New resources for the Center for Research Libraries in 2007

Faculty members, remember that you have access to rare and important primary sources from around the world with the Center for Research Libraries. From an email from Larry Heilos, Associate Director of the Tampa Library:

Center for Research Libraries (CRL) just recently announced the list of major microform collections that will be purchased through CRL’s FY2007 [...]

Blogs and Wikis: a Library Approach

Among the programming for the USF Libraries Annual Meeting were breakout sessions on different subjects of interest to libraries. I presented a session entitled Blogs and Wikis: A Library Approach. The link will bring you to the presentation itself.

Annual report

Last Friday, I attended the USF Libraries Annual Meeting. As Associate Librarian and as the Campus Librarian for Lakeland, I was asked to present a short report to the Libraries personnel assembled. Here is what I presented:

Lakeland Library Services
Engaging students

Lakeland’s information literacy and library instruction activities hit a new high with, as of mid-December [...]

USF Libraries Annual Meeting

Tomorrow, December 15th, I will be on the Tampa Campus all day to attend the USF Libraries Annual Meeting. Apart from my report on the Lakelnad Library Services, I will also be presenting a break-out session to my colleagues on the use of blogs and wikis in libraries.

The Annual Meeting is always a great opportunity [...]

Holiday break

The PCC/USF Library will be partially open next week, from Monday the 18th to Wednesday the 20th, from 8:00 AM to 4:00 PM. The front desk will be operating for library account maintenance purposes.

The Library will then be closed from Thursday the 21th until Monday, January the 1st. It will reopen on Tuesday, January 2nd, [...]

Absent from campus

I will absent from the campus Thursday, December 7th for a workshop. I will be back on Friday, December 8th.

If you need immediate assistance, you can contact the USF Tampa’s Ask-A-Librarian services or, for a short, factual question, use the PCC/USF Library.

Live TV feeds on campus

USF has live video feeds for

History Channel
Weather Channel
Travel Channel
Food Channel

These are available to students, staff and faculty through Academic Computing’s USF Netcast system. Off-campus access is possible via the VPN network.

Beta of the new Libraries website

The Libraries System is in the beta stage of launching a new website and is looking for your feedback.

Please take a few minutes to look at the new site and complete a brief questionnaire. Just click on this link: .

Thank you for your assistance!