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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…

Smathers Libraries partner with Georgia for U.S. government library collections

The University of Florida and University of Georgia might be rivals on the football field, but they are partners in providing public access to government information. The U.S. Government Publishing Office has designated the George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida and the University of Georgia Libraries as…

Library West adds Extended Hours for Fall Semester

Beginning 11/01, 2020, Library West will extend its hours for Fall semester: Sun: 12pm-6pm Mon–Thurs: 8am-10pm Fri: 8am-5pm Sat: Closed For all library hours, please visit https://ufl.libcal.com/hours/…

Source magazine fall issue 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. Read the latest…

Two UF Librarians Named to Project Team for Michigan State Grant Award

‘Emergency Response Archive of Puerto Rico’ highlights community knowledge production in post-María Puerto Rico The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation has awarded Michigan State University a grant of $325,000 to support the first phase of the “Emergency Response Archive of Puerto Rico”, a digital open access repository of Puerto Rican artifacts…