EBSCO databases down

The EBSCO databases are currently down for all users. EBSCO have told us they will remain that way for another two hours at least (until 4PM).

Some of our EBSCO databases include Academic Search Premier, Business Source Premier, Criminal Justice Abstracts, EconLit, Education Full Text, OmniFile Full Text Mega, one version each of ERIC and PsycINFO, among other.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

Open door seminar - APA Citation Formatting: How To Format Correctly

The Library holds open door, hands-on seminars on popular topics. These seminars are open to all students, faculty and staff; no registration required. The seminars are cancelled if no one is present 10 minutes after the hour.

Learn the basics of APA style citation formatting

Face to face: Wednesday, March 21st, 4:00-5:00PM – LTB 2153

Personnel news

We have good news concerning USF Poly Library staff:

Laura Means, our part-time Library Assistant in the weekday mornings is now employed full-time. Among her duties is circulation, journals and new books processing and stacks maintenance. Congrats Laura!

Amber Ryder is now our part-time Office Manager. She shares administrative duties between the Library and other units on campus. Welcome Amber!

Supplement to the Faculty Research Review

We are publishing a supplement to the first issue of the Faculty Research Review. This publication, prepared by Business Librarian Lisa Zilinski, extensively lists USF Polytechnic faculty’s scholarly works – books, book chapters, journal articles and proceedings – produced in 2011.

When available, links to the library catalog or to the full-text content were included. If you’re off-campus, don’t forget to log in first into the USF VPN or the “USF Libraries” tab in Blackboard.

Poly Paws event cancelled

Unfortunately, we had to cancel our Poly Paws event today.

We’ll re-invite Echo the Therapy Dog later in the semester.

Spring Break hours

The Library and OUL will have regular hours during the Spring Break.

Monday-Thursday, 8 AM – 8 PM
Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM
Saturday, 9 AM – 3 PM
Sunday, Closed

New resources at the USF Poly and FIPR Institute libraries

Here are the latest arrivals for the month of February. As always, Polytechnic titles are located in the New Books shelves in the back of the room. Reference and Faculty Publications are shelved immediately in their proper stacks. FIPR materials are shelved immediately in their proper stacks. The books from the circulating collections of both libraries can be requested using the interlibrary loan system.

To note, we received a copy a book co-authored by Dr. Vanessa Pitts Bannister, Curriculum-based activities and resources for preservice math teachers. As well, a new report published by the FIPR Institute, Remote Real-Time Analyses of Phosphate by Michael Gaft and Regis Stana.

Special Collections – Faculty Publications

  • Curriculum-based activities and resources for preservice math teachers / edited by Gwendolyn M. Lloyd, Vanessa R. Pitts Bannister. Reston, VA : National Council of Teachers of Mathematics, c2011.
    Special Collections – Faculty Publications — QA10.5.L436 2011


  • Florida statistical abstract. Gainesville : University of Florida Press, 1967-2011.
    Reference — HA311.F55 2011



  • The elements of power : lessons on leadership and influence / Terry R. Bacon. New York : AMACOM American Management Association, c2011.
    HD57.7.B323 2011
  • Work’s intimacy / Melissa Gregg. Cambridge, UK ; Malden, MA : Polity Press, 2011.
    HD6955.G744 2011
  • The globalization paradox : democracy and the future of the world economy / Dani Rodrik. New York : W. W. Norton & Co., c2011.
    HF1418.5.R6425 2011
  • Not just China : the rise of recalls in the age of global business / 1st ed. / Hari Bapuji. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2011.
    HF5415.9.B37 2011
  • Finance : the basics / 2nd ed. / Erik Banks. New York, NY : Routledge, 2011.
    HG173.B3363 2011
  • Financial institutions and markets : the financial crisis–an early retrospective / 1st ed. / edited by Robert R. Bliss and George G. Kaufman. New York : Palgrave Macmillan, 2010.
    HG181.F632 2010
  • Debtor nation : the history of America in red ink / Louis Hyman. Princeton, NJ : Princeton University Press, c2011.
    HG3756.U54H96 2011
  • Guns, germs, and steel : the fates of human societies / Jared Diamond ; [with a new afterword about the modern world]. New York : Norton, 1999.
    HM206.D48 1999
  • The digital divide : arguments for and against Facebook, Google, texting, and the age of social networking / edited and introduced by Mark Bauerlein. New York : Jeremy P. Tarcher/Penguin, c2011.
    HM851.D524 2011
  • Alone together : why we expect more from technology and less from each other / Sherry Turkle. New York : Basic Books, c2011.
    HM851.T86 2011
  • What women want : the global marketplace turns female-friendly / 1st Simon & Schuster trade pbk. ed. / Paco Underhill. New York : Simon & Schuster Paperbacks, 2011, c2010.
    HQ1421.U53 2011
  • LAW

