Books Save Lives Reception October 11th

Hear award-winning author Alex Flinn at the “Books Save Lives” Reception on October 11, 2018 from 5:30-7:30 PM at the USF Alumni Center. In addition to Ms. Flinn’s talk, you will have the opportunity to bid on autographed young adult books, posters, and more. If you plan on attending, RSVP to Beverly Marks at or call 813-974-4433.

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Digital Scholarship Services has digitized a selection of material from USF Tampa Library’s Special Collections in honor of Hispanic Heritage Month. Included in our celebration are a couple of pieces of sheet music and five zarzuelas. For a detailed list of the material that has been digitized, see the post written by Copyright Librarian LeEtta Schmidt on the Digital Dialogues blog about it.

Introduction to Kanopy Streaming Videos

This quick video introduces a fantastic resource that the USF Library offers. It is the “educational Netflix” with classic and contemporary films along with nonfiction, documentary, and educational titles.

Faculty & Staff Campaign

This year’s Faculty and Staff Campaign Committee includes Co-Chairs Terry Hutchings and Bonita Pollock, Megan Cook, Joel-Kennedy-Ramos, Tracsean Kirby, Megan Nowell and Laura Pascual. This year’s theme is USFOPOLY. Fall activities include Dean Chavez’s pizza challenge, the ever-popular Halloween visit, and a delicious Grilled Cheese event. You can find the list of library giving priorities …

Website for USF President Search

For information that offers an overview, a committee member list, meeting schedule and updates about the search for a new USF President, click here.

Plan-S: EU Plan for Free and Immediate Open Access to Journals

A controversial and recent initiative by the European Commission and a group of national researchers includes a plan to make thousands of research papers free to read on the day of publication, a mandate that could force a major change in the business model of scientific publishers. “Plan-S” intends to release some of the highest …, managed and hosted by the U.S. General Services Administration, offers more than 190,000 datasets provided by government agencies at the federal, state, and local level.

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