Director of library from Colombia visits the USF Tampa Library

On August 14th, Mario Bonfante-Aldana, the Director of the Library at the Universidad Simón Bolívar in Barranquilla, Colombia visited the UF Tampa Library. During his short visit to the United States, Mr. Bonfante gathered as much information as possible on academic library programs that might be applicable to his environment. He was particularly interested in …

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 …

The Changing Nature of Information Literacy Instruction

On August 27th, Susan Ariew, Research and Instruction Librarian for education and philosophy, presented at a break out session for the VIP 2018 Conference sponsored by the Tampa Bay Library Consortium. The theme of the conference, “Planning for Change and Changing the Plan,” related to Susan’s presentation, “The Changing Nature of Information Literacy Instruction: Online …

Welcome, Jennifer!!

Jennifer Slagus is a new hire on the Textbook Affordability Project team. She is a 2017 USF grad–Go Bulls! she has a background in marketing/social media and videography. She hope to spread the TAP message while promoting accessability for students. There are three employees new to the TAP team who are working together to pioneer …

Cultural Relations between Ireland and the United States

The Consul General of Ireland for the Southeast United States, Shane Stephens, will be giving a talk on the cultural relationships between Ireland and the United States on September 19th at 2:00pm in Traditions Hall. Please consider attending and/or spreading the word to faculty, students, and community members. Previously, all Irish dignitaries have only dealt …

VIP TBLC Conference 2018

On August 27th, the Tampa Bay Library Consortium sponsored the VIP Conference at USF Tampa’s Marshall Center and several USF Tampa Library staff members attended. Pictured here are Britt Self, Ginny Gates-Fowler, Tracean Kirby, Tammi Wilds, Pauline Strickland, JoAnn DeLarm, and Beverlyn Harris-Johnson.  Others who attended include Marianne McDonough, Matt McDonough, and Megan Nowell. The …

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.

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.