Press Coverage

  • USF Libraries launches The African American Experience in Florida to promote social justiceopen_in_new

    March 29, 2021 - ABC Action News - WFTS Tampa Bay

    Leaders at the University of South Florida Libraries hope to advance conversations about the Black experience with their new collection, the African American Experience in Florida. Project leaders say they were paying attention to what happened last year when George Floyd was killed and the protests that followed across the country.

  • Rich ropa vieja embodies Cuban-American sobremesaopen_in_new

    March 21, 2021 - Orlando Sentinel

    In a series about longing for a taste of travel, Andrew Huse, librarian in special collections for the University of South Florida, weighs in on Cuban cuisine. Through Huse's various writings, he is something of a Cuban historian himself, particularly in the realm of food.

  • Taking the lead: Kaya van Beynen shapes research paths and instruction at USF librariesopen_in_new

    March 10, 2021 - The Oracle

    Kaya van Beynen, associate dean of library research and instruction, has dedicated her career to facilitating research and guiding others who have the same passions for library sciences and education.

  • Mapping the Nation (2021): Governments Coordinated Responses to Crisesopen_in_new

    March 1, 2021 - Esri

    Featuring the FL COVID-19 GIS Hub built by the DHHC, "Mapping the Nation: Governments' Coordinated Responses to Crises" book details how GIS can help gather details about people and places to assist the vulnerable, rally responders, and lend clarity in times of crisis.

  • Art provides a rare glimpse at Tampa’s historic Black neighborhoodsopen_in_new

    February 23, 2021 - Tampa Bay Times

    University of South Florida’s Libraries Digital Heritage and Humanities Collections are archiving and preserving the Moseley family’s Brandon homestead, a time capsule of Hillsborough County’s pioneering years. The homestead is now accessible online via 3D scans of the structures and all that remains inside. Included in these scans is the artwork of Mr. Moseley, who worked for the Works Progress Administration's (W.P.A.) art project, and produced numerous pieces depicting rural life in Tampa - particularly offering a rare glimpse into Black neighborhoods that were rarely photographed.