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New e-books collections – Springer

The USF Libraries have recently purchased three Springer e-book collections with close to 2,000 titles. These ebooks are available 24/7 with an unlimited number of users. All titles are fully searchable. The Springer ebooks are fully integrated with the Springer Online Journals for convenience. All collections [...]

Library closed due to tropical storm Fay

The USF Polytechnic will be closed tomorrow Tuesday, August 19th due to tropical storm Fay. Therefore, the Library and Open Use Lab will be closed as well. We will know Tuesday if the campus will open Wednesday.

The bookshelves have been wrapped this afternoon as a preventative measure but the books will remain available if [...]

Service outage

Sunday morning , August 17th, starting at 6:00am and ending by 6:30am, Information Technology will be upgrading the software on the two backbone routers in the SVC Data Center. For the Libraries, it means that web and EZProxy access will be affected.

NetLibrary update

NetLibrary is the USF Libraries’ largest collection of online books from various publishers. While USF has not purchased the entire NetLibrary collection, the USF collection numbers over 60,000 titles with a focus on scholarly publications with some general interest titles included. Over 54% of the titles are from university presses such as Oxford, [...]

Beta test what may be the next generation of library catalogs

The USF Libraries is testing a new catalog — WorldCat Local. This tool delivers search results from both USF Libraries collections and libraries around the world. More information is available by visiting the USF Libraries/WorldCat Local FAQ.

Your feedback is important in the development of this new search tool. Please give us your comments and suggestions [...]

Semester break hours

The USF Poly Library will be open during the following hours starting Saturday, August 9:

Saturdays: 9:00 AM to 3:00 PM
Sundays: closed
Mondays to Fridays: 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Regular opening hours will resume Monday, August 25 at 9:00 AM. To note the Open Use Computer Lab will follow the same hours.

New resources for the USFP Library

Here are the books newly arrived at the USF Polytechnic Library during the months of May, June and July. As always, new circulating books are found in the “New books” stacks in the Group Study area; the new reference books are being immediately shelved in the Reference stacks; the new DVDs are available on request [...]