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Recently Processed, Expanded or Revised Collections

The following collections in the Special and Area Studies Department have been recently processed, expanded or revised at the University of Florida. University of Florida IFAS Research Records, 1989-2005 (significantly expanded and newly revised finding aid) Series 90 contains the administrative records of the University of Florida Dean…

Smathers Libraries and Partners Awarded Grant to Document Experiences of Farmworker Communities

The George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida, in collaboration with the University of Miami (UM) Libraries, the Farmworker Association of Florida, and the Rural Women’s Health Project, will design, plan, and document partnerships between academic libraries and community-based organizations that identify collaborative practices and strategies to document…

Coffey Residency Artist for 2022: Sauda Mitchell

The Special and Area Studies Collections at the George A. Smathers Libraries announce the Coffey Residency Artist for 2022: Sauda Mitchell. Mitchell is an American printmaker, archivist, and educator from Winston-Salem, North Carolina. She holds an associate of arts in Elementary Education from the University of Phoenix, a bachelor of…

Spring 2022 SOURCE magazine now available

SOURCE offers the reader an opportunity to view remarkable materials from our collections, learn about our innovative research and collaborations both in the Libraries and with other colleagues throughout the University and beyond, and explore highlights of exceptional faculty and student services provided by the Smathers Libraries. For older…

Recently Processed, Expanded or Revised Collections

The following collections in the Special and Area Studies Department have been recently processed, expanded or revised at the University of Florida. Joe Browder Papers, 1950-2010 Research reports, correspondence, memoranda, campaign material, and ephemera from Joe Browder, an American environmental activist who spearheaded ongoing efforts to save the Florida…

Access to Scopus database now available at UF

The George A. Smathers Libraries announce access to the Scopus database. Scopus is a multidisciplinary abstract and citation database with a powerful search interface. In addition to records of over 84 million scholarly publications, it also includes author and institutional profiles. COMING SOON! Your librarians will be creating UF…

Recently Processed, Expanded or Revised Collections

The following collections in the Special and Area Studies Department have been recently processed, expanded or revised at the University of Florida. Levy County Photo Album, 1910-1919 Photo Album containing 47 photographs of Levy County, Florida. Most photos are of Cedar Keys. James S. Haskins Papers, 1920s-2018 (Bulk:…

Black History Month at the George A. Smathers Libraries

The following online exhibitions and books displays in various library locations are featured during Black History Month at the Libraries. Featured online exhibitions Black Thursday: UF’s Black Campus Movement Black Educators: Florida’s Secret Social Justice Advocates 1920-1960 African American Extension Extension Agents in Florida *Marston Science Library…

Emilio Cueto Sends Us to Cuba by Mail

Under the title Delivering Cuba Through The Mail: Cuba’s Presence in Non-Cuban Postage Stamps and Envelopes, edited by the Library Press of the prestigious University of Florida (UF), Emilio Cueto has just published a unique book. Cueto, a lawyer and independent researcher, has dedicated his life to collecting and studying…