  • Search warrant law deskbook / John M. Burkoff. [Eagen, MN} : West, 2011.
    KF9630.B87 1987 v.1-v.2

  • Picturing the uncertain world : how to understand, communicate, and control uncertainty through graphical display / Howard Wainer. Princeton : Princeton University Press, c2009.
    Q375.W35 2009
  • The Copernican revolution : planetary astronomy in the development of Western thought / [Rev. ed.] / Thomas S. Kuhn. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, c1985, 1957.
    QB41.C815K8 1985

Children’s Books

  • Bigger, better, best! / 1st ed. / by Stuart J. Murphy ; illustrated by Marsha Winborn. New York : HarperCollins Publishers, c2002.
    QA465.M85 2002

FMHI Books


  • Applied multivariate analysis / [by] John E. Overall [and] C. James Klett. New York, McGraw-Hill [1971, c1972].
    BF39.O83 1972
  • Single subject research : strategies for evaluating change / edited by Thomas R. Kratochwill. New York : Academic Press, 1978.
    BF39.S86 1978
  • Foundations of behavioral research; educational and psychological inquiry / Fred N. Kerlinger. New York, Holt, Rinehart and Winston [1964].
    BF76.5.K4 1964
  • Understanding psychological research : the student researcher’s handbook / Miriam Lewin. New York : Wiley, c1979.
    BF76.5.L47 1979
  • Longitudinal research in the study of behavior and development / edited by John R. Nesselroade, Paul B. Baltes. New York : Academic Press, c1979.
    BF76.5.L66 1979
  • Psychological research : the inside story / edited by Michael H. Siegel, H. Philip Zeigler. New York : Harper & Row, c1976.
    BF76.5.P78 1976
  • Research methods in clinical psychology / [edited by] Alan S. Bellack, Michel Hersen. New York : Pergamon Press, [1984].
    BF76.5.R432 1984
  • History of psychology and psychiatry / A. A. Roback / New York, Philosophical Library [1961].
  • History of psychology; a source book in systematic psychology / Edited by William S. Sahakian. Itasca, Ill., F. E. Peacock Publishers [1968].
    BF81.S24 1968
  • A history of experimental psychology / Edwin G. Boring / New York, London, The Century co. [c1929].
    BF95.B6 1929
  • Gestalt psychology : an introduction to new concepts in modern psychology / by Wolfgang Köhler. New York, NY : Liveright, c1947.
    BF203.K6 1947
  • Principles of perceptual learning and development / Eleanor J. Gibson. New York, Appleton-Century-Crofts [1969].
    BF311.G48 1969
  • Handbook of learning and cognitive processes / edited by W. K. Estes. Hillsdale, N.J. : L. Erlbaum Associates ; New York : distributed by the Halsted Press Division of Wiley, 1975.
    BF311.H334 1975 v.2
  • Cognitive development, its cultural and social foundations / A. R. Luria ; translated by Martin Lopez-Morillas and Lynn Solotaroff ; edited by Michael Cole. Cambridge, Mass. : Harvard University Press, 1976.
    BF311.L8713 1976
  • New mind, new body; bio-feedback: new directions for the mind / 1st ed. / [by] Barbara B. Brown. New York, Harper & Row [1974].
  • Operant learning; procedures for changing behavior / Jon L. Williams. Monterey, Calif., Brooks/Cole Pub. Co. [1973].
    BF319.5.O6W54 1973
  • The psychology of stereotyping / David J. Schneider. New York : Guilford Press, c2004.
    BF323.S63S36 2004
  • How to measure attitudes / 2nd ed. / Marlene E. Henerson, Lynn Lyons Morris, Carol Taylor Fitz-Gibbon. Newbury Park, Calif. : Sage Publications, c1987, 1988 printing.
    BF327.H46 1987
  • Intelligence applied : understanding and increasing your intellectual skills / Robert J. Sternberg ; under the general editorship of Jerome Kagan. San Diego : Harcourt Brace Jovanovich, c1986.
    BF431.S7379 1986
  • Psychological processes in pattern recognition / Stephen K. Reed. New York, Academic Press, 1973.
    BF455.R34 1973
  • Verbal behavior and general behavior theory / Edited by Theodore R. Dixon [and] David L. Horton. Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1968].
    BF455.V42 1968
  • Stress and fatigue in human performance / edited by Robert Hockey. Chichester ; New York : Wiley, c1983.
    BF481.S87 1983
  • Affect, cognition, and personality / Edited by Silvan S. Tomkins. New York Springer Pub. Co. [1965].
