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Florida State University publishes its first open-access digital textbook

The Florida State University Libraries’ Office of Digital Research and Scholarship is proud to announce the publishing of its first book-length publication, hosted by the Libraries’ open access publishing program. The digital publication, “Integrating Theory, Research, and Practice in Vocational Psychology: Current Status and Future Directions,” contains 20 peer-reviewed papers that examine the challenges and opportunities for integrating […]

2016 Florida Book Awards Winners Announced

With its 11th annual competition now complete, the Florida Book Awards has announced winners for books published in 2016. More than 200 eligible publications were submitted across the ten categories of competition. Coordinated by the Florida State University Libraries, the Florida Book Awards is the nation’s most comprehensive state book awards program. It was established […]

Fairy Tales and Fables: FSU celebrates storytelling at sixth annual Reading Marathon

The Florida State University community will come together for the sixth annual Reading Marathon to celebrate storytelling by reading aloud fables, fairy tales and myths continuously in a 24-hour time period. Volunteers are encouraged to participate in the marathon that begins 9 a.m. Wednesday, Feb. 15, and is expected to run until 10 a.m. Thursday, […]

Alternative textbook grants for faculty aim to reduce financial burden on students

FSU Libraries is currently taking applications for new Alternative Textbook Grants to support Florida State University faculty in replacing commercial textbooks with open source alternatives to be made available to students at no cost. Open textbooks are written by experts and peer-reviewed, just like commercial textbooks, but are published under open copyright licenses so that they […]

Newly renovated Strozier Library ready for finals week

As Florida State University students begin cramming for finals in the coming days, they can study in comfort of the newly renovated Robert Manning Strozier Library. The recently completed renovation project encompassed four floors and nearly 30,000 square feet of space. The improvements to the library’s annex, built in 1967, included new ceilings, paint, carpet, […]

FSU observes Open Access Week, celebrates a year of action

Florida State University and FSU Libraries are gearing up to observe Open Access Week, an international effort to educate students and faculty about the benefits of open access within the academic and research communities.  “Open in Action” will be the theme of this year’s Open Access Week, which runs from Monday, Oct. 24, through Friday, […]

Strozier honored with statue dedication

Robert Manning Strozier was remembered as a visionary leader who set Florida State University on track for greatness during a ceremony Thursday, Aug. 25, to dedicate a statue of his likeness. About 50 people attended the ceremony held on a steamy morning on the steps outside Strozier Library — also named in his honor — […]