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An image Dr. John Ogden on a sail boat which is now in the USF Digital Libraries Collection.

Coral Reef Changes Documented in New USF Libraries Digital Collection

Forty years of coral reef research is now available to USF students and scientists worldwide. Integrative Biology Professor Emeritus John Ogden, PhD, donated thousands of photos from his research on tropical coastal marine ecosystems along with their accompanying journal publications, maps, data and field diaries.

March 23, 2020University News

USF graduate student Kyutae Ahn looking at data maps of homes in the Bahamas

Developing Digital Tools to Help Hurricane Dorian Recovery Efforts

Just days after Hurricane Dorian devastated the Bahamas, researchers at the University of South Florida were working to develop digital tools to aid in the recovery efforts across some of the hardest hit areas.

September 25, 2019Research and Innovation

A digital recreation of Launch Complex 34 at Cape Canaveral

Legacy of Apollo Mission Preserved with Help from USF Scientists

As the world celebrates the 50th anniversary of the Apollo 11 moon landing, National Public Radio’s Science Friday is highlighting imperiled space heritage and the research being done to save these significant sites. USF's Lori Collins, PhD, is featured for her team's work digitally preserving NASA's Launch Complex 34.

July 18, 2019University News

USF President Judy Genshaft

Preeminent and Proud: An Oral History with Dr. Judy Genshaft

It’s been just over 19 years since Dr. Judy Genshaft was announced as the System President of the University of South Florida on March 10, 1999. To commemorate her almost-two decades of service, the USF Libraries’ Andy Huse, Associate Librarian in Special Collections, sat with President Genshaft to record her final oral history on May 22, 2019.

June 28, 2019University News

A 3D pointcloud of the pedestal stand shown in closeup perspective

Preserving Heritage & Providing Open Access: A New Partnership in Preservation Brings 3D Leaders Together

The USF Libraries’ Digital Heritage and Humanities Collections strengthens their leadership in 3D historical preservation worldwide through a new partnership program.

April 18, 2019Research and Innovation

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

USF Libraries Copyright and Intellectual Property Librarian Awarded Prestigious Publication Award

LeEtta Schmidt has been awarded the first-ever RUSA STARS Publication Recognition Award for her co-authorship about sharing digital collections and content.

March 18, 2019Honors and Awards

Digital rendering of Cape Canaveral

Preserving Florida’s Space History

Five-year Cape Canaveral project helps build educational opportunities for students across the state

February 11, 2019

University of South Florida: A Preeminent Research University

Provocative Cat Statuette Forges New USF-Smithsonian Partnership

The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History is working in collaboration with the University of South Florida Library to digitize and virtually display a famous artifact seldom seen outside museum curation.provo

October 29, 2018Research and Innovation

USF Libraries Dean Todd Chavez (right), Assistant Dean Carol Ann Davis (center) and Associate Dean Tom Cetwinski (left), outside the USF Library.

The Evolution of USF Libraries

The library rethinks the ‘traditional service model’ to better serve students, researchers, faculty and staff.

October 23, 2018Campus Life

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