Getting Started with Copyright

In this USF Tampa Library’s video on copyright,  librarian LeEtta Schmidt lays out the major points of copyright, fair use, public domain, and more. To learn more about copyright and USF policy check out our guide:

New Library Website

Now live at! The new USF Libraries website gives the USF community what it’s been asking for – a great mobile experience, more color and contrast, and easy access to the resources you use most.  Our website team is always glad to hear your feedback, concerns, or suggestions. Feel free to share them:  …

Social Media Lawlessness: Copyright Infringement in Your Sharing

Copyright Librarian, LeEtta Schmidt, has written this helpful post about sharing and reposting on social media. We consume, save, copy, and share information all day long. Our online world facilitates this more than our physical world ever did. The ease with which we can post, comment, share, and re-post an idea is an underpinning foundation …

The 7th Annual Dissertation Forum

On Thursday, February 1st and Friday, February 2nd the USF Tampa Library is hosting the Seventh Annual Dissertation Forum. Sessions for this mini-workshop include advice from Dr. Ruth Bahr, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, about what Dissertators should know, Writing Studio information and support, copyright information, and lightning rounds that address the research/writing process. A …

OER Adoptions on the Rise

More and more instructors are choosing open educational resources over traditional textbooks, a survey reveals. Adoption of OERs can save financially strapped students money and are one solution to the problem of textbook affordability.  Click here to read more.

EBSCO Curriculum Builder

With just a click of the mouse you can add full text library articles to your Canvas course reading lists with EBSCO’s Curriculum Builder. See the screen cast below for instructions.

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