Hello and welcome to Gleeson Library | Geschke Center!
Whether you're in the building or online, the library is your place to conduct research or read and relax.
On this guide you'll find links to some of our services and important things to know about the library. .
Gleeson Library Resources & Services
Borrowing, Renewing and Returning Library Materials
Study Areas and Rooms in Gleeson Library
ITS Help Desk and Student Technology Guide
International Student and Scholar Services
USF International Student Association (ISA) on Facebook
The Learning, Writing, and Speaking Centers
Academic English Support (AES) in The Learning Center
USF Food Pantry & Food Insecurity Resources
Research and Writing Guides
Academic English for Multilingual Students
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Finding Scholarly Articles
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Identifying Primary and Secondary Research Articles
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Videos and Streaming Media Collections
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Take a break from studying with some fun things from the library's collections.
- Grow a garden on your windowsill with seeds you can get from the USF Seed Library.
- Express yourself! Make a zine with a do-it-yourself Zine Kit from the Gleeson Zine Library.
- Take a break with a game or a puzzle! Ask for them at the Access Services Desk.
- Watch a movie from the library's video collections, with hundreds of streaming titles and DVDs.
- Explore our rare books. printing and graphic arts, and other special collections in the Rare Book Room or online.
News from home
- Access World NewsThrough nearly 7000 news sources, find diverse global, local, regional, and national perspectives on topics related to controversial issues, the environment, health, education, science, the arts, literature, business, economics, criminal justice, and more.
Free online newspapers and radio from around the world
Onmiglot - news in many languages
Online Newspapers - links to free international newspaper websites
Radio Garden - spin the globe and find live radio
World Radio Map - map with links to thousands of stations around the world
- Translations of Terms for Multilingual Library Users -library terms are translated into Chinese, Korean, Japanese, French, Spanish, Arabic, and Vietnamese
- Definitions of Library Terms in English
Language Translation Tools
- Babel Fish Translator
- Google Translate
- Internet Public Library Dictionaries - free English and non-English dictionaries, translation dictionaries, and specialized glossaries
- Multilingual Pages - useful phrases, songs, stories in many languages