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News from the SOURCE

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News from the SOURCE
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Hood, Barbara
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newsletter

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News from the SOURCE is published semi-annually and distributed for friends of the libraries and selected institutions.
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F en-USOR FRIENDS OF THE UNIVERSITY OF FLORIDA GEORGE A. SMATHERS LIBRARIESen-USIntroducing SOURCE magazine and rebranding of Chapter One SPRING 2018 en-USTen-UShe Libraries introduce a new en-US electronic journal, SOURCE: en-US The Magazine of the en-US University of Florida George A. en-US Smathers Librariesen-US Published by en-US LibraryPress@UF, this will be an en-US open access journal, distributed en-US primarily in electronic format en-US twice a year, although a limited en-US number of print copies may be en-US distributed.en-US SOURCE will complement, not en-US replace, Chapter One, which has en-US been renamed NEWS FROM THE en-US SOURCE to become the sister en-US publication to SOURCE.en-US The intention is for the SOURCE en-US magazine to provide more in-en-US depth information than the en-US newsletter is able to accommodate. en-US The inaugural issue is planned en-US for early Fall 2018 and will feature en-US five articles, with each including en-US a variety of images as well as the narrative.   en-USReaders who receive this news-en-US letter will automatically receive en-US the SOURCE digital magazine if en-US your email address is on file. If en-US you are uncertain if we have it, en-US please send your name and email en-US address to en-USrsvp@uflib.ufl.eduen-US SOURCE magazine en-USoffers an exclusive en-US view into the en-US remarkable materials, en-US exceptional student en-US and faculty services, en-US and innovative en-US research that is at the en-US heart of the University en-US of Florida George A. en-US Smathers Libraries. en-USFeatured articles in the inaugural issue of en-US en-US SOURCE magazine: Artist-made books from the Coffey Residency 35th anniv ersary of the Baldwin Library of Historical en-USChildrens Literature Digital newspaper project: Puerto Rico and Florida Makerspaces in libraries Graphic nov els use in medicine and wellness

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en-USCONTENTSen-US3 en-USMarston Science Library prints 3D en-US model of water treatment planten-US 4 en-USTreasures from the Libraries en-US Collectionsen-US 6 en-USStudent assistant scholarship en-US winners; Girl Scouts visit Special en-US Collectionsen-US 7 en-USArt Bash; In Memoriam: en-US HelenJane Armstrong; Library en-US Leadership Boards Roleen-US 8 en-USExhibits; Spotlight: April Hines,en-US en-US Journalism and Mass en-US Communications librarianen-US George A. Smathers Librariesen-USat the University of Floridaen-USArchitecture & Fine Arts Library en-US Education Libraryen-US Health Science Center Libraries en-US Library West (Humanities and Socialen-US Sciences)en-US Marston Science Library en-US en-US Smathers Libraryen-US Judith C. Russellen-US Dean of University Librariesen-US Brian W. Keithen-US Associate Dean for Administrative Services en-US and Faculty Affairsen-US Patrick J. Reakesen-US Associate Dean for Scholarly Resources en-US and Servicesen-US Ben F. Walkeren-US Associate Dean for Discovery, Digital Services en-US and Shared Collectionsen-US News from the SOURCEen-US is published semi-en-US annually and distributed to friends of the en-US libraries and selected institutions. Questions en-US and comments should be addressed to the en-US editor, Barbara Hood, at (352) 273-2505 or en-US bhood@ufl.edu.en-US cms.uflib.ufl.edu/giving/chap_oneen-USFrom the Dean of the Libraries Judith C. Russell en-USDean of Universityen-US Libraries NEWS FROM THE The Marston en-USScience en-US Librarys en-US third floor en-US has new en-US furniture en-US and added en-US electrical en-US outlets. In en-US addition, the en-US collections on en-US that floor were en-US rearranged en-US and some of the shelving removed en-US for a more open floor plan with en-US additional seating for 55 students.en-US The Education Library in Norman en-US Hall is undergoing major en-US renovations this spring and was en-US closed for the semester. It will en-US reopen during the summer. The en-US library has not been renovated en-US extensively for 38 years other than en-US adding four study rooms in the en-US summer of 2016. Improvements en-US to the space include new lighting, en-US furniture, carpets, computer lab, en-US more electrical outlets, two new en-US group study rooms and seating en-US for an additional 100 students. A en-US lactation room and two unisex ADA en-US restrooms were added as well as en-US an ADA service desk. en-US I encourage you to stop by these en-US libraries when on campus to see en-US the new features in person.en-US Changes are day-to-day en-US occurrences in academic libraries. en-US