Pierian Press Databases to be Discontinued

After many successful years of operation, time and circumstances have led The Pierian Press, Inc. to discontinue production of their three databases, Consumers Index, FactSearch, and Media Review Digest. Unfortunately, this development affects three of our databases.

OCLC will continue to offer the databases via FirstSearch through June 30, 2007.

2006 ISI Journal Citation Reports available

The data from the 2006 Journal Citation Reports is now available in the ISI Web of Knowledge database. This data gives information on how many times a journal was cited, how many it has cited other journals and it’s impact factor, among others.

This kind of information is interesting when you are choosing a journal [...]

2nd Annual Florida Book Awards competition now open

Submissions are now accepted for the 2nd Annual Florida Book Awards, a program established in 2006 that recognizes, honors, and celebrates the best Florida literature published the previous year.

Authors who have residency in Florida may submit works of fiction or poetry that have a publication date between January 1, 2007 and December 31, [...]

People news

The Library has a new OPS staff person with Jo Averill-Snell. Jo is now working on Saturday and Monday evening. She gained library experience at the University of Tampa and St. Pete College libraries. She will start her Masters in Library and Information Science at USF in the Fall. Welcome Jo!

I myself just came back [...]