We’ve all been working hard all year, and it’s time for us all to take a break before starting our new jobs or a new semester of classes. For some of us, that break may mean resting and enjoying family or traveling and acquiring new skills. But either way, there’s always room for a good... Continue Reading →
13 Books to Read in Celebration of Asian American and Pacific Islander Heritage Month 2023
Happy Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) Heritage Month! May marks the official celebration of Asians and Pacific Islanders in the United States.
International Day of Families
What is family? The World Summit for Social Development defines family as “the basic unit of all society”. In modern times most would agree that family comes in many different forms, the family we are born into, the family we choose, large, small, traditional, non- traditional and beyond. However, it has not always been that... Continue Reading →
National Stuttering Awareness Week
By Katie Kimberly, Technical Support Analyst, FSU Libraries I started stuttering at the age of four years old. Throughout my childhood, I was consistently bullied because of my stutter, which made me speak differently from my peers at school. To express myself and cope with the challenges, I turned to art as a means of... Continue Reading →
The Sleep-Productivity Paradox: Why Skipping Zzz’s Could be Ruining Your Day
Did you know that May is Mental Health Awareness Month? In honor of this important occasion, we're tackling a topic that's often overlooked but crucial to our emotional well-being: sleep.
2023 Research Data Access & Preservation (RDAP) Virtual Summit Reflections
The Research Data Access and Preservation (RDAP) Summit is an annual conference focusing on management, access, and preservation of research data that brings together professionals and students from various fields such as library science, data management, and research data specialists. As a graduate assistant, I was lucky enough to have FSU Libraries sponsor my registration... Continue Reading →
FSU Libraries names new Associate Dean of Technology and Digital Scholarship
Florida State University Libraries has named Debra Hanken Kurtz as its new associate dean of technology and digital scholarship. Kurtz comes to Florida State from Arizona State University (ASU), where she served most recently in the role of Director of Data Governance. She succeeds Jean Phillips, who has retired after ten years of service as associate... Continue Reading →
Visit to the FSU Florence Study Center
In January, Visual and Performing Arts Librarian Leah Sherman visited the FSU Florence Study Center. Read about her visit here!
Where the Characters from Mean Girls Would Study for Finals
This finals week, FSU Libraries are taking it back to the 2000's with the iconic movie, Mean Girls. We've compiled a list of our favorite spots on campus where we think the characters from Mean Girls would study! We've got the rooms and resources to get you started on a totally fetch finals week.
A Primer on Machine Learning and Artificial Intelligence
FSU Libraries Data Fellows provide a primer on machine learning and artificial intelligence!