    BF531.T6 1965
  • Human aggression / [1st American ed.] / by Anthony Storr. New York, Atheneum, 1968.
    BF575.A3S8 1968
  • Assertion training / Sherwin B. Cotler & Julio J. Guerra. Champaign, Ill. : Research Press, c1976, 1978 printing.
    BF575.A85C68 1976
  • The assertive option : your rights & responsibilities / Patricia Jakubowski, Arthur J. Lange. Champaign, Ill. : Research Press Co., c1978.
    BF575.A85J34 1978
  • Responsible assertive behavior : cognitive/behavioral procedures for trainers / Arthur J. Lange, Patricia Jakubowski ; with a chapter by Thomas V. McGovern. Champaign, Ill. : Research Press, c1976.
    BF575.A85L35 1976
  • Living beyond loss : death in the family / 1st ed. / edited by Froma Walsh and Monica McGoldrick. New York : Norton, 1991.
    BF575.D35L54 1991
  • Empathy and its development / edited by Nancy Eisenberg and Janet Strayer. Cambridge ; New York : Cambridge University Press, 1987.
    BF575.E55E453 1987
  • The meaning of anxiety / Rollo May. New York, Ronald Press Co. [1950].
    BF575.F2M38 1950
  • Flow : the psychology of optimal experience / 1st ed. / Mihaly Csikszentmihalyi. New York : Harper & Row, c1990.
    BF575.H27C85 1990
  • Prejudice : the target’s perspective / edited by Janet K. Swim, Charles Stangor. San Diego : Academic Press, c1998.
    BF575.P9P74 1998
  • Stress and emotion : a new synthesis / Richard S. Lazarus. New York : Springer Pub. Co., c1999.
    BF575.S75L315 1999
  • Stress and coping : an anthology / 3rd ed. / edited by Alan Monat and Richard S. Lazarus. New York : Columbia University Press, c1991.
    BF575.S75S77 1991
  • Gestures, their origins and distribution / Desmond Morris … [et al.]. New York : Stein and Day, 1979.
    BF591.G47 1979
  • Psychology and the problems of society / Editors: Frances F. Korten, Stuart W. Cook [and] John I. Lacey. Washington : American Psychological Association, [1970].
    BF636.A52 1970
  • Methodological and conceptual issues in applied behavior analysis : 1968-1988 from the Journal of applied behavior analysis / ad hoc editors : Brian A. Iwata … [et al.]. [United States] : Society for the Experimental Analysis of Behavior, 1989.
    BF636.M48 1989
  • Theory of motivation / 2d ed. / Robert C. Bolles. New York : Harper & Row, [1975].
    BF683.B6 1975
  • Personal causation; the internal effective determinants of behavior / Richard DeCharms. New York, Academic Press, 1968.
    BF683.D4 1968
  • Motivation and personality / 2d ed. / [by] Abraham H. Maslow. New York, Harper & Row [1970].
    BF683.M37 1970
  • Theories of motivation in personality and social psychology: an enduring problem in psychology. Selected readings / edited by Richard C. Teevan and Robert C. Birney. Princeton, N.J., Van Nostrand [1964].
    BF683.T4 1964
  • Personality / 2nd ed. / Richard S. Lazarus. Englewood Cliffs, N.J., Prentice-Hall [1971].
    BF698.L376 1971
  • Personality theories; a comparative analysis / Salvatore R. Maddi. Homewood, Ill., Dorsey Press, 1968.
    BF698.M237 1968
  • Cognitive assessment / edited by Thomas V. Merluzzi, Carol R. Glass, and Myles Genest. New York : Guilford Press, c1981.
    BF698.4.C63 1981
  • The developmental resource : behavioral sequences for assessment and program planning / Marilyn A. Cohen and Pamela J. Gross, with contributions by Lynnette Chandler ; ill. by Kathleen E. Anderson. New York : Grune & Stratton, c1979.
    BF721.C566 1979 v.1-2
  • Understanding children; behavior, motives, and thought / Jerome Kagan. New York, Harcourt Brace Jovanovich [1971].
    BF721.K17 1971
  • The psycho-analysis of children / Rev. ed. / Melanie Klein ; authorized translation by Alix Strachey ; rev. in collaboration with Alix Strachey by H. A. Thorner. [New York] : Delacorte Press/S. Lawrence, 1975.
    BF721.K55 1975
  • Adolescent anger control : cognitive-behavioral techniques / Eva L. Feindler, Randolph B. Ecton. New York : Pergamon Press, 1986.
    BF724.3.A55F45 1986
  • Adulthood : essays / 1st ed. / by Erik H. Erikson et al. ; edited by Erik H. Erikson. New York : Norton, c1978.
    BF724.5.A35 1978

