Libraries’ server maintenance

Next Tuesday, March 25, 2008, there will be a morning maintenance window on the servers in the Libraries between 5:30 AM and 6:30 AM. Some servers (web services, proxy server, etc.) may experience some very brief hiccups during the period.

Trial database:

PsychiatryOnline features online access to DSM-IV-TR, a widely used psychiatric reference and The American Journal of Psychiatry from American Psychiatric Publishing, Inc. Beyond these two significant resources this site also provides access to:

Reference Resources– including DSM-IV-TR, DSM-IV-TR Casebook and its Treatment Companion, and the American Psychiatric Association Practice Guidelines for the Treatment of [...]

Grove Music Online – new interface

Grove Music Online, a database available through the USF Libraries, will sport a new interface at the end of March due to moving to a new provider, Oxford Music Online. To leave ample time to adjust to the new site, the current version of Grove Music Online will remain available at the old location through [...]

Email server down

The USF email server is currently down. If you have sent an email to the Library last evening or this morning, please be patient. We’ll get back to you as soon as possible.

Book Drop

Please note of the following guidelines regarding the USFL Library book drop in the visitor’s parking lot.

the book drop is for USF books only. The PCC Library has its own book drop at its entrance.
the book drop is emptied once a day only, Monday through Friday, at approximately 9:30 AM. Items put in the [...]

Winners announced for Florida Book Awards

The winners of the second edition of the Florida Book Awards have been announced. A Awards banquet will take place at the Florida Library Association’s Annual Conference in April.


Gold: Cynthia Barnett, Mirage: Florida and the Vanishing Water of the Eastern U.S
(Ann Arbor: University of Michigan Press)
Silver: Bruce Hunt, Florida Then & [...]

Spring Break hours

During the Spring Break, the USFL Library will be open during the following hours:

Saturday, March 8: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (usual hours)
From Monday, March 10 to Friday March 14: 8:00 AM to 5 PM
Saturday, March 15: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM (usual hours)

Regular opening hours will resume Monday, March 17 at 9:00 AM.

These hours [...]

Women’s History Month

To underline Women’s History Month, the USFL Library prepared a list of resources available at the Library and the Virtual Library. It is available on the blog under “Pages” in the right-hand side menu as well as the Library’s front desk.

The list that had prepared for Black History Month in March is available on the [...]

New resources at the USF Lakeland Library

Here are the new materials that have arrived at the USFL Library during the month of February. As always, new circulating books and Children’s books are put in the New Books shelves in the Study Group area. Reference books and A/V materials are shelved immediately in their respective areas.

To note, the Teaching the levees kit [...]

Chadwyck Healey databases down

The various Chadwyck Healey databases to which the USF Libraries are subscribing to are currently down. Those databases cover mostly literature, poetry and performing arts.