Library closed: Labor Day

The USF Poly Library will be closed on Monday, September 1, 2008 in observance of Labor Day. To note, the Open Use Lab will be closed as well.

Have a good holiday week-end!

New database: ARTstor

We are pleased to announce the acquisition of ARTstor, made possible by the generous support of the USF Women’s Club.

ARTstor is a digital library of nearly one million images in the areas of art, architecture, the humanities, and social sciences. It was generously funded by the USF Women’s Club on behalf [...]

New database: PsychiatryOnline

Announcing the acquisition of an online resource that has been a frequent request of USF faculty–PsychiatryOnline.

PsychiatryOnline is a web-based portal that features the DSM-IV-TR, one of the most widely used psychiatric references. The portal also includes journals such as the American Journal of Psychiatry, Psychiatric Services, Neuropsychiatry and Clinical Neurosciences, Psychosomatics and [...]

New database: The Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database

Announcing the latest addition to the USF Libraries E-Resources Collection—Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database.

The Children’s Literature Comprehensive Database (CLCD) provides more than 315,000 reviews of children’s books. All are full text searchable from 37 review sources. Reviewers include book authors, librarians, writers and editors, teachers, and children’s literature specialists who read and [...]

Fall 2008: what’s new

Welcome back! (and for the new USF Poly students, welcome!)

The Library has new resources to start the new academic year: some 10 000 e-books have been added to our collections, as well as multiple databases, especially for business and arts & sciences.

I’m sure you have noticed the new website as well ( for [...]

New database: Mintel Oxygen

The USF Libraries have recently purchased access to Mintel Oxygen, a database that focuses on marketing research.

Mintel Oxygen is one of the leading marketing research databases being utilized by 120 of the top U.S. universities. It has become one of the best resources for timely and unique information about the [...]

New database: WDI Online

WDI Online: World Development Indicators, developed and maintained by the World Bank, is a critical source of data on the global economy. It contains statistical data for over 900 development indicators and time series data from 1960 to the present for 227 economies. Data includes social, economic, financial, natural resource, and environmental indicators. [...]

New database: IBISWorld

Announcing the recent acquisition by the USF Libraries of a new business database called IBISWorld.

IBISWorld provides reports for all of the 723 US industries enabling research on the entire sector of the U.S. economy. Information is updated every four months, ensuring the latest information. Reports are divided into [...]

New database: Hospitality and Tourism Complete

The Library at USF Sarasota/Manatee on behalf of the University of South Florida has funded the acquisition of the new business database, Hospitality & Tourism Complete.

Hospitality & Tourism Complete, covers scholarly research and industry news relating to all areas of hospitality and tourism. This collection contains more than 749,000 records, with coverage dating as far [...]

New database: World News Connection

World News Connection is an online news service that provides translated and English-language news and information from an extensive array of providers. It is particularly effective in its coverage of local media sources, allowing a researcher to determine what is happening on the ground in a specific country or region.

Compiled from thousands of [...]