  • Explorations in information space : knowledge, agents, and organization / Max H. Boisot, Ian C. MacMillan, and Kyeong Seok Han. Oxford ; New York : Oxford University Press, 2007.
    HD30.2.B638 2007
  • The Corporation of the 1990s : information technology and organizational transformation / edited by Michael S. Scott Morton. New York : Oxford University Press, 1991.
    HD30.2.C66 1991
  • Knowledge management in practice : connections and context / edited by T. Kanti Srikantaiah and Michael E.D. Koenig. Medford, N.J. : Information Today, c2008.
    HD30.2.K63726 2008
  • IT governance : how top performers manage IT decision rights for superior results / Peter Weill and Jeanne Ross. Boston : Harvard Business School Press, c2004.
    HD30.2.W4495 2004
  • Discovering common ground : how future search conferences bring people together to achieve breakthrough innovation, empowerment, shared vision, and collaborative action / 1st ed. / Marvin R. Weisbord and 35 international co-authors. San Francisco : Berrett-Koehler, 1992.
    HD30.28.D57 1992
  • Why didn’t you say that in the first place? : how to be understood at work / 1st paperback ed. / Richard Heyman. San Francisco : Jossey-Bass, 1997, c1994.
    HD30.3.H49 1997
  • Qualitative methods in management research / Evert Gummesson. Newbury Park, Calif. : Sage Publications, c1991.
    HD30.4.G85 1991
  • Qualitative methods in organizational research : a practical guide / edited by Catherine Cassell and Gillian Symon. London ; Thousand Oaks : Sage, 1994.
    HD30.4.Q35 1994
  • Creating high-tech teams : practical guidance on work performance and technology / 1st ed. / edited by Clint Bowers, Eduardo Salas, and Florian Jentsch. Washington, DC : American Psychological Association, c2006.
    HD66.2.C73 2006
  • Working across boundaries : making collaboration work in government and nonprofit organizations / 1st ed. / Russell M. Linden. San Francisco, Calif. : Jossey-Bass, 2002.
    HD69.S8L555 2002
  • Theory Z : how American business can meet the Japanese challenge / William G. Ouchi. Reading, Mass. : Addison-Wesley, c1981.
    HD70.J3O88 1981

