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Florida Library Snapshot Day is November 2nd

What’s a day like in an academic library? Once again, the USF Poly Library will participate in the Florida Library Snapshot Day on Wednesday, November 2nd. Libraries of all types throughout the state will tell their stories and make their incredible value known through pictures and stories.

On that day, we will take pictures of all [...]

Open door seminars

The Library will hold open door, hands-on seminars on popular topics. These seminars are open to all Poly students, faculty and staff; no registration required.

Database Searching
Wednesday, November 2
12:00-1:00PM
or
4:00-5:00PM
LTB2153
Learn to select and access the best databases for your subject, search their content and find full-text articles.

RefWorks
Thursday, November 3
12:00-1:00PM
or
4:00-5:00PM
LTB2152
Learn how to use this citation management system that [...]

Pumpkins and ghosts honor in our Halloween display

Just a bit of fun reading for Halloween – pumpkins, bats, ghosts, witches and other creepy-crawlies are available in our Halloween display.

All books can be checked out, if you dare…

(and come get your candy fix at the Library, starting Friday)

Polytechnic Circulating Collection

BF1566.L37 1984 Witchcraft and religion : the politics of popular belief / by [...]

New resources at the USF Poly and FIPR Institute libraries

Here are the latest arrivals for the month of September. As always, Polytechnic circulating books are located in the New Books shelves in the back of the room. Reference and DVDs are shelved immediately in their proper stacks. FIPR materials are shelved immediately in their proper stacks (there are no new titles for the FIPR [...]

Book chapter published by Lisa Zilinski

Lisa Zilinski, Business Librarian at USF Poly, recently had a book chapter published in a new title by ASIS&T, “Introduction to Information Science and Technology.” The book was edited by Charles H. Davis and Debora Shaw.

Lisa authored a chapter titled “Computers and networks.” Kudos Lisa!

New electronic resources in English: British Periodicals Collection II and ECCO II

In a first-ever development, the USF Department of English and the USF Libraries have jointly purchased two significant collections: British Periodicals Collection II and Eighteenth Century Collections Online II. They are now available online and bring additional depth to our research collections.

British Periodicals Collection II

British Periodicals Collection II from ProQuest consists of [...]

Hispanic Heritage Month 2011

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

We also displayed some of them in the Library (all items can be checked out) and included the stories of two USFP students with an Hispanic heritage. Come learn about David and Laura!

Banned Books Week - thank you!

Our events for Banned Books Week at the USF Poly Library were a success again this year. Pictures are on the Library’s Facebook and Flickr‘s pages.

We would like to thank all of those who have volunteered their time and efforts to make our events a success:

Thank you to our readers, who are students, staff, faculty [...]

Online open door seminars on research and RefWorks

The Library is offering its two open door seminars on Elluminate.

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

Starts: October 11, 2011 12:00 PM
Ends: October 11, 2011 1:00 PM

Meeting Link: http://elluminate.it.usf.edu:80/join_meeting.html?meetingId=1294172658713
Add to Calendar: http://elluminate.it.usf.edu:80/build_calendar.event?meetingId=1294172658713

RefWorks
Learn how to use this citation management system that makes building bibliographies [...]