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New Library System Coming Soon to the UF Libraries!

On July 13, 2021, all Florida public colleges and universities will be upgrading our core library platform to the Alma and Primo VE library systems. This next-generation integrated library system (ILS) leverages cloud-based services and offers a responsive, scalable web and mobile design. This upgrade will expand access to materials and improve…

The new SOURCE magazine is now released!

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.

Virgin Islands newspapers featured in Chronicling America blog post

In a recent blog post, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) Program Officer Hadassah St. Hubert is joined by National Digital Newspaper Program partners Melissa Jerome, Project Coordinator for the US Caribbean & Ethnic Florida Digital Newspaper Project at the George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida,…

New Finding Aids Website for Florida Archival & Manuscripts

The Special and Area Studies Department announces the release of a new University of Florida Archival & Manuscripts Finding Aids website at https://findingaids.uflib.ufl.edu/. This new website will replace the older finding aid website with a system based on ArchivesSpace. ArchivesSpace is the leading archival content management system in…

UF Named to Receive Funding for Native American Oral History Collections

The Doris Duke Charitable Foundation (DDCF) today announced more than $1.6 million in grants to launch the Doris Duke Native Oral History Revitalization Project, an initiative to increase access to, use of, and visibility of the Doris Duke Native American Oral History Collections. Seven universities have received a collective…

Dr. Patricia Hilliard-Nunn Black Film & Film Literature Collection

The George A. Smathers Libraries are dedicating a legacy collection of Black film & film literature to memory of the late Dr. Patricia Hilliard-Nunn. Dr. Hilliard-Nunn was a beloved educator and activist who dedicated many years to the UF African American Studies Program as an adjunct associate professor.  She…

Recently Processed, Expanded or Revised Collections

Below are collections that have been recently processed, expanded, or revised at the George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida.Hughes, Paul A.: Collection of Caribbean Stereographs  / Guía de la Colección de Fotografías Estereográficas del Caribe por Paul A. Hughes, 1898-1908 (significantly expanded and newly…