Monthly Archives: January 2009

Someday you may grow weary of reading

When that day comes you can turn to this post for some ideas about what to do with all those books. I’m particularly fond of the work of Cara Barer. Advertisements

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Thanks

Thanks to everyone who has visited so far, and especial thanks to those who have shown an interest in blogging here. If YOU are interested please send me an email, or leave a message in the comments. Blogging participation is … Continue reading

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Brown Bag – February 4

The USF SLIS Student Organizations are initiating a regular “brown bag” meeting this semester. A brown bag is an informal colloquium held at lunchtime where students can meet with each other to discuss research and librarianship. We will also be … Continue reading

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Obama also wants your library records

Now that the hangover is starting to fade we’re reminded that there is still plenty of work to do. “President-elect Barack Obama’s nominee for attorney general has endorsed an extension of the law that allows federal agents to demand Americans’ … Continue reading

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Oldest library in America about to be shut down

“The Darby Free Library, which was founded in 1743 and is believed to be the oldest continuously operating public library in America, will be forced to close its doors at year’s end if somebody doesn’t write a big check or … Continue reading

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Tampa Librarian Retires

Off the Shelf has a nice post about the retirement of Florida Special Collections librarian Paul Camp. Tampa Library Staff Bids a Fond Farewell to Paul Camp “In addition to his impressive publications and creative podcasts, Paul Camp’s exhibits in … Continue reading

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Guest Speaker – Michael Buckland

USF School of Library and Information Science and USF University Libraries jointly present: Dr. Michael K. Buckland, Professor Emeritus, School of Information, University of California at Berkeley on February 3, 2009, 3:30-5:30 p.m. in CIS Room 1048. Title: “Moving the … Continue reading

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Monday, Feb. 23

Students are asked to attend the meeting with the accreditation board this February 23. I think the time is 3:30, but we’ll send out an official time and place soon.

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Check out the new SLIS blog

Here’s the new SLIS blog.

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Faculty Council Meetings

Are there student representatives at the Faculty Council meetings?

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