New professional service position for Poly's Business Librarian

USF Poly Business Librarian Lisa Zilinski has accepted the Chair position of the Web Site Committee for the American Society for Information Science and Technology’s (ASIS&T) Information Needs, Seeking and Use (USE) Special Interest Group. Her mandate consists in creating a completely new website for the Group.

The ASIS&T has been in existence for over 70 [...]

Website of interest: ScienceCinema

It’s the end of National Engineers Week so we thought this interesting website was à-propos. By the way, did you attend the Engineering Expo yesterday, organized by the Poly Engineering Club? The Library highlighted its services and showcased items from the collection, especially recent book purchases in engineering.

ScienceCinema is a website regrouping videos produced by [...]

Open door seminars

The Library will hold open door, hands-on seminars on popular topics. These seminars are open to all students, faculty and staff; no registration required.

Database Searching
Monday, February 21st, 12:00-1:00PM – LTB 2152
Tuesday, September 22nd, 5:00-6:00PM -LTB 2153
Learn to select and access the best databases for your subject, search their content and find full-text articles.

Monday, February [...]

E-resources on trial: Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center

The USF Libraries are currently running a trial for the Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center, until May 13, 2011.

Gale’s Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center is a database that integrates scholarly, academic, and statistical content from a variety of print and online sources to offer users access to information on differing points of view on current social [...]

New e-resources: Aluka: Struggles for Freedom and FBIS Daily Reports

Two new online resources with an African focus have been added to the collection of the USF Libraries:

Aluka: Struggles for Freedom

The liberation of Southern Africa was one of the major political developments of the 20th century. The demise of Portuguese colonial rule, the end of white settler domination, and the dismantling of the apartheid [...]

“The Detroit Tigers at Tigertown” exhibit now on display

You can now come and browse our “Detroit Tigers at Tigertown” exhibit in the Library. The exhibit celebrates the 75th anniversary of Tigers spring training in Lakeland, FL.

You can find the list of the books in the exhibit here and some pictures here (but nothing beats thumbing through the books themselves!)

New resources at the USFP and FIPR Libraries

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

There are several exciting things to note:

an addition to our USF Polytechnic Faculty Publications Special Collection, Gesichtspunkte : [...]