Website of interest: C-SPAN Video Library

The C-SPAN Video Library is the free video archives of the network of the same name.

The C-SPAN Archives records, indexes, and archives all C-SPAN programming for historical, educational, research, and archival uses. Every C-SPAN program aired since 1987, now totaling over 160,000 hours, is contained in the C-SPAN Archives and immediately accessible through the database [...]

Website of interest: Teacher's Domain

Aimed at educators, Teacher’s Domain is a website that serves as a repository for free materials, including media from NOVA, Frontline, American Experience and other public broadcasting content. Included as well are multimedia content, lesson plans, student activities, and interactives, correlated to state and national standards. There are several editions: K-12 (which has the most [...]

Florida Publishers Association 2010 President’s Book Awards

The Florida Publishers Association (FPA) presented its 2010 President’s Book Awards to members whose books were chosen as the best in 13 different categories and one special category.

Adult Nonfiction:

GOLD MEDAL WINNER — Conquer Prostate Cancer: How Medicine, Faith, Love and Sex Can Renew Your Life by Rabbi Ed Weinsberg, with Dr. Robert [...]

Library wins the Homecoming decorating contest

On par with the rest of the USF system, SGA and Student Affairs organized a full week of events for Homecoming. Among the events was an office decorating contest with the theme “Leaving a Legacy”. The Library was declared the happy winner of the contest! We used items from the library collections to illustrate the [...]

New interface for OECD database: OECD iLibrary

The Organisation for Economic Cooperation and Development (or OECD) just released a new interface for their growing information platform.

The OECD iLibrary, the new platform giving seamless and comprehensive access to statistical data, books, journals and working papers, is now available. It replaces SourceOECD and hosts all content equally so users can find — and cite [...]

New resources at the USFP Library

Here are the latest arrivals for the month of September. As always, circulating books are located in the New Books shelves in the back of the room. Reference, Faculty Publications, Children’s books and DVDs are shelved immediately in their proper stacks.

To note, we received Dr. Paul Cromwell’s latest edited book, In their own words : [...]

Banned Books Week - Thank you!

Our events for Banned Books Week at the USF Poly Library wrapped yesterday with a successful film festival. Pictures are on the Library’s Facebook and Flickr‘s pages.

We would like to thank all of those who have volunteered their time and efforts to make our events a success:

Our readers for the Read Out!

Kim Mitchell -Twilight
Amy Van [...]