Changing the subject at USF

February 24th, 2021 by Debbie Benrubi No comments »
Reducing harmful language in the library catalog A wonderful documentary called Change the Subject is now available to watch free on YouTube and the Dartmouth College Library website. The film relates the story of a group of students whose fight for justice in their educational environment took them from the library to the halls of …

Gleeson Zine Kits

January 26th, 2021 by apho2 No comments »
The Gleeson Zine Collective has a new initiative to incorporate zine making into the remote student experience by offering zine kits to be mailed out. The kits can be requested for USF community members interested in making zines on their own, or they can be mailed out ahead of time for Gleeson Zine workshops and …

Gleeson Greetings Program Closes Last Year with Community and Connection

January 26th, 2021 by Colette Hayes No comments »
Gleeson Library | Geschke Center is a place where people not only find research and reading materials, but also connect with friends and colleagues to work together or just talk. During remote learning and social distancing, Gleeson has sought out ways to create and continue connections and community through the library. In November 2020, Gleeson …

At your fingertips: “remote” library services

January 26th, 2021 by Debbie Benrubi No comments »
Since our building closed in mid-March along with the rest of campus, Gleeson Library staff has been working hard to provide “remote” access to our services and collections for students, staff, and faculty. We are here to support you — classes are online and so is the library. Here are new ways students and faculty are …

Prioritizing Collection Diversity at Gleeson Library

January 23rd, 2021 by Justine Withers No comments »
Building diverse and equitable collections is a core value of librarianship. In Gleeson Library’s recent strategic planning, we focused on aligning our values with our practice.  To meet the library’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusive Excellence strategic goal, the library set the following objective: to review and enhance collections and services to better reflect diversity, equity, …