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#LoveMyFDL Month: Government Documents at FSU Libraries

Love My FDL

February has been designated by The U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) as Love My Federal Depository Library month. The Federal Depository Library Program (FDLP) was created by Congress to ensure access to published government information by all Americans. In 1941, FSU Libraries was designated as a Federal Depository Library, allowing the Libraries to provide free equitable access to U.S. government publications to the FSU and Tallahassee Community for free.

FSU Libraries to Host Open Education Symposium

Florida State University Libraries will host a one-day Open Education Symposium on March 8th, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. in Strozier Library’s Bradley Reading Room. The symposium is a free professional development opportunity for faculty and students, focused primarily on raising awareness about Open Educational Resources (OER) and their potential to support student success by reducing textbook costs and creating opportunities for open, learner-centered pedagogy.

COMING SOON: 2018 FSU Digital Scholarship Colloquium

Dr. Cheryl Ball

Florida State University Libraries will host a series of events Feb. 15-16 to educate the campus community about digital academic publishing.

The events will feature Cheryl E. Ball, director of the digital publishing collective at Wayne State University and an expert on scholarly communication, digital publishing infrastructure, open access and more.

The schedule of events is:

Thursday, Feb. 15

Florida State University Libraries, Florida International University and University of Miami launch the Sunshine State Digital Network.

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.



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