Whether it is new resource en-US formats, student study habits and en-US collaboration methods, furnishings, en-US hardware and software, or facilities en-US upgrades, we are in a constant en-US state of change to meet current en-US trends and anticipate future ones.en-US One exciting change will be the en-US launching of our new digital en-US magazine SOURCE. SOURCE en-US magazine will offer an exclusive en-US view into the remarkable materials, en-US exceptional student and faculty en-US services, and innovative research en-US that is at the heart of the George A. en-US Smathers Libraries. We hope you en-US will enjoy the new magazine and en-US we welcome your feedback.en-US Some of our most visible changes en-US this year have been renovations en-US to the Architecture and Fine Arts en-US Library, the third floor of the en-US Marston Science Library and the en-US Education Library.en-US The Architecture and Fine Arts en-US Library was renovated last fall and en-US has a redesigned service desk, en-US new office space, multi-purpose en-US special collections/conference/en-US instructional space, book display en-US fixture and exhibits vitrine, custom-en-US designed tables for public printing en-US equipment, a patron computing en-US cluster and updated technology en-US infrastructure. en-US The Smathers Libraries have a new Capital Campaign Prospectus. To see en-US what the Libraries goals are for the campaign visit en-UShttp://cms.uflib.ufl.en-US edu/Portals/giving/Smathers_campaign_prospectus.pdf 3 en-USWhen the Murphree Water en-US Treatment Plants (WTP) longtime en-US manager was about to retire, en-US en-US Gainesville Regional Utilities en-US (GRU) enlisted the help of the en-US Marston Science Librarys (MSL) en-US 3D printing lab to print an exact en-US replica of the WTP as a retirement en-US en-US to the library for printing, MSL 3D en-US printed the structures, and GRU en-US en-US model. en-US It took several weeks to print all en-US of the tanks, structures, buildings en-US and water tower. Producing an en-US entire layout of the WTP at one en-US time under a tight deadline was a en-US challenge. Sara Gonzalez, library en-US coordinator for 3D services, en-US relied on senior mechanical en-US engineering student, Austin en-US en-US en-US deliver this complex 3D printing en-US job. The 15 structures required en-US en-US more than 70 operating hours to en-US complete. en-US en-US buildings and structures to exactly en-US match the actual water plant en-US en-US color palate. This was a big en-US en-US hit thank you MSL for all en-US en-US your help, said Tim Ptak, en-US en-US P.E./Client Service en-US en-US Manager, CH2M.en-US As the sole source of en-US en-US drinking water for much en-US en-US of the Gainesville en-US en-US community and the surrounding en-US area, the Murphree WTP provides en-US up to 44 million gallons per day en-US of high quality drinking water to more than 65,000 customers.   The en-USplant has been recognized by en-US the American Water Works en-US Association as the Best Water en-US Treatment Plant in Florida. Marston Science Library prints 3D water treatment plant model en-USTOP: en-USArchitects rendering of the en-US Education Library 2nd floor.en-US RIGHT:en-US en-US AFA Library new conference/en-US instruction room.en-USBELOW:en-US Marston en-US Science Library 3rd floor new seating.

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TREASURES from the LI en-USNEWS FROM THE SOURCE 4 The Elegance of Science Contest art en-UScompetition emphasizes and facilitates en-US the link between artistic and scientific en-US perceptions of reality. Organized by en-US the Marston Science Library (Amy en-US Buhler) and the Florida Museum of en-US Natural History (Andrei Sourakov), en-US the contest is open to University of en-US Florida students, staff and faculty en-US who have created two-dimensional en-US images as part of their research, or en-US that incorporate scientific tools or en-US concepts. See all of the 2017 entries en-US here:en-US en-UShttps://www.floridamuseum.en-US ufl.edu/eos.en-USLEFT: HONORABLE MENTION: en-USMyrmecophily by Geena M. en-US Hillen-US Myrmecophily is a particular type of symbiosis en-US that occurs when ants are involved in symbiotic or en-US mutualistic relationships. WINNERS: TOP RIGHT: en-USOpposites Attract en-US by Jonathan Bremen-US er. These are a en-US tiny little-known subfamily of wasps en-US (Bethylidae: Pristocerinae).en-USRIGHT: en-USThe Developing Heart by en-US Deanna Bousalis. en-USThis is an image en-US of an embryonic mouse heart tissue en-US section using scanning electron en-US microscopy. BRARIES COLLECTIONS en-USNEWS FROM THE SOURCE TOP LEFT: en-USWinners: en-USBubblegum Heart by Deanna Bousalisen-US This is a section of embryonic en-US mouse heart tissue stained with antibodies specific to cell nuclei and the proteins en-US laminin and actinin. en-USTOP RIGHT: en-USMoth-erhood by Scott Cinelen-US This photo was taken in en-US August 2016 at the Wild Sumaco Research Station in the mountains of Ecuador while en-US on a specimen collecting trip. en-USBOTTOM LEFT: en-USFamily by Oliver Keller.en-US Many species in the en-US bess beetle family Passalidae exhibit subsocial behaviors in which they excavate tunnels en-US in rotten wood to raise their larvae. en-USBOTTOM RIGHT: en-USHonorable Mention: en-US Form, Function, en-US and Power by Christina A. Pacaen-US k. Mitochondria (blue) are the epitome of form and en-US function. The inner membrane structures are organized into parallel tracks and tight en-US curves designed to efficiently share resources needed for energy generation. en-US5

