Florida State University Libraries and their partners are pleased to announce the launch of the Sunshine State Digital Network (SSDN). The SSDN is part of the Digital Public Library of America and FSU is proud to be the service hub for the state of Florida. The service hub represents a community of institutions in the state which will provide their partner institutions aggregated metadata for the DPLA and offer tiered services to connect institutions of all sizes to DPLA.
Have you ever passed through Strozier and thought of something that may improve efficiency, might work better or just might make more sense? Joining one of out Student Advisory Councils maybe be for you, but hurry because they are filling up fast!
Scholars Commons will be hosting a daylong speaker event, Water: A Symposium, on Friday, October 27th from 9:00 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.
The libraries provide an open access publishing fund, grants for adoption of open textbooks, mini-grants for incubating digital humanities projects, and memberships with open scholarship organizations.
Library operations are scheduled to resume normal hours beginning Saturday, Sept 16 at 10 a.m.
This fall, the Office of Digital Research and Scholarship (DRS) is expanding several initiatives to foster cross-disciplinary communities between faculty, students, and staff. We regularly provide new learning opportunities and spaces for discussion surrounding digital research methods, tools, and topics.
Special Collections & Archives staff started a complete reimagining and rewrite of all their information on the web. The result was a new set of web pages which launched just in time for the start of fall semester new set of web pages which launched just in time for the start of fall semester.
The R&D Commons is newly repurposed area in the northwest corner of the basement floor of Strozier, nestled behind the closed double doors. Comprising of an open/common area, a conference room, and the offices of our digital, technology, and development teams, the R&D Commons is primarily a co-working and training space for the Office of Digital Research and Scholarship (DRS).
Over the Summer our systems team for the FSU Libraries worked hard to upgrade your computing experience. Overall, 44 iMac's replaced older models throughout Strozier and we introduced 30 new MacBook Pro's for your use. As an added benefit, each computer will come fully equipped with the full Adobe CC package and contain all of the production and graphic design related software. We hope you take advantage of this added technology.
Starting August 7th, you’ll notice some changes to how searching works from the library home page. The top right search box and “All” search will now go to our new Onesearch, giving you quick access to our material from any page on the website. We’ve been developing and testing the new Onesearch all summer, so if you have any questions or comments please take the survey from the top right link in the new Onesearch.
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