Library seminars in Elluminate – change in dates!

Even the best laid plans need to change sometimes – please note that the seminars have been moved to a new, later date.


We invite you to our open door seminars, offered online via Elluminate this week. These will be the last such seminars this semester:

Database Searching
Wednesday, July 8, 12:00-1:00PM
Learn to select and access the best [...]

4th of July Holiday

The USF Polytechnic Library (and the Open Use Lab) will be closed on Friday and Saturday, July 3rd and 4th in observance of Independence Day.

LTB 1115 will reopen on Monday, July 6th at 8:00 AM.

Have a great holiday week-end!

Database trial: IMF Government Finance Statistics

The USF Libraries currently subscribe to three of the International Monetary Fund‘s (IMF) statistical databases: Balance of Payments Statistics, Direction of Trade Statistics, and International Financial Statistics. A fourth, Government Finance Statistics (GFS), is currently available to us as a trial until July 2nd.

GFS is a specialized statistics system, with balancing components [...]

Database trials: Mergent Private Company and Mergent WebReports

USF Libraries currently has trial access to two resources from Mergent: Private Company Database and WebReports.

First, we have access to Mergent’s Private Company Database. Dun & Bradstreet provides key information on U.S. and Canadian companies with annual sales greater than $3 million and global companies with annual sales greater than $10 million. You [...]

Wiley InterScience down for maintenance

Due to essential site maintenance, access will be unavailable for up to one hour for full-text database Wiley InterScience on Saturday, June 13, starting at 9:00 AM.

New database: American Periodicals Series

To further scholarship in many disciplines, the USF Libraries recently purchased the online version of the American Periodicals Series.

American Periodicals Series Online features over 1,100 periodicals spanning nearly 200 years from colonial times to the advent of American involvement in World War II. Containing more than seven million digitized page images, titles range from America’s [...]

GLBT list of resources

June is GLBT Pride month. We have published our USFP Library 2009 list of resources listing books, children’s books, electronic journals and databases.

New resources at the USF Poly Library

Here are the items newly arrived at the USF Polytechnic Library during the month of May. As always, new circulating books are found in the “New books” stacks in the Group Study area; the new reference titles are being immediately shelved in their respective stacks.

Of note, we have continued receiving the 2008 award-winning Children’s Books [...]