Open door seminars online

The Library will be offering its two open door seminars on Elluminate for those last weeks’ efforts.

Database research
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Starts: April 5, 2011 12:00 PM
Ends: April 5, 2011 1:00 PM

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Women's History Month

We have updated our list of resources available via the Poly Library for Women’s History Month. Check our page and the printouts in the Library.

2010 Florida Book Awards winners

Florida Book Awards announced the winners for eight categories of books published in 2010.

The Florida Book Awards program was established in 2006 to recognize, honor, and celebrate the best Florida literature published the previous year. It is coordinated by The Florida State University Libraries, and co-sponsored by the Florida Center for the Book, State Library [...]

List of resources for Black History Month

Our annual list of resources for Black History Month is now available. We list books, children’s books, journals and databases available at the Poly Library or electronically.

ILL suspended during break

Interlibrary loan will offer restricted services during most of Winter break (December 11 — January 3). Loan requests will be limited to USF inter-campus transfers only.

For items outside the USF system, we cannot hold a backlog of requests during the entire intersession so we’re asking that you hold back on requests altogether [...]

Textbook buyback

The USF Bookstore will come to campus on the following dates for the textbook buyback:

Thursday, December 9th – 2:00 PM to 6:00 PM – LTB 1125
Saturday, December 11th – 11:00 AM to 3:00 PM – LTB 1120

Florida Publishers Association 2010 President’s Book Awards

The Florida Publishers Association (FPA) presented its 2010 President’s Book Awards to members whose books were chosen as the best in 13 different categories and one special category.

Adult Nonfiction:

GOLD MEDAL WINNER — Conquer Prostate Cancer: How Medicine, Faith, Love and Sex Can Renew Your Life by Rabbi Ed Weinsberg, with Dr. Robert [...]

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 [...]