New website for the USF in Lakeland Library

We have a new website! Please point your browser and change your bookmarks for the USF in Lakeland Library’s new site at

The new site is also accessible from the “Library” link from the front page of the USF in Lakeland’s website and on its “Student Tools” page.

We’re still working on it and some content [...]

Website in maintenance - direct links to library services

We are working on a new website. We apologize if some links are not working correctly.

We are listing direct links to the catalog, databases, e-journals list and interlibrary loan here for convenience:

USF catalog (to find books):
Databases (to find articles):
A-Z e-journals list:
You can use this direct link for interlibrary loan (to get books/articles [...]

Faculty Research Review published

The first issue of Volume 2 of the USF in Lakeland Faculty Research Review has been published.

See the list of books, journal articles and conference proceedings published by our faculty between January and June 2012.

Some notes on how publications were selected:

the books are authored, co-authored, edited or co-edited by a USF in Lakeland faculty member
the [...]

Pumpkins and ghosts honor in our Halloween display

Just a bit of fun reading for Halloween – pumpkins, bats, ghosts, witches and other creepy-crawlies are available in our Halloween display.

All books can be checked out, if you dare…

(and come get your candy fix at the Library, starting Friday)

Polytechnic Circulating Collection

BF1566.L37 1984 Witchcraft and religion : the politics of popular belief / by [...]

Hispanic Heritage Month 2011

We have published a list of the resources held at the USF Poly Library relevant to Hispanic Heritage Month.

We also displayed some of them in the Library (all items can be checked out) and included the stories of two USFP students with an Hispanic heritage. Come learn about David and Laura!

New service: UBorrow

UBorrow allows you to request materials directly from participating libraries within Florida’s state university system. This unmediated borrowing service increases your access to the collections of the other universities in Florida and delivers more quickly than standard interlibrary loan.

How does it work?

If you’re searching the USF catalog for a title and the USF Library system [...]

Pride Month resources

The list of resources offered by the USF Polytechnic Library for Pride Month 2011 is now available.

You can also come see our display in the Library. Those books can be checked out!

Women's History Month

We have updated our list of resources available via the Poly Library for Women’s History Month. Check our page and the printouts in the Library.

2010 Florida Book Awards winners

Florida Book Awards announced the winners for eight categories of books published in 2010.

The Florida Book Awards program was established in 2006 to recognize, honor, and celebrate the best Florida literature published the previous year. It is coordinated by The Florida State University Libraries, and co-sponsored by the Florida Center for the Book, State Library [...]

List of resources for Black History Month

Our annual list of resources for Black History Month is now available. We list books, children’s books, journals and databases available at the Poly Library or electronically.