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Special Collections:more_verthouses rare, fragile, and unique materials ranging from a 4,000 year old Sumerian tablet to early printed books, photographs and prints, sheet music, ephemera, and history and literature collections. Explore our major collecting areas and policies.

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MATT KNIGHT
Director
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MELANIE GRIFFIN
Assistant Librarian
call813-974-7355Melanie Griffin
ANDY HUSE
Assistant Librarian
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MISSION:
The Special Collections Department of the University of South Florida Tampa Library supports the research and teaching missions of the University of South Florida by acquiring, preserving, and providing access to select and targeted monographs, manuscripts, illustrations, maps, sheet music, photographs, archival materials, and printed ephemera, as well as audio/video, images, and text in select digital formats. Collections are intended for use by the university community as well as the general public according to the policies and procedures established by the Department. Today, the Special Collections Department focuses its efforts on acquiring physical and digital materials around eight collection areas.

Students, faculty, staff, and community users interested in learning more about conducting research with the resources in Special Collections are encouraged to schedule a research consultation. If you’re needing research help that does not require materials from Special Collections, please fill out our general one-on-one consultation with a librarian from your discipline »

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