Welcome Meghan Cook!

Meghan Cook is the new Coordinator of Library Operations in Library Liaison Services.  She will be working with Matt Torrence on the new research platform for Environmental Sciences. Here is some information about Meghan’s background and expertise. She started her career at USF in 2002 as an Environmental Science and Policy major.  She switched to …

FSU-USF Symposium on Library and Information Science

USF was well-represented at the FSU-USF Symposium on Library and Information Science, held April 19th at UF.  Dr. Sarah van Ingen and Susan Ariew presented their research, “How Questions of Undergraduate Researchers Evolve When Linking Research to Practice.” Maryellen Allen’s presentation, “Preliminary Findings on a Study to Determine Pre-Instructional Activities of Instruction Librarians,” offered data …

Length of Service Awards Event, 2018

On March 9th the USF Tampa Library celebrated this year’s Length of Service awards and Baked Goods Contest. The following employees were honored: Celebrating five years of service were Melissa Brown, Richard McKenzie, Victoria Rocanelli, and Maryellen Allen. Celebrating ten years of service were Travis Doering, Patrick Crookston, Beverly Marks, Claudia Dold, Jessi Hurd and …

The Lifesaving Power of Books

On March 15th the library and university community came together to support the lifesaving power of books at the “Books Save Lives” reception at the USF Alumni Center hosted by Dean Todd Chavez and sponsored by the USF Libraries.  Dr. Joan Kaywell was the Master of Ceremonies for the event and is recognized for her …

Congratulations Melanie!

Kudos to Melanie Griffin, Special Collections, who successfully defended her doctoral dissertation on Friday, March 9th.  Congratulations, Melanie!

Monica Metz-Wiseman Retires

After 35 years of dedicated service to the USF Libraries, Monica Metz-Wiseman, Director of Academic Resources, has retired. A reception was held in her honor on February 28th so that friends, colleagues, and others from the university community could wish Monica well.  Monica has  been a leader at USF from the beginning of her career. …

Florida Bibliophile Newsletter

Check out the Florida Bibliophile Newsletter that allotted 15 pages covering their visit to Special Collections on February 18th. The article highlights some of the treasures in Special Collections with lovely, colorful illustrations.

Worker’s Compensation

HR Administrator Michelle Sticht recently reminded library personnel about procedures related to worker’s compensation regarding injuries on the job or work-related illnesses. Be sure to immediately report all injuries or illnesses to your supervisor immediately.  Supervisors must report all work-related injuries or illnesses immediately. Employees must be present when injuries are reported. WHAT TO DO: …

Welcome, Kevin!

Kevin Gidusko began working for the Digital Heritage and Humanities Collection (DHHC) and the Digital Media Commons (DMC) at the USF tampa Library as the Digital Technology Outreach Specialist for DHHC and the DMC on this Spring. Before joining the DHHC/DMC team, Kevin was the Public Archaeologist for the Florida Archeology Network’s East Central Region …