May 24, 2022

University of Florida Libraries Receive $265,000 National Endowment for the Humanities Grant to Build Online Collection

From the University of Florida: To prepare for the 450th anniversary of the founding of St. Augustine in 2015, the University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries has been awarded $265,000 to build an online collection of hidden and fragile resources related to colonial St. Augustine. [Clip] The “Unearthing St. Augustine” grant, led by project […]

Academic Libraries: Library Without Books is on University of Florida 'Wish List'

From The Gainesville Sun: When students walk by Newell Hall, they see a historic building. But University of Florida faculty and library administrators hope that building with such a rich past will be cutting edge: UF’s first library without books. The library project was originally introduced by UF President Bernie Machen in August 2009, said […]