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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…

RefWorks Migration

The University of Florida’s access to RefWorks, including the legacy and “new” platforms, will end on December 31, 2020, and users with active RefWorks accounts must migrate their citations to a new citation management software before this date. Several alternative citation management tools are available at no charge, such as…

Recently Processed, Expanded or Revised Collections

The following collections have been recently processed, expanded, or revised at the George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of Florida. Latina Women’s League Records  /  Documentos de la Liga de Mujeres Latinas, 2005-2019 Correspondence, meeting agendas, reports, event programs, and posters of the Latina Women’s…

Campus memorial artifacts to be preserved in University Archives

George Floyd and Black Lives Matter memorials at 13th Street and University Avenue and at 34th Street are being documented by a small, dedicated team led by Sarah Coates, University Archives Associate, and Stephanie Birch, African American Studies Librarian, at the George A. Smathers Libraries at the University of…

Working Toward Justice and an End to Racism

Message from the Dean of University Libraries We have spent the past week thinking about the murder of George Floyd and the devastating impact this has had on those who knew and loved him — and on those of us who did not know him. We are shocked, angered and…

Dean’s message – May 2020

The uncertainty surrounding the coronavirus has all of us adjusting to new realities and keeping up with rapidly evolving information is challenging for all of us — but we are delighted that Smathers Libraries buildings are open and we welcome new and returning students, faculty and staff! You can check…