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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…

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…

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. Tim Lawrence Papers, 1974-2019 Project files, photographs, artwork, A/V, movie and television props, and other files documenting the life and career of makeup and special effects artist,…