

Honoring our scholarship and research award recipients
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Celebrating our students and their academic achievements is one of our favorite pastimes, and under normal circumstances, we’d be gathering in the Tampa Library to honor our most recent round of student scholarship and research award recipients, and the donors who made … Continue Reading