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Consult with a librarian

Thursday, January 30th, 2014 | Posted in Faculty, Services, Students by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

A research consultation is a one-on-one session with a librarian to help you conduct research efficiently and successfully.  Consultations may include developing search strategies, structuring systematic literature reviews, and delving deeply into databases -  and much more.  To schedule a consultation with Claudia or Tomaro, complete the form at http://lib.usf.edu/fmhi/schedule-research-help/.  Include your name, email address and information about your research project, and we’ll get back to you in 24-48 hours.

“University of Michigan Library Card Catalog” courtesy of David Fulmer, http://www.flickr.com/photos/annarbor/4350629792/

Contact Us

Thursday, January 30th, 2014 | Posted in Faculty, News, Services, Students by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

Do you have a question for an FMHI Librarian?  Contact us using our new form: http://lib.usf.edu/fmhi/contact-us/.  Leave your name, email address/phone number, and a brief message, and we’ll be sure to return contact within 24-48 hours.  It’s just that simple!

And, yes – you’re always welcome to stop by or give us a call during regular business hours:  Monday- Thursday, 8 AM – 6 PM, and Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM.

“Call Me” image courtesy of: http://www.publicdomainpictures.net/view-image.php?image=5511

Happy New Year!

Monday, January 6th, 2014 | Posted in Faculty, News, Resources, Services, Students by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

Welcome to the new year, and welcome back to campus!  FMHI Librarians and Staff are here to help you have a successful and productive new year.  Here’s how we can help:

Research assistance -  Librarians Claudia Dold and Tomaro Taylor can help you focus your research question, search for pertinent information, and manage and cite the materials you’ve found.  If you’re a faculty researcher, we can conduct systematic literature reviews on your behalf or work with your research team to ensure effective search results.

Course support – Onsite reserves, customized instruction sessions, instructional videos, and embedded course content are just some of the ways we assist with classes.

Study and project spaces Check out our newest study room, MHC 1738.

Basic technical assistance -  FMHI Library students assistants can help you navigate basic library computing, printing, and scanning problems.  Just ask at the front desk!

Have a great semester!  Go Bulls!

 

 

 

 

 

Journal Subscription Changes

Wednesday, December 11th, 2013 | Posted in Collections, Faculty, News, Resources, Students by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

Beginning January 2014, the following journals will no longer be available in print.  Journal content from 2014 forward will be accessible online only via the library’s e-subscriptions.

Questions about this change should be directed to FMHI Collections Librarian, Tomaro Taylor.

Working on Your Spring Syllabus? USF Librarians Can Help!

Monday, December 2nd, 2013 | Posted in Faculty, News, Services by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

1. Request a customized library instruction session for your course (http://bit.ly/1iy5E5Q)

  • Either online or face to face. We can embed resources/instructional content in Canvas.
  • Readings for your course can be requested and placed in the FMHI or Tampa Libraries’ Course Reserves collection for your class to use. (http://bit.ly/1hZNtbp)

2. Build-in extra credit for students who need help with research skills.

3. Create “digital” learning objects

  • The USF Library’s Digital Learning Studio (http://bit.ly/1c6vY23) is now open on the 2nd floor of the Tampa  Library. Challenge your students to create videos and other digital objects for multimedia assignments. Need ideas? Contact Adonis Amparo at (Amparo@usf.edu) or call 813-974-1217. Library staff will help your students create video, audio, web pages, and digital objects for their final projects.

4. Tell your students about:

Contact us for more information. We are here to help!

Have a great holiday season.

Image courtesy of Stanford EdTech: http://www.flickr.com/photos/stanfordedtech/4911444747/.

The FMHI Library Welcomes the CARD Collection

Tuesday, November 12th, 2013 | Posted in Collections, Faculty, News, Resources, Services, Students by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

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In mid-November, the resource library for the Center for Autism & Related Disabilities at USF (CARD) will move to the FMHI Research Library.  The CARD library collection consists of informational and educational resources used by CARD staff.  Although the collection is not available for use by the general public,  the FMHI Research Library provides access to books, journals and other materials for students, researchers, families and friends interested in learning more about Autism spectrum disorder and autism.  Search the USF Libraries’ databases and catalogue for more information.

Have You Seen…

Thursday, October 24th, 2013 | Posted in Collections, Faculty, News, Students by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

… the most recent editions of these journals?  They’re at the FMHI Research Library, waiting to be read!

