Trial for Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database

The Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) provides more than 315,000 reviews of children’s books. All are full text searchable from 37 review sources.

CLCD is an independent review source with reviewers that include book authors, librarians, writers and editors, teachers, and children’s literature specialists. Children’s Literature reviewers read and critically review more than [...]

Library now open

At approximatively 11:30 AM, power was restored to LTB. The Library is now open, as well as the Open Use Lab.

Again, our apologies for the inconvenience and thank you for your patience.

Library closed to power outage

This morning, due to the power outage, the Library (and the Open Use Lab) are closed until further notice.

We apologize for the inconvenience.

OvidSP enhancements

Some enhancements to the still new OvidSP interface have been announced:

French, Spanish, and German speakers now have the option to view OvidSP in their native language.
Users can now export search results annotations to EndNote®, Refworks®, and other standard citation managers.
After performing a search, the OvidSP screen remains at the search field rather than [...]

LexisNexis Academic connection problems

Some problems have been reported about connecting to LexisNexis Academic. IP recognition is at fault here. It is being worked on by the database vendor as we speak.

New books at the USFL Library

Here are the books newly arrived at the USF Lakeland Library during the month of March. As always, new circulating and children’s books are found in the “New books” stacks in the Group Study area and the new reference books are being immediately shelved in the Reference stacks.

To note, we received help books on Office [...]