Librarian Diane Fulkerson presents at the Florida Library Association conference

Social Sciences & Education Librarian Diane Fulkerson presented a session at the Annual Conference of the Florida Library Association, in Orlando.

With librarians from Saint Leo University, Florida Gulf Coast University and Florida State University, Diane co-presented a session entitled “Engaging Students in Information Literacy: The First Year and Beyond.” Diane shared how she developed [...]

Library Director Lavallée-Welch presents keynote address at Kentucky conference

Catherine Lavallée-Welch, USF Polytechnic Library’s Director, presented the closing keynote address April 13 at the 2012 Joint Spring Conference of the Kentucky Library Association Academic Library Section, Kentucky Library Association Special Library Section and the Special Libraries Association Kentucky Chapter. The conference took place in Jamestown, KY.

The theme of the conference was “Become the Library [...]

Open door seminar: RefWorks Write-n-Cite - An Easier Way to Add Citations While Writing Your Paper

Write-n-Cite is a feature of RefWorks linked to Microsoft Word. This feature allows you to cite the source as you write your paper.

Wednesday, April 11th 2012
4 PM – 5 PM
LTB 2153

The Library is holding open door, hands-on seminars on popular topics. These seminars are open to all students, faculty and staff; no registration required. The [...]

New ProQuest interface

The USF Libraries have switched some of the databases by vendor ProQuest to a new interface this week. Those databases include ABI-Inform, Hoover’s Company Profiles, ERIC, AGRICOLA, MEDLINE, ProQuest Dissertations and Theses, among many others.

Some databases still have the old interface available (like ABI-Inform) but expect them to be switched to the new format soon. [...]

New resources at the USF Poly and FIPR Institute libraries

Here are the latest arrivals for the month of March. As always, Polytechnic titles are located in the New Books shelves in the back of the room. FIPR materials are shelved immediately in their proper stacks. The books from the circulating collections of both libraries can be requested using the interlibrary loan system.


Orlando business journal [...]

New electronic resource: Archives Unbound

Gale is developing topical digital collections of primary source material under the series, Archives Unbound. The USF Libraries have acquired as a one-time purchase the following nine collections.

We Were Prepared for the Possibility of Death” : Freedom Riders in the South, 1961

A civil rights group’s mission – and the FBI’s coverage [...]