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Application Developer wins Superior Accomplishment Award

Dustin Durden, Senior Application Developer for the Digital Libraries, won a Division 3 Superior Accomplishment Award this spring. Durden leads the team supporting UF-hosted digital libraries (e.g., the UF Digital Collections, Digital Library of the Caribbean, and the Florida Digital Newspapers Library), leads activities related to…

Fall Fest 2023 Garners Over 650 Visitors

This past week we had another successful Fall Fest! We want to thank all the students and staff who came out to celebrate with us. We also want to thank the volunteers who are the backbone of the fest and make it a great event. The theme this year was "Libraries give you Superpowers!" With over 650 people participating in the event this year, we hope to bring even more out next year.

Libraries Celebrate Homecoming with 100 Years of Traditions Float

On Homecoming Friday, Dean of University Libraries, Judy Russell, rode the one-mile route down 13th Street to University Avenue on a float covered with gators dressed up from different decades. This year’s Homecoming theme, 100 Years of Traditions, was near-perfect timing for the Smathers Libraries, whose first branch was established…