Update: Due to technical issues affecting campus networking during our previous roll-out date, we have postponed this update to June 27th.
The FSU Libraries website, located at lib.fsu.edu, receives over half a million visitors a year and was recently redesigned by the Libraries’ Web Development and Marketing Teams.
The Florida State University Libraries have received the 2017 Florida Library Association Web Presence Award, recognizing excellence in online services. This statewide award promotes awareness of the importance of good design and usability in web page development and recognizes outstanding examples of effective library web pages, as well as a library's overall web presence, including blogs and other social media.
The Alt-Textbook Grant Program aims to address the growing problem of textbook affordability.
FSU Libraries have announced the winners of our inaugural Alternative Textbook Grants. The grant program, launched by the Libraries in November 2016, awards successful applicants with $1,000 to support the development of open or library-licensed course materials that are available at no cost to students. These high-quality materials are written by experts and peer-reviewed, ensuring a level of intellectual and instructional rigor on par with expensive commercial equivalents.
Selected books from the Celebration of Newly Tenured Faculty will be showcased at the President’s House during a special reception this week.
Florida State University President John Thrasher and the FSU Libraries will host a Celebration of Newly Tenured Faculty and Showcase of the Library Endowment Book Collection at the President’s House this week.
Last Friday, Strozier Library experienced extensive flooding on several floors including large sections of the 2nd floor, 3rd floor, and portions of the library annex.
Associate Librarian and Digital Archivist Krystal Thomas (right) receiving the 2017 Fred L. Standley Award from Mrs. Jayne Standley. (Photo: Jim Elliott)
FSU Libraries honored library faculty and staff this week at the University Libraries’ Annual Faculty and Staff Recognition Reception.
FSU Libraries' Digital Research and Scholarship Team is ready to assist FSU faculty, grad students, and researchers with new funder access policies and data management plans.
FSU Libraries stand ready to assist FSU faculty, grad students, and researchers with new funder policies and requirements.
With its eleventh annual competition now complete, the Florida Book Awards has announced winners for books published in 2016. More than 200 eligible publications were submitted across the ten categories of competition.
Now in its fifth year, the FSU Libraries’ popular Business Research 101 Workshops (BR101) will return, starting on February 7. The workshops are designed to teach students and faculty effective strategies and tactics of business research using the print and electronic resources provided by Florida State University. These free workshops examine research topics including company and industry research, ideation, marketing research, and job searches.
FSU Libraries are currently taking applications for new Alternative Textbook Grants to support FSU faculty in replacing commercial textbooks with open source alternatives to be made available to students at no cost.
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