About Scholars Commons
The Scholars Commons, located on the lower level of Strozier Library, offers resources to facilitate study and research by faculty and graduate students. Highlights of our spaces and services include:
- Robert Bradley Reading Room
- Technology-enabled study and conference rooms
- Graduate Computer Lab
- Research collections
- Research consultation with a liaison librarian
- Graduate Writing Center Hours
- Statistics Consulting Hours
Scholars Commons Featured Events
The Savvy Researcher: Boot Camp for the Humanities
Friday, January 27, 10:00 am-3:00 pm Strozier Library, Scholars Commons Instruction Room (005A)
A half-day workshop for graduate students and other advanced researchers in the arts and humanities.
Attending all day? Register for the entire workshop. Just attending a few sessions? Register for those sessions.
Read All About It: Newspapers in the 18th-20th c
Starting in the 18th century, newspapers, magazines and other periodicals became an important source of news and entertainment. This session will feature some of the key FSU resources for major and lesser-known periodicals in the 18th-20th centuries. Included are papers newly available through ProQuest's Historical Newspapers database..
Picture That: A Tutorial for Finding and Using Digital Images in the Humanities
This session is for users interested in the how to's of image databases and navigating online museum collections. Artstor will be the main platform demonstrated but other resources presented will showcase open access and non-western digital material.
--Brown Bag Lunch Break--
Beyond the West: An Introduction to Non-Western Resources
This session will introduce students to key resources for the study of languages and cultures of Africa, Asia, Eastern Europe, and Latin America. No foreign language skills are required.
Effective Research in Special Collections and Archives FSU Libraries
Special Collections and Archives faculty will offer expert guidance in using special collections materials at Florida State University and elsewhere. Learn how to locate and evaluate rare books and archival collections relevant to your research, how to request and access materials remotely, how to plan a visit to a repository, and what to expect when you get there.