Interlibrary Loan services over the winter break

USF Poly Library’s Interlibrary Loan will stop services over the break from December 22th to January 3rd. Please schedule your requests accordingly and take note that other libraries may not be processing loans over the entire break period.

UBorrow will still be available, but may be delayed due to cooperating library schedules and university closing [...]

Operating hours during the semester break

The Library and Open Use Lab will be open during the following hours during the semester break:

Saturday, December 10: 9:00AM to 3:00PM
From Monday, December 12 to Friday, December 16: 8:00AM to 5:00PM
Saturday, December 17: 9:00AM to 3:00PM
From Monday, December 19 to Thursday, December 22: 8:00AM to 5:00PM
From Friday, December 23 to Monday, January 2: CLOSED
From [...]

New professional service position for Poly's Library Director

Catherine Lavallée-Welch, Director of the University of South Florida Polytechnic Library, was voted chair-elect of the Academic Division of the Special Libraries Association (SLA). Her three year term starts in January.

Created in 2009, the Academic Division has more than 570 members. Lavallée-Welch has been serving as Chair of its Awards Committee for the past two [...]

New resources at the USF Poly and FIPR Institute libraries

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

Textbook Buy Back

The Tampa Bookstore will be on campus December 5th through December 8 for the textbook buy back.

The buy back will take place in LTB 1122, from 2PM to 6PM each day.

A Poly Paws during Finals

Are final exams stressing you? Take a Bark Break with Echo the therapy dog.

The Library is bringing in our favorite certified therapy dog to offer a much needed stress break. Echo loves to be pet, can perform tricks and help you take your mind off your studies, if only for a little while.

Echo will welcome [...]