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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…

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…

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…

Dean’s Message – 05/10/22

Welcome to the University of Florida and to the George A. Smathers Libraries! We are happy to see you on campus and online. Based on university guidelines, face coverings are welcome for students, faculty, staff and guests inside all library facilities, including the Health Science Center Libraries. Masks…

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…

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…

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…