New Business Librarian at USFP!

It’s our great pleasure to introduce to you our new faculty member and Business Librarian at the USF Polytechnic Library, Lisa Zilinski. Lisa started on Monday, July 19th.

Lisa was previously a corporate librarian, having worked at PricewaterhouseCoopers and First Marketing Corporation. She will be performing reference and research assistance, instruction and collection development services, [...]

New e-resource: LexisNexis Congressional Hearings Digital Collection

Announcing one of the latest acquisitions of the USF Libraries—the purchase of the LexisNexis Congressional Hearings Digital Collection.

“What do oil executives, intelligence, the Pearl Harbor attacks, and baseball have in common? All are topics discussed in congressional hearings. Hearings are often the most requested of all government documents in a library as they have [...]

RefShare Added to RefWorks

RefShare provides RefWorks users with an easy way to share RefWorks citations for those at USF and beyond to any researcher with internet access. RefWorks is the citation management system accessible freely to the USF community.

RefShare supports cross-institutional collaboration, the posting of reading lists by our faculty, and projects within a defined community of [...]

Open door seminars online

The Library will be offering its two open door seminars on Elluminate in July:

Database Research
Learn to select and access the best databases for your subject, search their content and find full-text articles.

Starts: July 27, 2010 12:00 PM
Ends: July 27, 2010 1:00 PM

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Learn how to use this citation management system that [...]

Atomic Learning Software Tutorials Currently Down

The Learning Commons Online software tutorial resource, Atomic Learning, is experiencing temporary technical difficulties.

Thank you for your patience as we work with Atomic Learning to resolve the problem.

UPDATE: Atomic Learning is now back up (July 21)

USFP Librarian presents at Polytechnic Summit

Catherine Lavallée-Welch, Director of the USFP Library, organized and moderated a panel on polytechnic libraries Friday, July 16th, at the University of Wisconsin – Stout, in Menomonie, WI. The panel took place during the 2nd Polytechnic Summit, an event regrouping polytechnic higher education institutions in the country.

Panelists were Shirley Bower, Bob Mayo and Paul Roberts, [...]

New resources at the USFP Library

Here are the latest arrivals for the month of June. As always, circulating books (including children’s) are located in the New Books shelves in the back of the room. Reference is shelved immediately in its proper stacks.


The directory of venture capital & private equity firms, domestic & international. / Millerton, NY : Grey House Pub., [...]

Library and Open Use Lab closed Monday for Independance Day

On Monday, July 5th, LTB 1115 will be closed to celebrate Independance Day. We will reopen Tuesday the 6th at 8:00 AM. We wishing all an happy 4th!