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Special Projects

African American Studies: 50 Years at the University of Florida

African American Studies: 50 Years at the University of Florida provides an impactful overview of African American Studies; documents the research of Black faculty at UF; examines how African American Studies encourages community engagement and service; contains testimonies from community elders; and includes reflections by and about prominent UF alumni such as Judge Stephan…

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B is for Baldwin: An Alphabet Tour of the Baldwin Library

The Baldwin Library of Historical Children’s Literature, part of the Special and Area Studies collection in Smathers Library at the University of Florida holds over 120,000 volumes published in Great Britain and the United States from the mid-1600s to the current moment. In addition to containing many rare and colorful books, it serves as…

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Camping in the Jungle

Often heralded as the “gateway to the world,” the Panama Canal connects the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, merging water, commerce, and culture. Yet its surrounding area, the Panama Canal Zone, was a world unto itself. The Zone was controlled by the United States from 1903 to 1979, with many Canal Zone residents viewing themselves…

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Islam Burkina Faso Collection

Launched in 2021 by Frédérick Madore, the Islam Burkina Faso Collection is an open access digital database containing over 2,600 archival documents, newspaper articles, Islamic publications of various forms, and photographs on Islam and Muslims in Burkina Faso. The site also indexes over 215 bibliographical references of books, book chapters, journal articles, dissertations, theses, and reports on the topic.
In addition to the metadata attribution, optical…

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Photo-Reporter: The Martin Harris Collection Exhibition

Curated by Jim Liversidge, the Martin Harris Collection Exhibition centers around Martin Harris’s iconic photography and portraiture from the mid-20th century. Martin Harris was a photographer from the 1930s through the late 1960s who witnessed the history and culture of the mid-20th century.

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Ten Millionth Item of the University of Florida Digital Collections

The ten millionth digital page at the University of Florida Digital Collections comes from a very rare pamphlet, Martí y Las Discriminaciones Raciales (Martí and Racial Discrimination), produced in 1953 to celebrate José Martí’s (1853-1895) racial tolerance and as part of a wider celebration of Cuba’s national hero, 100 years after his birth. This…

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The Presidents of the University of Florida

This collection includes portraits and biographies for each university president, beginning with President W. Kent Fuchs and ending with President Andrew Sledd. It was a gift from the George A. Smathers Libraries to commemorate the inauguration of President W. Kent Fuchs.

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Open Educational Resources


Published By and From the LibraryPress@UF

Practicing Kindness in Crisis

Practicing Kindness in Crisis (2020)This guide is published by and from the LibraryPress@UF. ByPerry Collins; Twanna Hodge; Tracy MacKay-Ratliff; Chelsea Johnston; Laurie Taylor; Joanne Endorf; Katie Smith; Christy Shorey; Ken Solomon; Sara Gonzalez; Stephanie Birch; Lisa Campbell; and Laura Spears.Sharing what makes us wholeTitles published by and from the LibraryPress@UF recognize that keeping with practices…

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Promoting DEI Publishing Practices

Promoting Diverse, Equitable, & Inclusive Publishing Practices at the University of Florida (2021)This guide is published by and from the LibraryPress@UF. By Perry Collins; Chelsea Johnston; Haradja Torrens; and Suzanne Stapleton.Titles published by and from the LibraryPress@UF recognize that keeping with practices for specialized presses means that the scope of work includes promulgating best practices…

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Florida and the Caribbean Open Books

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