Position opening for OPS Student Library Assistant

The USF Polytechnic Library has a position opening:

Schedule: 28hrs/week
weekday evenings (Monday-Thursday) and daytime on Saturday

Salary: $10/hr


Staffing the circulation desk and circulating books and other materials;

Answering and forwarding phone calls;
Answering directional questions and referring other requests for assistance, as appropriate;
Other projects as needed.

This position requires strict adherence to procedures overseeing confidentiality of library users’ records. [...]

Hispanic Heritage Month 2010

We have published a list of the resources held at the USF Poly Library relevant to Hispanic Heritage Month.

New, longer opening hours

Thanks to funding provided by SGA, the Library and Open Use Computer Lab have new, extended hours starting today, September 13.

Week of 9/13/2010
8:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Week of 9/20/2010
(and for the duration of the Fall semester)
8:00 AM to 10:00 PM

Other days’ schedule remains the same. This is for the duration of the Fall semester. If [...]

Readers needed!

The Banned Books Week Read Out! is coming soon

What: Read from a challenged or banned book for a 15 minutes period. There is no microphone, no sitting audience – you read from a passage of your choice from a book of your choice in a normal voice to passers-by. [...]

Banned Books Week events

The USF Poly Library will hold a series of events to celebrate Banned Books Week September 27 to October 2, 2010.

Schedule of Events

Read Out!
Tuesday, September 28 from 11:30am-1pm and 4:30pm-6pm on the LTB patio/terrace

Book Discussion

“And Tango Makes Three”
Wednesday, September 29 from 4pm – 5pm in LTB 1121
Discussion lead by Dr. Ruth Sylvester

First Amendment Film [...]

ILLiad maintenance and downtime

The interlibrary loan system, ILLiad, will be down today, September 7, for a period of one hour, sometimes between 10:00 PM and 2:00 AM. The web pages and clients will be unavailable.

Please plan your ILL requests accordingly.

Open door seminars

The library will hold open door, hands-on seminars on popular topics. These seminars are open to all, students, faculty and staff; no registration required. All seminars will take place in LTB 2153.

Database Searching
Tuesday, September 14, 12:00-1:00PM
Wednesday, September 15, 5:00-6:00PM
Learn to select and access the best databases for your subject, search their content and find [...]

New resources at the USFP Library

Here are the latest arrivals for the month of August. As always, circulating books are located in the New Books shelves in the back of the room. Reference, Faculty Publications and DVDs are shelved immediately in their proper stacks.

To note, we received the 2nd edition of Dr John Selsky’s book, Business planning for turbulent [...]

Library closed on Labor Day

The USFP Library and the Open Use Lab will be closed on Monday, September 6th. The chat reference service, Ask a Librarian, will be closed on Sunday, September 5th and Monday, September 6th. Our electronic resources? Still available, 24/7, wherever you are

The Library will reopen on Tuesday, September 7th at 8:00AM.