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: https://doi.org/10.1080/0361526X.2018.1428477 Additionally, Carol Ann Davis and Jason Boczar’s paper has been published in The Serials Librarian: …

DSS Director attends Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians at Harvard University

 Carol Ann Davis, Director of Digital Scholarship Services (DSS) at the USF Tampa Library, attended the Leadership Institute for Academic Librarians (LIAL) at Harvard University July 29-August 3, 2018. This Institute helps college level librarians and library administrators develop their leadership skills at a time of fast-paced change in the profession. The 104 participants worked …

In-Service Day

On June 8th, library faculty and staff gathered in the Grace Allen Room to talk about supporting research of academic faculty as they listened to four faculty members talk about their research and about the ways in which the USF Libraries can support that research.

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.

Share Your Expertise as an ACRL e-Learning Presenter

ACRL invites proposal submissions for the ACRL e-Learning program. Submit a proposal for a webcast or online course and share your knowledge and innovative developments with your colleagues. Complete details and the proposal submission form are available on the ACRL website. Proposals must be submitted by Friday, April 13, 2018. Notifications will be issued by …

When is a Library No Longer a Library? Passing from “Traditional” to Modern

The ACRL ULS Future of University Libraries Discussion Group Forum recorded a forum about digital libraries or what Corey Seeman from the University of Michigan calls “ethereal libraries.”  Also featured in the video is a presentation from Florida Polytechnic University “library.”  

HASTAC 2017

Barbara Lewis, Digital Learning Librarian, presented her poster, One to Many: The Possible Worlds of Online Exhibits, at HASTAC 2017 in Orlando, November 3-4.  The poster explores how online applications can be employed to deliver engaging and well-researched exhibits and presentations that challenge the creativity of the curator while teaching media and digital literacy skills.  Specifically, it demonstrates how six tools were …

Access Service Conference

Terry Hutchings, Operations Manager for Access Services at the USF Tampa Library attended the Access Services Conference. The conference began in 2009 ,held annually in November in Atlanta, is an opportunity to gather information and communicate with other access services professionals about circulation, reserves, interlibrary loan, student worker management and security. Terry attended several presentations …