USFP Librarian on radio

The Power of Knowledge, a radio show on WLKF 1430, has invited USF Poly Associate Librarian as a guest Sunday, March 28. The show, hosted by Dr. Marshall Goodman, VP-CEO of USF Polytechnic, is on at 11:30AM. The topic at hand? Libraries, books and the digital world, of course.

If you miss the show, you [...]

Book giveaway

We have free books for the taking in the Group Study area, in boxes near the New Books shelves. You are welcome to take as many as you wish. Topics range from education, criminal justice and psychology to business.

These books, coming from donations processed recently, are not needed for the Library’s collections. Keep a eye [...]

Open door seminars online

The Library will be offering its two open door seminars on Elluminate in April:

Database Research
Learn to select and access the best databases for your subject, search their content and find full-text articles.

Starts: Apr 5, 2010 12:00 PM
Ends: Apr 5, 2010 1:15 PM

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Trial database: Ethnographic Video Online

The USF Libraries currently offer on trial the following streaming video resource:

Ethnographic Video Online provides the largest, most comprehensive resource for the study of human culture and behavior – more than 750 hours and 1,000 films at completion. The collection covers every region of the world and features the work of many of the most [...]

ScienceDirect down for maintenance this week-end

ScienceDirect will be unavailable due to scheduled maintenance for approximately 8.5 hours from Saturday, March 13, from 10:30PM to Sunday, March 14, 8:00AM EST.

The USF Libraries subscribes to ScienceDirect, produced by commercial publisher Elsevier, to give access that way to hundreds of full-text scholarly journals to its users.

2009 Florida Book Awards winners

Florida Book Awards announced the winners for seven categories of books published in 2009.

The Florida Book Awards –the nation’s most comprehensive state 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 [...]

Women’s History Month 2010

We have published a list of the resources held at the USF Poly Library relevant to Women’s History Month.

We will also have a display in the library. And yes, you can check out those books!

Regular hours during Spring Break

The Library (and Open Use Lab) will be open during regular hours during the Spring Break next week:

Monday through Thursday: 8AM to 8PM
Friday: 8AM to 5PM
Saturday: 9AM to 3PM
Sunday: closed as usual

New resources at the USF Poly Library

Here are the items newly arrived at the USF Polytechnic Library during the month of February.

As always, new circulating books are found in the “New books” stacks in the Group Study area and can be checked out; the new reference materials are immediately being shelved in their respective stacks.

To note, a donation by Kevin [...]