  • You are welcome : activities to promote self-esteem and resilience in children from a diverse community, including asylum seekers and refugees / Pamela Allen, Ben Harper and Jay Rowell. [Bristol] : Lucky Duck, 2004.
    RJ507.R44A45 2004

Children’s Books

  • Learning to say good-by : when a parent dies / Eda LeShan ; illustrated by Paul Giovanopoulos. New York : Macmillan, c1976.
    BF575.G7L47 1976

FIPR Institute Library (1855 W. Main St., Bartow, hours 8:30-5, M-F)


  • Remote Real-Time Analyses of Phosphate / Michael Gaft and Regis Stana. Bartow, FL: FIPR Institute. February 2012.
    FIPR 04-075-241 2012
  • Naturally Occurring Radioactive Material (NORM VI): Proceedings of an International Symposium.
    Marrakesh, Morocco, 22-26 March 2010. Vienna: International Atomic Energy Agency. 2011.
    IAEA STI-PUB-1497 2011
  • Report on Pre- and Post-Phosphate Mining: Radiological Measurements / Bureau of Radiation Control, State of Florida Department of Health. [Tallahassee, Fla.] : Dept. of Health, Bureau of Radiation Control.
    FL-HRS 94-780 1994 REF
    FL-HRS 01-781 2001 REF
    FL-HRS 03-782 2003 REF
    FL-HRS 08-783 2008 REF

  • Forty Years of Uranium Resources, Production and Demand in Perspective: The Red Book Retrospective / OECD 2006. Paris, France: Nuclear Energy Agency, Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development. 2006.
    HD9539.U7 F67 2006

  • Environmental Protection: Transfer Parameters for Reference Animals and Plants / P. Strand, et al. / ICRP Publication 114. International Commission on Radiological Protection. Oxford, UK: Elsevier. 2011.
    RA1231.R2 I2 no.114 2011

  • Loads and Fate of Fertilizer-Derived Uranium / Luit J. De Kok and Ewald Schnug (editors). Leiden, The Netherlands: Backhuys Publishers; Weikersheim, Germany: Margraf Publishers. 2008.
    TD195.U7 L63 2008
  • Radioactivity Concentrations in Food and the Environment / Michael Poschl and Leo M.L. Nollet (editors). Boca Raton, FL: CRC/Taylor & Francis. 2007.
    TD196.R3 R33 2007
  • Radioactivity in the Terrestrial Environment / G. Shaw (editor). Amsterdam; Boston: Elsevier. 2008.
    TD196.R3 R333 2007

Open door seminar (rescheduled) - Database Searching: Creating Effective Search Strategies

The Library holds open door, hands-on seminars on popular topics. These seminars are open to all students, faculty and staff; no registration required. The seminars are cancelled if no one is present 10 minutes after the hour.

Database Searching: Creating Effective Search Strategies

Learn how to create effective search strategies and determine the right database to use for your research.

This seminar will be offered online via Elluminate:

Poly Paws for midterms - March 7

Just in time for midterms, Echo the Therapy Dog is making a special Poly Paws visit to the USF Poly Library Wednesday, March 7th.

Echo is a licensed therapy dog that loves to be pet, can perform tricks and can help you take your mind off of things, if only for a little while.

She will greet visitors from 2PM to 6PM in the Group Study area of LTB 1115 (Library/Open Use Lab).

Open door seminar - RefWorks Basics: A Better Way to Save and Format Your Research

The Library holds open door, hands-on seminars on popular topics. These seminars are open to all students, faculty and staff; no registration required. The seminars are cancelled if no one is present 10 minutes after the hour.

RefWorks Basics: A Better Way to Save and Format Your Research

The RefWorks software allows you to store the citations for your research, create a bibliography and much more. It makes storing and finding your research a lot easier. This session will help you become familiar with the software’s features.

This seminar will be offered two times:

Elluminate (online session): Wednesday, February 29th, 12-1PM –

Face to face: Wednesday, February 29th, 4:00-5:00PM – LTB 2153