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Florida State University Libraries debuts new digital project hosting service

Florida State University Libraries announces the launch of CreateFSU, a new web-hosting service for digital research projects. CreateFSU allows faculty, students and staff to host and publish websites related to their digital research and pedagogy projects using cutting-edge and industry-standard web publishing tools. Created to supplement FSU’s existing web-hosting services for faculty, students and departments, […]

Florida Book Awards announces 2021 competition and new Gerald Ensley Award for Developing Writers

The Florida Book Awards announces its 2021 competition for the best Florida literature and a new award, The Gerald Ensley Award for Developing Writers. Established in 2006, the Florida Book Awards has grown to include awards in 11 categories of books, plus a new award established in honor of the late journalist Gerald Ensley, who […]

FSU Libraries unveils newly renovated Strozier Library floor

When the fall semester kicked off last month, FSU Libraries revealed some exciting new renovations on the second floor of Strozier Library, creating an ideal environment to foster student success. FSU Libraries and FSU Facilities worked together to design an updated space with an open floor plan, new desks, seating, flooring and enhanced directional signage. […]

FSU Libraries chosen to participate in OpenStax’s Institutional Partner Program

Florida State University Libraries will expand its efforts to increase awareness for the textbook affordability movement and promote the adoption of open educational resources (OER) through a new partnership with OpenStax. FSU is one of 12 universities that’s been chosen to participate in the 2021-2022 OpenStax Institutional Partner Program. As a participant in the network’s […]

Faculty honored for publications digitally during FSU Authors Day 2020

Every year, Florida State University Libraries and the Office of Faculty Development and Advancement host FSU Authors Day to celebrate published accomplishments by FSU faculty and staff. This year, due to the pandemic, authors were honored digitally in lieu of an annual reception. A full list of FSU authors’ works is available at https://fsulib.com/fsu-authors-day-2020-2/. “The […]

Florida State University Libraries debuts new open access publishing program

Florida State University Libraries is launching FSU’s first open-access publishing program. Florida State Open Publishing (FSOP) provides the university’s faculty, students and staff with the digital publishing tools and support needed to produce peer-reviewed, open scholarly publications, educational resources and other digital research outputs. Created to address gaps in traditional scholarly publishing, FSOP aims to […]

FSU Libraries becomes a virtual hub for remote learning

Florida State University Libraries provides a space where the university community gathers to study, access research materials and collaborate. Now, with classes being taught remotely through the end of the summer due to the COVID-19 pandemic, that central hub has become a virtual focal point and resource. While its physical locations are currently closed, FSU […]

Florida State University celebrates newly tenured faculty through library endowment book collection

Florida State University Libraries, the Office of Faculty Development and Advancement, and the Office of the President honored newly tenured faculty through the Celebration of Newly Tenured Faculty and Showcase of the Library Endowment Book Collection. Each of the 54 faculty members — the most awarded tenure during any academic year to date — picked […]

FSU exhibit celebrating 50th anniversary of Earth Day goes virtual

April 22 marks the 50th anniversary of Earth Day and to commemorate the occasion, Sustainable Campus and Florida State University Libraries’ Special Collections have partnered on an online, virtual exhibit.   Organizers took a local perspective with the curated collection by highlighting the history of Earth Day at FSU and the greater Tallahassee area and celebrating alumni who have made significant, positive impacts on the environment.    Titled “Earth Day 50: […]

FSU Libraries announces winner of Alumni Award for Distinguished Writing

Branko Milanovic, a Serbian-American economist best known for his work on income distribution and inequality, has been selected as the recipient of this year’s Alumni Award for Distinguished Writing. Milanovic will receive the award from Florida State University Libraries in conjunction with delivering the College of Social Sciences and Public Policy’s Broad Lecture on International […]

2019 Florida Book Awards winners announced

With its 14th annual competition now complete, the Florida Book Awards has announced winners for books published in 2019. More than 175 eligible publications were submitted across the 11 categories of competition. The Florida Book Awards, coordinated by the Florida State University Libraries, is the nation’s most comprehensive state book awards program. It was established […]