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en-USNEWS FROM THE SOURCE 6 en-USGirl Scouts learn about special collectionsen-USen-US of Special and Area Studies en-US Collections partnered with a en-US student group, the Gator Campus en-US Girl Scouts, to host a library tour en-US for local Girl Scouts. Following en-US an introduction to the collections en-US provided by Special Collections en-US staff, 23 Cadette, Senior and en-US Ambassador Girl Scouts, who en-US are in the sixth through twelfth en-US grades, viewed a display of library en-US materials selected by the curators. en-US Some of the most popular items en-US were Girl Scout handbooks en-US from the Baldwin Library and en-US Star Wars memorabilia from the en-US Popular Culture collections. en-US The girls, accompanied by en-US parents and troop leaders, en-US then visited different areas of en-US Smathers Library, including en-US the Grand Reading Room, the en-US Latin American and Caribbean en-US Collection and the Map and en-US Imagery Library. After the tour, en-US the girls sat down with the en-US en-US Gator Campus Girl Scouts for en-US crafts, participating in a book-en-US binding activity and making their en-US own bookmarks. At the end of en-US the event, each scout received a en-US fun patch to help her remember en-US her time in the library and fill the en-US back of her Girl Scout vest or sash.en-USBY BRIDGET BIHM-MANUEL Rutherford library student assistant scholarship winners en-USEach spring and fall semester student assistants working in the Libraries en-US en-US Assistant Scholarship. One $500 scholarship is awarded each semester. en-US Winners are chosen based on the essay that best responds to a question.en-US Laura Salinas Duran was awarded the fall 2017 student assistant en-US scholarship. Laura is a sociology, tourism and event management major en-US and works in the Marston Science Library. She came to UF from Fort en-US Myers, Florida. Applicants answered the question What technology en-US resources and mobile apps would you like to have available through UF en-US Libraries? An excerpt from her essay read: en-US Thankfully our UF libraries keep improving over the years. Over the en-US course of one year, being part of the Marston Science Library team I have en-US come to see quick implementations of technology and library resources. en-US However, there is always room for improvement; and I think that laptop en-US chargers, headphones, individual study rooms, and a simplified library en-US application would create a terrific impact in our libraries.en-US Harish Balaji was awarded the spring 2018 scholarship. He is a graduate en-US student in computer science and works in Special Collections in Smathers en-US Library. He received a bachelors degree in information technology from en-US Pondicherry University in 2016. Harishs essay read in part: en-US A mobile app would be a big boon to everyone at the University; en-US we could design an app that lets us browse through the topics, know en-US how many books are available, best reads, find other people with en-US similar interests, create reading groups and share the history and the en-US importance of each of the libraries in our campus. ABOVE: en-USVanessa Jewett, Laura Salinas en-US Duran and Patrick Reakes. en-USBELOW: en-USJohn Nemmers, Harish Balaji and en-US Judy Russell. NEWS FROM THE SOURCE 7 en-USThe Library Leadership Boards roleen-USAs we end another academic year, en-US the UF Foundation finds itself en-US in full swing of its Go Greater en-US capital campaign. With the recent en-US achievement of the University en-US of Florida becoming the first en-US Florida school to break into the en-US Top 10 of public universities en-US list in the 2018 US News and en-US World Report Best College en-US ranking #9, as well as achieving en-US several other Top 10 rankings en-US for individual departments, it is en-US an exciting time to be a Florida en-US Gator. These accomplishments en-US would be impossible without the en-US support of our students, parents, en-US administration, faculty and friends. en-US As the largest information en-US system in the state of Florida, en-US the Smathers Libraries provide en-US a vital role in the education of en-US our students. With six libraries en-US serving every college on campus, en-US 79 faculty and 179 professional en-US staff, and a vast and robust en-US print and digital collection, the en-US Libraries remain the heart of en-US the university. The Smathers en-US Libraries and the Library