Publication of interest: Science and Engineering Indicators 2010

The National Science Board just published the Science and Engineering Indicators for 2010.

“The indicators included in Science and Engineering Indicators 2010 derive from a variety of national, international, public, and private sources and may not be strictly comparable in a statistical sense. As noted in the text, some data are weak, and the metrics [...]

“Hey, where do you learn best?” video contest

Herman Miller is launching a video contest for college and university students. Herman Miller is a office furniture designer/manufacturer.

It’s a national contest with a visa gift card prize for 1st ($2,500), 2nd ($1,500) and 3rd place ($1,000). Entrants are asked to produce a video no more than 3 minutes in length, answering the [...]

ScienceDirect down for maintenance Saturday

ScienceDirect will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance for approximately 12 hours on Saturday, January 23rd, from 8:00AM to 8:00PM EST.

The USF Libraries subscribes to ScienceDirect, produced by commercial publisher Elsevier, giving access that way to hundreds of full-text scholarly journals to its users.

Library closed on MLK Day

On Monday, January 18th, the USF Polytechnic Library and the Open Use Lab will be closed in observance of the Martin Luther King, Jr Day. LTB 1115 will reopen on Tuesday, the 19th at 8:00 AM.

New resources at the USF Poly Library

Here are the items newly arrived at the USF Polytechnic Library during the month of December.

As always, new circulating books are found in the “New books” stacks in the Group Study area and can be checked out; the new reference are immediately being shelved in their respective stacks.

Yes, the list is short this month, [...]

Please excuse the noise and disruption

Maintenance workers are investigating possible damage to the floor. Carpet tiles and raised floor tiles are being pulled near the Group Study area.

Please step carefully. We apologize for the disruption and we hope the work will end soon.

Welcome back!

The Spring Semester starts today! The Library remains committed to helping you in your information-seeking needs, wether you need a fact, an article or book, need help using a database or creating a bibliography.

You can come in, call, email, text or chat. You can receive help face-to-face or in a virtual office. See for [...]

New blog theme

If you are a regular reader of this blog, you will notice the new look. Over the break, the Office of Information Technology upgraded the blogging software. However in the process, the post categories and the pages have disappeared. We will work on reinstating them (although we may move some of the pages’ content to [...]