libraries

FSU research guides nation’s libraries on serving students with autism

New research designed to help libraries better serve people with autism is making Florida State University a national leader in developing ways to connect with the growing population of students on the autism spectrum. The autism rate — estimated at one in 59 children, or 1.7 percent, according to the latest statistics from the U.S. […]

FSU to host symposium on Invisible Work in the Digital Humanities

Florida State University will host a two-day symposium on Invisible Work in the Digital Humanities (IWDH) on Nov. 17-18 at the Bradley Reading Room in Strozier Library.  The event will feature three keynote speakers, each a leading voice in digital humanities research, who will address several important issues facing the digital humanities as it matures, […]

FSU researchers win grant to better serve library patrons on the autism spectrum

Florida State University’s College of Communication and Information is spearheading Project A+ — research that aims to create strategies for academic librarians to serve patrons on the autism spectrum (ASD). The Institute of Museum and Library Services — the primary source of federal support for the nation’s 123,000 libraries and 35,000 museums — has awarded $400,000 to researchers from FSU’s […]