Archive for January, 2021

Gleeson Zine Kits

January 26th, 2021
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
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
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
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, …

Black Lives Focus of Two New Library Collections

January 22nd, 2021
By Gina Murrell and Annie Reid Reflecting Gleeson Library’s commitment to upholding social justice and dismantling white supremacy, two new library collections focusing on Black lives are currently in development. One is the Black Lives Matter collection, a project being led by Gleeson Library Special Collections & University Archives (SCUA). The second is the BSU …