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FSU Special Collections & Archives Presents: The Great Rare Books Bake Off Dessert Week

Welcome to the final week of the FSU Special Collections & Archives Great Rare Books Bake Off! We saved the best for last, this week we will be sharing and attempting dessert recipes from our collection. Please visit our introduction post to find out how you can participate. An excellent source of inspiration for desserts...

Les Poissons & Louisiana Lagniappe

This is a guest contribution to Illuminations for The Great Rare Books Bake Off by Adam Beauchamp, Humanities Librarian at FSU Libraries.  I love seafood. If it lives beneath the waves, I’m willing to fry it and try it. I grew up on the Great Lakes and then spent most of my adult life inContinue reading...

Data Literacy and COVID-19: The Importance of Understanding the Data

By: Paxton Welton and Nick Ruhs

Introduction

“Data is the sword of the 21st century. Those who wield it, the samurai.”-Jonathan Rosenberg 

Data is all around us and we often interact with it in ways we don’t even realize. From using an app to mobile order our coffee to reviewing a chart provided in an article, data surrounds us and has become so intertwined with our...

Leave Us Your Pop Lit Suggestions!

The library is looking to update their Pop Lit book collection! We are asking for your suggestions on books that you would like to see added to our collection. We’re open to any suggestions, but are trying to build more of our non-fiction collection. Look for the genre below and leave a comment with the Book Title and the Author! Then keep an eye out to see if your suggestion makes it into the collection. Follow FSU Libraries on...

Your Debut and You: Six Debut Novels to Get You Through NaNoWriMo

NaNoWriMo is National Novel Writing Month, in case you were wondering. Every November, writers from all over the world endeavor to write 50,000 words of their novel in thirty days. To join them, you need to do just one thing: write! Whether you’re a seasoned novelist or a novice, November is the perfect opportunity to let that thought buzzing...

Complete the Hallowquest this Halloween!

Do you know what haunts the halls of FSU? Let our quest take you on a digital ghost tour through FSU’s hauntings, history, and urban legends.

Complete the Hallowquest today!

When you’ve finished hunting ghosts, get...

Let’s Talk About Bullying

FSU Libraries collaborated with Dr. Lyndsay Jenkins, Madison Woodwall, and her research team to purchase 100 children’s books that focus on childhood bullying experiences. These books show how children are affected by bullying and provides insight into how children’s literature addresses the topic. Many of these books can be found in the Juvenile collection located in the Dirac Science...

New FSU Libraries and GEOSET Podcast Highlights FSU Community

FSU Libraries and GEOSET are excited to announce the debut of a new podcast, Sources Cited. Season one of Sources Cited is titled “Academically Distanced.” In these first six episodes, manager of GEOSET studios and podcast host Tom Cruz, interviews members of the FSU community on their experiences in academia during the time of COVID-19 and how...

FSU observes Open Access Week 2020 and celebrates a year of action

Happy Open Access Week! Open Access Week (Oct. 19 -25, 2020) is a time to celebrate open access, raise awareness and observe the work done to support OA year-round. The core principle of open access is that all published scholarship and research should be accessible to the general public. Those new to open access can learn more in this video from PhD Comics:...

The Library Wants to Pick Your Brain!

During these spooky times, FSU Libraries wants to pick your brain. Interact with our Virtual Engagement Board to let us know how we can turn your library experience from a trick into a treat! You can scroll from side to side and leave comments about how the library can improve your study experiences. Happy Spooky Season!


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