Category: Librarians

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

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

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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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

Meet the Multifaceted Audrey Powers

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Audrey Powers is an Associate Librarian at the USF Tampa Library and the librarian serving the College of The Arts (CoTA), including the Schools of Architecture & Community Design, Art & Art History, Music, Theatre & Dance, and the Institute for Research … Continue Reading

Meet Matt Knight, Fulbright Scholar

History RPT, Irish history subject expert, and curator of collections
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Matt Knight is a special librarian at the Tampa Library not only because of his time in Special Collections, but because of his undeniable dedication, understanding, and love for libraries and USF. Matt came to USF in 2011 as Operations Manager of … Continue Reading

Celebrate Archives Awareness Week

July 12-18, 2020
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Each July, the City of Tampa recognizes Archives Awareness Week as part of the city’s annual birthday celebrations. As one of the Tampa Bay area’s larger archival repositories, the USF Tampa Library Special Collections has celebrated with the city for many years. … Continue Reading

Inside “From Saloons to Steakhouses” with Andy Huse

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Andy Huse’s latest book From Saloons to Steakhouses emerged during his years as a graduate student in the history department at the University of South Florida. His research began as an exploration of Tampa’s history outside of the well-known cigar factories of Ybor city, and eventually … Continue Reading