en-US Leadership Board (LLB) play en-US an active and integral role in en-US securing the funds needed to en-US supplement the annual budget. en-US The LLB relies on its donors and en-US friends to support the many en-US needed projects that provide for en-US a first class education for our en-US students. These include building en-US renovations and updates designed en-US to enhance the libraries academic en-US and student spaces including the en-US University Colonnade at Library en-US West, purchasing online journals en-US and other educational materials, en-US obtaining renowned collections en-US from multiple sources and en-US supporting student internships. en-US So how can you help? Consider en-US becoming a friend of the en-US Smathers libraries. Consider one en-US of our many naming opportunities en-US including the en-US Colonnade at en-US Library West, en-US en-US Suite and en-US the Grand en-US Reading en-US Room in the en-US Smathers en-US Library. To en-US give online, en-US see en-UShttps://en-US www.uff.ufl.edu/ufliben-US or print en-US and mail the form at en-UShttp://cms.en-US uflib.ufl.edu/Portals/giving/en-US Friends-form-2018.pdfen-US en-US The Libraries are essential to en-US the intellectual vitality of our en-US University and a major resource en-US for our students, state, nation and en-US world. With your help, we will en-US be able to do so much more than en-US what our state funding allows. en-US Please join us in going greater and en-US reaching our future goal of a Top en-US 5 public university. Steven Pliskow en-USPresident, Libraryen-US Leadership Boarden-USIN MEMORIAM: en en-US HelenJane Armstrong en-USen-US en-US University of Florida Map & Imagery Library in en-US 1973, passed away peacefully, surrounded by family en-US en-US over the next 33 years into the largest academic en-US map collection in the southeast and among the top en-US five academic map collections in the United States. en-US Focused on meeting the research needs of University en-US of Florida students and professors, she worked with en-US the departments on campus to acquire unique and en-US relevant materials. From modern satellite imagery en-US to historically significant antique maps, the Map & en-US Imagery Library collection was her pride and joy. en-US The Libraries celebrated her long and accomplished en-US career upon her retirement in 2006. Dr. Armstrong en-US enjoyed sharing her knowledge and experience with en-US classes and colleagues across the University.en-USArchitecture and Fine Arts Library en-US en-US hosts open house during ART BASHen-USNearly 450 people visited the Architecture and Fine en-US Arts Library on Friday, February 9 during the UF en-US School of Art + Art History Art Bash, the annual en-US celebration at the University of Florida. Art Bash en-US invites the UF and Gainesville communities to view en-US and interact with a variety of projects by students. en-US The library featured pop up exhibits for printmaking en-US and book arts and facilitated an interactive activity en-US asking participants, What inspires you?

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en-USGeorge A. Smathers Librariesen-US PO Box 117000en-US Gainesville FL 32611-7000en-USNON-PROFIT ORGen-US US POSTAGE PAIDen-US GAINESVILLE FLen-US PERMIT NO 94 en-USEXHIBITSen-USSMATHERS GALLERYen-USReimagining Greece and Romeen-US en-US Racism, Representation, en-US and Resistance in Childrens en-US Literatureen-US August 13 October 5, 2018en-US Black Educators: Floridas en-US Secret Social Justice Advocates, en-US 1920-1960en-US October 15 December 18, 2018en-USSMATHERS LOBBYen-USMosquito Borne Illnessesen-US September 4 December 15, 2018en-USSPOTLIGHT:en-US en-USApril Hines, journalism en-US and mass communications librarianen-USAs the journalism and mass communications en-US librarian April Hines connects students in the en-US en-US the information resources they need, and shows en-US them how to use those resources effectively. en-US Whether students need background information en-US for a story, business and consumer data or en-US statistics and scholarly research, April is always en-US ready to help.en-US She teaches specialized library instruction en-US sessions for courses in journalism, advertising, en-US public relations and telecommunication/en-US broadcasting. She holds weekly office hours en-US at the college where she conducts one-on-one en-US research consultations with students and en-US faculty.en-US April has taught research workshops for en-US student journalists and the student staff en-US members of the Agency the colleges public en-US relations and advertising firm. And if that isnt en-US enough, she serves as the faculty adviser for en-US the Libraries Student Ambassadors a student en-US group that assists the libraries with public relations en-US and marketing efforts such as Finals Support en-US Week and Blind Date with a Book; and she serves en-US as chair of the Library West Creative Team. Librarian April Hines, left, consults with graduate en-USstudent Evyn Moon (with time-out for a selfie).