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Student Social Justice Exhibits: Root Causes of Homelessness in San Francisco

March 21st, 2019

Graduate students from Dr. Kelly McDermott’s MPH 622 class, Communicating for Healthy Behavior and Social Change, have created a Student Social Justice Exhibit titled The Root Causes of Homelessness in San Francisco.

Behavioral and Public Health graduate students Jessica Sanck, Wyatt Lim Tepper, Rebeca Garcia, and Syria Orizaba’s display addresses the root causes of the complex public health problem that is homelessness in San Francisco. They specifically address how homelessness affects different populations, communities, and neighborhoods. They state “the root causes of homeless coincide with many of the unique qualities that San Francisco is known for. Liberal politics and innovative problem solving have lead to improvements while compounding problems for the homeless population. The wealth of San Francisco through its tech industry and real estate development have lead to a housing crisis unseen in generations. This project looks to explore the root causes of homelessness in San Francisco from a political, public health, and social perspective by exploring policy, therapeutic approaches, and academic research.”

This exhibit was inspired by the School of Nursing and Health Profession’s 2019 Crawford Lecture. This year’s Crawford Lecture, scheduled for April 9th, 2019, features Dr. Ensign, the author of Catching Homelessness, Winner, 2017 American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award and of Soul Stories: Voices from the Margins. She is a leading national voice in health care, homelessness, and health care for those at the margins. RSVP for the Crawford Lecture here.

Student Social Justice Exhibits: San Francisco’s At-Risk of Homelessness Population

March 21st, 2019

Behavioral Health and Public Health graduate students from Dr. Kelly McDermott’s MPH 622 class, Communicating for Healthy Behavior and Social Change, have created a new Student Social Justice Display. Kelly Scherer, Azeleah Tiamson, Vivian Le, and Shakera Elrington’s exhibit on San Francisco’s At-Risk of Homelessness Population is currently on display on the first floor of Gleeson Library, near the reference desk.

This exhibit examines the population in San Francisco that is at risk for homelessness. It defines characteristics that may impact people’s housing status and make them more at risk, and it goes into community resources that help to prevent displacement and homelessness of the at-risk population.

This exhibit was inspired by the School of Nursing and Health Profession’s 2019 Crawford Lecture. This year’s Crawford Lecture, scheduled for April 9th, 2019, features Dr. Ensign, the author of Catching Homelessness, Winner, 2017 American Journal of Nursing Book of the Year Award and of Soul Stories: Voices from the Margins. She is a leading national voice in health care, homelessness, and health care for those at the margins. RSVP for the Crawford Lecture here.

New ebooks at Gleeson March 19, 2019

March 20th, 2019
covers of new ebooks

Therapy, politics, and the future of the humanity in recently purchased ebooks at Gleeson Library:

For technical assistance in reading eBooks, read our guide Using Ebooks.

Unlimited users: An unlimited number of people can read or download the eBook at one time.
1 User: Only one person can read or download the eBook at a time.
3 User: Up to three people can read or download the eBook at a time.
Multiple copies: A certain number of loans are available each year. After a free browse period of ten minutes, downloading, copying or printing from the ebook is a loan.

Make Zines!

February 26th, 2019

Join us for an evening of reading zines, talking about zines, and making zines. We will make mini-zines, stitch and bind some zines, and create some collaborative zines.  You can contribute a page to a zine about social justice, your weirdest dream, your favorite spot in San Francisco.  For more information, check out the Gleeson Zine Library  including how to donate your zines.covers of new zines

O’Reilly-Safari: new look, more books

February 5th, 2019

Enhance your learning on the new O’Reilly-Safari platform. Gleeson Library | Geschke Center now brings you unlimited access to their Academic Catalog: over 48,000 books, videos, case studies, learning paths, and content from O’Reilly conferences, from beginner to advanced. Read online or download to their app for offline use.

You might know O’Reilly-Safari for its business and technology books (especially the O’Reilly titles with the animals on the cover). It’s true, they have you covered from algebra to time series, data visualization to bioinformatics, Raspberry Pi robots to machine learning, COBOL and C++ to Python and Swift. Look to them for more than tech books, though. A few selections that might surprise you:

Your USF login also acts as a O’Reilly-Safari account, enabling you to set favorite topics, store resources in custom “playlists,” and annotate books. Read more about using and linking to O’Reilly-Safari resources, including access from off campus.