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UF Digital Collections Reach New Milestone with 1 million Items

The George A. Smathers Libraries have digitized materials held at UF and with partners for preservation and access for over 20 years, providing free and global access through the University of Florida Digital Collections (https://ufdc.ufl.edu/). Over the years, we have celebrated the vast array of materials we share in…

Cyberbullying and Digital Safety: Applying Global Research to Youth in India

LibraryPress@UF announces a new digital publication that is available for free download. Authors: Drishti Sharma; Krista Mehari; Jennifer Doty; Nandini Sharma; and Pamela Wisniewski Cyberbullying and Digital Safety: Applying Global Research to Youth in India builds capacity for cyberbullying research and prevention in India. The book synthesizes global scientific…

UF Receives $2M Grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation

The grant will strengthen and sustain the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC) The George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida announced today that The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded a four-year, $2,000,000 grant: Revitalizing the Digital Library of the Caribbean (dLOC). dLOC is a…

Early State Records of Florida Now Freely Available Online

The George A. Smathers Libraries announce that the public now has free access to early state records of Florida, hosted as a collection in the University of Florida Digital Collections (https://ufdc.ufl.edu/collections/efp/). This online resource is a digital and searchable version of records put on microfilm by the Library of…

Levy County Journal now digitized

The Digital Support Services and Conservation and Preservation departments of the George A. Smathers Libraries announce the addition of an extensive run of the Levy County Journal (1928-2016) to the Florida Digital Newspaper Library (FDNL) (https://ufdc.ufl.edu/fdnl1).  Thanks to a generous donation of papers by the family of the paper’s…

Making Florida Newspaper Collections Accessible

The George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida, has added 200,000 digitized pages of historic Florida newspapers to the freely available in the Florida Digital Newspaper Library (FDNL). The project, “Making Florida Newspaper Collections Accessible,” was completed with $53,040 in Library Services and Technology Act funding from the…

Recently Processed, Expanded or Revised Collections (May 2021)

Collections that have been recently processed, expanded, or revised at the George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida. Ernesto Chavez Collection  / Guía de la Colección de Ernesto Chávez, 1887-2018 (Bulk 1960-2014) (significantly expanded and newly revised finding aid)Ernesto Chávez Álvarez (b. 1942) is a…