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Practicing Kindness in Crisis (PKIC)

With the pandemic and the move to remote work, the Digital Partnerships & Strategies Department, DEI Librarian, and LibraryPress@UF collaborated to create the “Practicing Kindness in Crisis” series which
offers multiple ways for Smathers Libraries personnel to share what makes them a “whole person.” We’ll have more to share on this important series soon, with several presentations and publications in process.

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Webinar: A special conversation on the history and fight against polio from a child’s perspective, Nov. 6, 1:45-3pm

Webinar on November 6, 2020: a special conversation on the history and fight against polio from a child’s perspective

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Textbook and TEDxUF

Impact of Materials on Society: the class, the TED talk, the Open Access textbook.

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Next Issue of SOURCE: Our Call for Pitches

We’re preparing for our next issue of SOURCE, including a special issue or featured series on our destination spaces and places in the Libraries!

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Florida Online Journals: Current

The International FLAIRS Conference Proceedings

A behind-the-scenes look at the Libraries

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LibraryPress@UF, “My Scrapbook of My Illness with Polio”

In early 2020, the LibraryPress@UF published My Scrapbook of My Illness with Polio by Edna Black and Lassie G. Black, with contributing editor Nina Stoyan-Rosenzweig, and designer Tracy MacKay-Ratliff. The book is available as Open Access online and in print.

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LibraryPress@UF wins LoPresti Award for publication

LibraryPress@UF has been awarded the 2019 LoPresti Award by the Southeast Chapter of the Art Libraries Society of North America for the publication Madagascar from A to Z in the Children’s Book category.

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Inspired by Cuba: A Survey of Cuba-themed Ceramics

Recounted in the form of a journal, this story shows how Americans in the 1940s understood and treated polio.