NewsBank, a database permitting to search newspapers across the country, is offering two products of use to students and instructors. Look for them in the left-hand side menu in the NewsBank interface.
Hot Topics: updated each month, Hot Topics suggests search terms for extremely current news topics. Examples for January includes Iran and nuclear facilies, Jimmy [...]
Criminal Justice Abstracts (CJA) is back and is now accessed, with the same content, through Cambridge Scientific. OVID/SilverPlatter was the previous provider but lost the rights to CJA.
On Tuesday, January 31st, between 10AM and 1PM EST, IEEE Xplore will be down for maintenance to implement a maintenance release to the IEEE Xplore digital library. This new release will add: more convenient links to request permission to reuse content, links to publication home pages from tables of contents and search results to [...]
I will be off campus for a conference starting tomorrow Wednesday, January 18th. I will be back on campus Monday, January 23rd. You can leave me a voice mail (863-667-7737) or an email (email@example.com) and I will get back to you when I return, thank you!
The PCC/USF Library will be closed Monday January 16th in honor of Martin Luther King Jr Day.
Special events and activities – a week worth – will take place in Lakeland to mark the Holiday, don’t miss out!
Do not miss Archbishop Desmond Tutu’s lecture next week at the USF Sun Dome. “No Future without Forgiveness: An Evening with Archbishop Desmond Tutu,” will take place Thursday January 19 at 7 p.m. Admission is free and open to the public. Born in South Africa, Tutu became a world-renowned activist for human rights [...]
From the good librarians at the Thomas Ford Memorial Library in Western Springs, IL:
Do you remember Dial-A-Story programs that libraries of yesteryear offered? If you were a fan of audio stories on demand, then try Click-A-Story with your child.
A Click-A-Story is simply an audio recording of a story. Each story will be read by a [...]
The Databases/Newspapers interface is temporarily unavailable. As an alternative, you can use Library Catalog during this downtime – search for the name of the desired database in the full catalog.
UPDATE: the interface is now back up
UPDATE: the interface is down again. Apologies for the inconvenience.
UPDATE: the final one I hope! Everything is back to normal.
Welcome back, instructors! I hope you had pleasant holidays.
A quick word to remind you that I am available to meet your class to provide library instruction. I can explain the library system and services to your students – for example the library system structure, the catalog and databases; circulation issues, source citations and Refworks; etc. [...]