New website for the USF in Lakeland Library

We have a new website! Please point your browser and change your bookmarks for the USF in Lakeland Library’s new site at

The new site is also accessible from the “Library” link from the front page of the USF in Lakeland’s website and on its “Student Tools” page.

We’re still working on it and some content [...]

Website in maintenance - direct links to library services

We are working on a new website. We apologize if some links are not working correctly.

We are listing direct links to the catalog, databases, e-journals list and interlibrary loan here for convenience:

USF catalog (to find books):
Databases (to find articles):
A-Z e-journals list:
You can use this direct link for interlibrary loan (to get books/articles [...]

Faculty Research Review published

The first issue of Volume 2 of the USF in Lakeland Faculty Research Review has been published.

See the list of books, journal articles and conference proceedings published by our faculty between January and June 2012.

Some notes on how publications were selected:

the books are authored, co-authored, edited or co-edited by a USF in Lakeland faculty member
the [...]

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.

Extended hours during Finals

The Library and Open Use Lab will have extended hours during Finals. LTB 1115 will be open two extra hours in the evening, Monday through Thursday, during the last two weeks of the semester.

Here is the schedule during the weeks of November 28th and December 5th

Monday-Thursday – 8:00 AM to 10:00 PM
Friday – 8:00 [...]

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 [...]

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!

New service: UBorrow

UBorrow allows you to request materials directly from participating libraries within Florida’s state university system. This unmediated borrowing service increases your access to the collections of the other universities in Florida and delivers more quickly than standard interlibrary loan.

How does it work?

If you’re searching the USF catalog for a title and the USF Library system [...]

Pride Month resources

The list of resources offered by the USF Polytechnic Library for Pride Month 2011 is now available.

You can also come see our display in the Library. Those books can be checked out!

Textbooks buy back

The Tampa Bookstore will be on campus May 5th and May 7 for the Textbook Buy Back.

Thursday, May 5th – 2PM to 6PM
Saturday, May 7th – 11AM to 3PM

The Buy Back will take place in LTB. The exact room numbers have not yet been determined. We’ll keep this post updated.