Florida State University and FSU Libraries are gearing up to observe Open Access Week October 24 – 30. The week centers around an international effort to educate students and faculty about the benefits of open access within the academic and research communities.
Kathleen Parker, noted columnist for the Washington Post and two-time FSU alumna, is the recipient of the 2016 University Libraries and Friends of University Libraries Alumni Award for Distinguished Writing.
The FSU Libraries’ Office of Digital Research and Scholarship (DRS) is proud to announce Dr. Richard Urban, assistant professor in the FSU School of Information (iSchool), will join the office as a Faculty in Residence, the first in a promising model of collaborative research.
Through a new partnership with the Graduate School, FSU Libraries are offering a number of workshops for advanced researchers that qualify for credit for the Preparing Future Faculty and Preparing Future Professionals programs. Library workshops cover a wide variety of topics, including citation management, literature reviews, primary sources, academic publishing, digi
Hurricane Hermine brought high winds and flooding rain to Tallahassee and the Florida State University campus last week and left many FSU students, faculty, and staff without power during the Labor Day weekend. FSU Libraries quickly sprang into action and reopened Strozier Library on Sunday, once power was restored, as a respite for the FSU community to cool down and find some peace in the wake of the storm.
Florida State University and FSU Libraries will honor former university President Robert Manning Strozier (1906–1960) by dedicating a statue on the steps of Strozier Library, the main campus library that bears his name.
The dedication will take place:
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FSU Libraries’ newly redesigned website went live Monday. The new virtual home of Libraries, located at lib.fsu.edu, aims to provide quick, seamless access to the libraries’ collections, important services, and is inspired by the university’s new website standards and branding.
May 18, 2016 - 2016 marks the 75th anniversary of FSU’s Federal Depository Library status.
April 26, 2016 - Sunday marked the beginning of the University Library’s 90s’ themed De-stress Week, which offers opportunities for students to take their mind off of finals with activities that are planned through the duration of finals week with the intention to offer a mental break in the midst of exams.
April 21, 2016 - Florida State University Libraries has been working for the past two years to digitize the Italian newspaper Il secolo, a political daily published by the Milanese firm Stabilimento Sonzogno between 1866 and 1927.
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