Changes to Kanopy Streaming Video Service: A Reminder

Funds ($90k) allocated in 2018-19 to support unlimited Kanopy streaming video viewing have been expended. Alternative funds have been allocated to support new Kanopy streaming video content required by faculty for course use. Currently licensed videos will remain active through their annual expiration date. Please see our list of licensed video content at Streaming Video Collections and Databases or through the USF Libraries Catalog.

On March 13th, Attend: The Library 2.019 free online mini-conference, “Shaping the Future of Libraries with Instructional Design”

The Library 2.019 free online mini-conference, “Shaping the Future of Libraries with Instructional Design,” is a free event, being held live online and also recorded. Instructional Designers, technologists, and online learning specialists are in high demand across all levels of education as it shifts online. In 2004, the Blended Librarians Online Learning Community was established to promote the adoption of instructional design and technology as a vital skill set for librarians seeking to more deeply integrate their teaching and learning initiatives into the curriculum and community.

Libraries Hold a Consolidation Meeting

The faculty of the three USF Libraries met on December 7th in a coming-together of three different campuses – USF Sarasota-Manatee, USF St. Petersburg, and USF Tampa, to discuss what lies ahead for us as a library with consolidation on the horizon. … Continue Reading

National Numeracy Network (NNN): An Intersection of Literacies

Carol Ann Davis and Meghan Cook attended the National Numeracy Network (NNN) Meeting at Michigan State University in Lansing, MI, October 12-14. NNN is an organization focusing on interdisciplinary quantitative literacy (QL). Because they publish their flagship journal Numeracy on the Scholar Commons … Continue Reading

Copyright, Canvas class readings, and E-Reserves     

One of the most frequent questions from faculty that our copyright librarian hears regards the copyright legalities around sharing a scan or photocopied article or book chapter with their students via Canvas.  USF Policy (0-105) states that all faculty, staff, and students … Continue Reading

A Holiday Happening

The employees of the USF Library gathered for their holiday party on December 13, 2018. Dean Chavez supplied turkey and ham, and many other food items were brought by library employees. A good time was had by all! Many thanks to the Library … Continue Reading

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