Catalog for hand-held device

The USF Libraries catalog is now available on your hand-held device or smart phone.

Use this link on your device: It will take to a common catalog of all the libraries in the Florida university system. You can search all the catalogs or specify USF. The search box works the same way as the basic [...]

NetLibrary having difficulties

Network issues are currently affecting use of e-book collection NetLibrary. NetLibrary is aware and working on correcting the problem. We apologize for any inconvenience this may cause.

New databases in Business: International Directory of Company Histories; Ward’s Business Directory of U.S. Private and Public Companies; Market Share Reporter; SRDS Media Solutions

Four significant online resources with a Business focus have recently been added to the online collection of the USF Libraries. For each title, access is now online only. Funding for these resources comes in part from USF Sarasota-Manatee.

International Directory of Company Histories

The International Directory of Company Histories provides detailed information on the [...]

Eresource update: Palgrave Connect

Last fiscal year, the USF Libraries moved from print to online only with the purchase of all ebook titles published in 2008 and 2009 by Palgrave McMillan with access through Palgrave Connect. This year the 2010 collection expands with three new collections—Education, Media and Culture, and Theatre and Performance.

Palgrave Connect is [...]

Check in at the USFP Library on foursquare

There are a lot of places that you visit during the day, including the USFP Library. What if you used your mobile phone to record all those places? And then were given points for them? Would that be a fun game? That’s exactly what the web game foursquare is about!

Play along with your fellow [...]

Digital video cameras available for checkout

The USF Poly Library has now on reserves three easy to use digital video cameras. Check out period is 3 days. We also have tripods if needed. Ask for them at the front desk.

More book giveaways

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 nursing.

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

Automatic door openers

Press buttons for ADA access will be installed on the LTB 1115 doors at some point this week (either Monday, Wednesday or Friday). We apologize for the noise and disturbance.

Semester Break hours

The USF Polytechnic Library and the Open Use Lab will be open the following hours during the semester break:

Monday May 10th through Friday May 14th – 8:00 AM until 5:00 PM
Saturday May 15th – 9:00 AM until 3:00 PM

Regular hours will resume Monday May 17th at 8:00 AM.

New resources at the USFP Library

Here are the latest arrivals for the month of April. Yes! It’s a long list of exciting new books! As always, circulating books (including children’s) are located in the New Books shelves in the back of the room. A/V and Reference are shelved immediately in their proper stacks.

To note, we’ve started receiving the 2010 [...]