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CFPs

Tuesday, July 29th, 2014 | Posted in Faculty, News, Students by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

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Research Hour at the FMHI Library

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 | Posted in Faculty, News, Services by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

Finalizing your fall semester syllabi? Consider adding a “Research Hour” at the FMHI Research Library (MHC 1727).

Research Hours help you facilitate student papers and projects by allowing you to work directly with your students as they begin navigating their research assignments. We provide the classroom, computers, and a 5-minute overview of library resources, while you provide guidance on the topics, problems, questions, designs, or sources considered by your students.

Research Hours requiring the use of the FMHI Library Teaching Lab are currently limited to smaller classes (20-25 students) and must be scheduled at least two weeks prior to the requested date and time. To schedule, contact librarian Tomaro Taylor at tomaro@usf.edu.

Need Something to Read?

Wednesday, May 28th, 2014 | Posted in Collections, Faculty, News, Resources, Students by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

How about a journal? Here’s what’s included in some of the latest issues available at the FMHI Research Library:

POZ (April/May 2014)

  • Renowned author Tom Spanbauer returns with a novel about HIV/AIDS, aging with the virus and falling in love (14)
  • Teens know risks but still don’t get tested – Near-Normal Life Expectancy for young people on ARVs – Dashed hopes for viral remission  – Fast-progressing HIV strain discovered by scientists (37)
  • Research roundup: Women over 50 and HIV (31)

Health Affairs (April 2014, v. 33 no. 4)

  • The elusive search for solutions to Alzheimer’s (526)
  • Alzheimer’s disease in African Americans: Risk factors and challenges for the future (580)
  • Preparing the health care workforce to care for adults with Alzheimer’s disease and related dementias (633)
  • Elder abuse and dementia: A review of the research and health policy (642)

Health Affairs (May 2014, v. 33, no. 5)

  • Socioeconomic status and readmissions: Evidence from an urban teaching hospital (778)
  • In emergency departments, radiologists access to EHRs may influence interpretations and medical management (800)
  • Lower Hispanic participation in Medicare Part D may reflect program barriers (856)
  • Foundation support for mental health (899)

JAIDS (May 2014. v. 66, no. 1)

  • Socioeconomic determinants of mortality in HIV: Evidence from a clinical cohort in Uganda (41)
  • HIV infection and its association with an excess risk of clinical fractures: A nationwide case-control study (90)
  • Implementation and operational research: Qualitative assessment of the integration of HIV services with infant routine immunization visits in Tanzania (E8)

Behavioral Disorders (February 2014, v. 39, no. 2)

  • Office disciplinary referral patterns of American Indian students from elementary school through high school (78)
  • Psychometrics and measurement invariance of the emotional and behavioral screener (89)
  • The law in the special education literature: A brief legal critique (102)

Printing and Copying at the FMHI Research Library

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Faculty, News, Services, Students by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

The FMHI Research Library is currently unable to provide self-service printing and copying.  If you need assistance printing or copying documents for your classes or exams, please work with a librarian or a student at the front desk.  Other printing locations near the FMHI Research Library include: the Shimberg Health Sciences Library and the Marshall Center Computer Lab.

We sincerely apologize for the inconvenience and hope that the situation will be resolved soon.  Thank you for your patience.

Schedule the Teaching Lab for Your Class

Wednesday, April 23rd, 2014 | Posted in Faculty, News, Resources, Services by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

Faculty and staff -  did you know that you can schedule the FMHI Research Library’s Teaching Lab for your class?  It’s true!  If you’d like to get out of the classroom for a few sessions, have a librarian provide a brief overview of library resources, and help your students get started on their research projects, the Teaching Lab is the place for you!  Reservations must be made in advance.  View our policies here.

Please request additional information about this and other services provided at the FMHI Library by contacting us here.

