Congratulations Carol Ann and Jason!

Carol Ann Davis, Wendy Robertson (University of Iowa), and Char Simser (Kansas State University) have a paper also recently published in the current issue of The Serials Librarian: “Navigating the Political Waters of Open Access Publishing in Libraries,” DOI: Additionally, Carol Ann Davis and Jason Boczar’s paper has been published in The Serials Librarian: …

Congratulations, Andy!

Historian and Special Collections Librarian, Andy Huse, has been appointed by the Hillsborough Board of County Commissioners to serve on the Historical Advisory Council through May, 2021.

Teaching and Traveling: Librarians and Study Abroad

Liaison librarians Nancy Cunningham and Susan Ariew presented at the annual LOEX Conference in Houston, Texas on May 4th. Their presentation, “Collaborate, Teach, and Travel: Librarians and Study Abroad, identified ways in which academic libraries can collaborate with campus global initiatives and study abroad programs and how librarians can support student success. Click here to view the slides from their presentation.

DNA and Genealogical Research

Genealogy Librarian, Drew Smith, is fast becoming the DNA expert with regard to genealogy research. At ALA Annual in New Orleans he presented to about 140 attendees as part of the RUSA Genealogy Preconference in New Orleans about how DNA testing changes research, how to work with patron expectations with regard to DNA results, and what changes in DNA testing have occurred recently. For a link to the slides of his presentation, click here.

Congratulations, Shimberg Librarians!

This post features a co-authored article by Shimberg Librarians on how much time librarians spend on systematic reviews.

Congratulations, Matt!

Director of Special Collections, Matt Knight, presented two papers in Cork, Ireland, “Shifting Environments in the Archives: Creating an Online Dion Boucicault Collection at the University of South Florida,” and “D’éireannaighibh an Baile Móir Seo: The Irish Language Department in the Monitor of San Francisco, 1888-1893.”

Well Done, Andy!

Some of the research from Special Collections Librarian Andy Huse’s upcoming book was featured in the Tampa Bay Times.