Evaluation and Program Planning, v. 41

  • Usability testing, initial implementation, and formative evaluation of an evidence-based intervention: Lessons from a demonstration project to reduce long-term foster service
  • The impact of taxpayer costs of a jail diversion program for people with serious mental illness
  • An economic evaluation of public programs for internationalization: The case of the Diagnostic program in Spain

Psychiatric Services, v. 64 no. 9

  • Picturing Recovery: A Photovoice Exploration of Recovery Dimensions among People With Serious Mental Illness
  • Service Use and Barriers to Mental Health Care among Adults with Major Depression and Comorbid Substance Dependence
  • Appointment Length, Psychiatrist Communication Behaviors, and Medication Management Appointment Adherence
  • Transitional Case Management for Reducing Recidivism of Individuals with Mental Disorders and Multiple Misdemeanors
  • Personal Accounts: Toward Trauma Relief and Resolution: An Experience at the Trauma Resolution Center

JAIDS, v. 64 no. 2

  • Innovative Device Methods for Adult Medical Male Circumcision for HIV Prevention: Lessons from Research
  • Novel Role of HSP40/DNAJ in the Regulation of HIV-1 Replication
  • Antiretroviral Treatment Interruptions Induced by the Kenyan Postelection Crisis are Associated with Virological Failure
  • Updates of Lifetime Costs of Care and Quality-of-Life Estimates for HIV-Infected Persons in the United States: Late Versus Early Diagnosis and Entry into Care

Health Services Research, v. 48 no. 5

  • The Disparate Impact of the ACA-Dependent Expansion across Population Subgroups
  • The Effect of Parity on Expenditures for Individuals with Severe Mental Illness
  • An Empirical Comparison of Tree-Based Methods for Propensity Score Estimation

Health Affairs, v. 32 no. 10

  • Substantial Health and Economic Returns from Delayed Aging May Warrant A New Focus for Medical Research
  • Access and Cost Barriers to Mental Health Care, by Insurance Status, 1999-2010
  • “Double Jeopardy” Measure Suggests Blacks and Hispanics Face More Severe Disparities than Previously Indicated
  • National Health Expenditures Projections, 2012-22: Slow Growth until Coverage Expands and Economy Improves

Colleen Lunsford Bevis

Tuesday, October 22nd, 2013 | Posted in Collections, Faculty, News, Services, Students by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

The FMHI Library extends sincere condolences to the family, friends and colleagues of Colleen Lunsford Bevis (d. October 11, 2013).  Mrs. Bevis was a staunch advocate for children’s mental health services and is well-regarded for her work in this and related areas.

The FMHI Library maintains a collection of  Colleen Bevis’ papers, which document her work and committment towards improved child welfare services in the state of Florida.  The collection is open to researchers. View the collection guide online.

For more information, contact Librarian and Archivist Tomaro Taylor: tomaro@usf.edu.

Library Books – At Your Service

Thursday, October 10th, 2013 | Posted in Collections, Faculty, News, Services, Students by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

Commuter Student? Only on campus once or twice a week?  Consider using the USF Libraries’ Shelf Service.  With Shelf Service, you can request that items from the FMHI Library’s circulating collection be retrieved from the shelves and held at our front desk for your arrival.  (The Tampa Library provides this service, too!).  Requests are limited to circulating books and media.  At this time, you will not be able to request the FMHI Library’s archival collections or tests & measures via Shelf Service.

Good to Know:

  • Limit of 5 items per day.
  • Items held for 7 days.
  • Please allow 1-2 days for pick-up.
  • The service is only available Monday – Friday.

If you are USF Faculty, please continue using the Libraries’ PRONTO Service.

Questions?  Give us a call at 813-974-4471.

October is American Archives Month

Tuesday, October 1st, 2013 | Posted in Collections, Faculty, News, Resources, Services, Students by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

“What’s an archive?” you say?  Visit the FMHI Research Library to find out.  You can also learn about our archival research collections by visiting: http://lib.usf.edu/fmhi/archives/historical-records-papers/.  (Additional collections are available at the USF Tampa Library Special Collections).

How can archives benefit your research?

  • Archives provide records of activity, which can be used to understand the functions, purpose,  interests, and goals of organizations and individuals.
  • Archival records can be current or non-current, which  allows researchers to better understand the context within which certain activities occur.
  • In addition to printed or textual  information, archives can include images, audio recordings and visual materials  – a wide-range of items that can support and complement your research from various angles.

What are some of the FMHI Library’s archival collections?
(If you don’t know what a finding aid is, click it to find out! Or, here’s a hint – a finding aid is a detailed description of a collection’s contents.)

  • Colleen Lunsford Bevis collection >> finding aid
  • Dr. Charles S. Mahan papers (currently, only select materials are available for research use)
  • Florida Commission on Mental Health and Substance Abuse papers  >> finding aid
  • Florida Study Commission on Child Welfare papers >> finding aid
  • JCAHO Papers on the Accreditation of FMHI >> finding aid
  • National Commission to Prevent Infant Mortality papers
  • Joseph B. Sidowski research materials >> finding aid
  • David C. Speer research materials
  • SEDNET: Multiagency Service Network for Severely Emotionally Disabled Students >> finding aid

How do I use the FMHI Library’s archival research collections?
All researchers are asked to read this page first and this page second.

Questions?
Contact FMHI Librarian and Archivist, Tomaro Taylor at tomaro@usf.edu or (813) 974-5750.

 

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