Update: Printing

Monday, April 14th, 2014 | Posted in Faculty, News, Resources, Services, Students by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

The FMHI Research Library’s printing issues have been resolved!  The black-and-white printer has been replaced with a new, COLOR printer.  The new printer functions similarly to the previous one -  submit your print jobs via the FMHI Library’s computers or your laptop, type in your NETID, and swipe your card at the print/copy station to retrieve your print(s).

You will notice a few minor changes:

  1. The printer name has changed.  Select USF_Ricoh_Universal
  2. The printer installation package has changed.  Download the packages for Windows 32 bit and Windows 64 bit from the USF IT Printer Installation Packages website.
  3. The FMHI Library now supports printing from your Mac!  Download the Mac print installer package.

Questions? Comments? Concerns?  Contact us.

Late Night at the Library: Thursday, April 17

Thursday, April 10th, 2014 | Posted in Events, Faculty, News, Services, Students by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

Save the date!  On April 17, the FMHI Research Library will stay open until 10 PM!  Librarians Claudia Dold and Tomaro Taylor will be on hand to assist you with database searches, search strategies, finding empirical research, citing sources, and formatting your papers in accordance with the APA 6th edition style guide.  Bring your assignments, and let’s get to work!

Light snacks will be provided.  For reasonable accommodations, please contact Tomaro Taylor at tomaro@usf.edu or 813-974-5750.

Pick up a Journal

Monday, March 31st, 2014 | Posted in Collections, Faculty, News, Resources, Students by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

While there are plenty of journals to read online, how about picking one up at the FMHI Research Library and reading it in person?  Here are a few that might pique your interest:

Behavioral Disorders, vol. 38 no. 4

  • What affects academic functioning in secondary special education students with serious emotional and/or behavioral problems? (201)
  • The relationship between victimization at school and achievement: The Cusp Catastrophe Model for Reading Performance (228)

Health Affairs, vol. 33 no. 3

  • The Affordable Care Act may increase the number of people getting tested for HIV by nearly 500,000 by 2017 (378)
  • People and places: Mapping the HIV/AIDS epidemic (427)
  • Case studies from three states: Breaking down silos between health care and criminal justice (474)

JAIDS, vol. 65 no. 5

  • Prevalence, incidence, and persistence of psychiatric and substance use disorders among mothers living with HIV (526)
  • Sexual risk trajectories among MSM in the United States: Implications for pre-exposure prophylaxis delivery (579)

Need Help Starting Your Research?

Friday, March 28th, 2014 | Posted in Faculty, News, Resources, Students by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

You have a research project.  You also have a general idea or concept you’d like to research, but you don’t have enough background information to get started.  How about using “Researcher Starters” for some help?

Researcher Starters are a feature of the Find It! tool available on the USF Libraries‘ website.

To use Research Starters, type a subject into the Find It! search box.  On the results page, look near the top of the page for the Research Starter.

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In this example, the Research Starter is Mental Health.  If you click through, you will open a full-length article.  Note here that the article for Mental Health is from the Salem Press Encyclopedia of Health, a reputable and valid source. You can download, print, and export the article and citation as you would any other electronic resource available through the USF Libraries.

You should know that, in some instances, a Research Starter may not be retrieved.  In other instances, the Research Starter may pull from a different discipline (say, Biology instead of Social Work). Although you may not find something 100% of the time, what you do find will be a good, verifiable source to help you get your research started.

April is National Minority Health Month

Thursday, March 27th, 2014 | Posted in Faculty, News, Resources, Students by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

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Every April, the Office of Minority Health works towards “raising awareness about the health disparities that continue to affect racial and ethnic minorities.”  The theme for April 2014,  Prevention is Power: Taking Action for Health Equity, is centered on critically reducing health disparities through prevention.  For more information, visit http://minorityhealth.hhs.gov/nmhm14/.  The informative site includes graphics, a toolkit, and an events calendar.

 

View the FMHI Library’s Guide to Mental Health Disparities.

 

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