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USF library preserving early Audubon records

“Documents detailing the protection of wading birds before the establishment of Everglades National Park are being digitized at the University of South Florida. Thousands of game warden records from Audubon Florida’s Tavernier Science Center have been delivered to the USF library’s Florida Studies Collection.” (via AP)

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USF students protest library hours cutback with overnight ‘sit-out’

Library hours cut as university spending shrinks

“While more than 1,000 students have signed online petitions and liked Facebook pages, calling for the restoration of the USF Tampa Library hours to its 24/5 schedule, different departments across the university are discussing who should pay for the additional funds it takes to keep the Library open in a time of financial shrinking. The Library’s reduced hours, now open from 7:30 a.m. until midnight on Mondays through Thursdays and until 6 p.m. on Fridays, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturdays and from noon to midnight on Sundays, are part of the financial belt-tightening students will begin to feel as the university embarks on its plans to become more financially sound.” (via University of South Florida)

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