Archive for October, 2020

2020 Environmental Action Guide

October 23rd, 2020
We are excited to announce our 2020 Environmental Action Guide. Students in ENVS 366: Environmental Policy, taught by Professor Stephanie Siehr, Fall 2020, created these public service announcements to share their research and inspire you to take action. The guide also includes a collection of books on related topics, handpicked from Gleeson Library’s virtual and …

New ebooks on the Green New Deal at Gleeson Library

October 21st, 2020
You’ve seen it debated, refuted, and championed. What’s the deal with the Green New Deal? Plus, flashback to the Original New Deal. 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 …

New resources from O’Reilly for Higher Learning October 19, 2020

October 20th, 2020
Data management from prep to storytelling, case study videos from leading organizations, and a bit of relaxation and inspiration, all from O’Reilly this month… All O’Reilly titles have unlimited access for the USF community. For technical assistance in reading eBooks, read our guide Using Ebooks.

Creating Solutions to Expensive Textbooks – Open Education at USF

October 16th, 2020
Expensive textbooks and classroom materials have always been a barrier for many students in higher education. In a 2018 survey, over 80% of students at USF reported that they did not purchase a textbook because its cost was prohibitive. The pandemic has urgently increased the need to lower costs and increase access for students. Gleeson …