Category: Special 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

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

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

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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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