myUSF and library access

You may already know that one of the most efficient way of connecting to the library databases and electronic journals from off-campus is through myUSF (aka Blackboard). Once logged in, there is a tab called “Libraries”.

Well, that tab is now sporting a direct link to the Lakeland Library Services page making connecting to our library [...]

New USF resources at the Lakeland Library

Here is a list of new books and other materials in the USF collection which arrived during July and are available at the PCC/USF Library.

As always, I welcome your purchase suggestions, contact me, your Library Committee representative, or fill up the form found on .


Helping people help themselves : from the World [...]

Scheduled downtime for ABC-CLIO history databases

There will be a one-hour period of scheduled downtime for the Historical Abstracts and America: History and Life databases on Wednesday, August 16, 2006 from 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Eastern Standard Time. During that period of time, the database servers will be moved to a new location within the data center.

PCC/USF Library hours – change

There have been a few changes for the opening hours following my post on August 8th. Since there are Collegiate High School students on campus, the library is open for all the usual transactions. The USF Open Use Lab is open as well.

Opening hours are still reduced though, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. One [...]

New resources

Here is a list of new arrivals at the PCC/USF Library for the months of May and June.


The price of whiteness : Jews, race, and American identity / Eric L. Goldstein.
E184.36.E84 G65 2006
In the midst of all that makes life worth living : Polk County, Florida, to 1940 / Canter Brown, Jr.
F317.P7 B76 2001 [...]

Library closing for the PCC semester break

The PCC/USF Library will be closed during the PCC semester break, between August 10th through August 20th. The building will be open during 8 AM to 4 PM for the only purpose of settling borrowers’ records.

During that period, the USF Open Use Lab will be relocated in LAC 1170A in order to serve the [...]