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Hours, March 10-14

Friday, March 7th, 2014 | Posted in Faculty, Hours, News, Services, Students by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

It’s Spring Break! The library will be open during the week of Spring Break but will have slightly shorter hours than usual.  Visit us Monday -  Friday between 9 AM and 5 PM.  Regular hours will resume Monday, March 17.

Enjoy the break, get some rest, and have some fun!

Spring Break Studying

Wednesday, February 26th, 2014 | Posted in Faculty, News, Services, Students by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

Before you head to the beach, how about hitting those books?  The FMHI Research Library will be open the week of spring break.  If you need assistance with papers, projects, research topics, literature reviews, and using the databases, stop or give us a call.  (We’re also available online:  send us a question OR request a research consultation). We’re happy to assist!

Claudia Dold:  cdold@usf.edu; 813-974-7040

Tomaro Taylor: tomaro@usf.edu; 813-974-5750

Include the Library in Your Canvas Course…

Friday, January 31st, 2014 | Posted in Faculty, News, Resources, Services by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

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 library’s Course Reserves collection for your class to use. (http://bit.ly/1hZNtbp)

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

Create “digital” learning objects

  • The USF Tampa Library’s Digital Learning Studio (http://bit.ly/1c6vY23) is now open on the 2nd floor of the 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 974-1217. Library staff will help your students create video, audio, web pages, and digital objects for their final projects.

Tell your students about:

  • New Study Spaces  in the FMHI Library– Let students know about a new group study room located off the common area.  The room is equipped with internet connectivity, a computer and a television for watching Library videos.
  • Software tutorials (Atomic Learning) – Help your students learn about software packages through short, online video tutorials (http://bit.ly/19LhUYT)
  • Writing Center (http://bit.ly/1fYRU1x)
  • Tutoring & Learning (http://bit.ly/17QMXTf)
  • Office for Undergraduate Research (http://bit.ly/1bFK8W5)

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

Image courtesy of http://hscweb3.hsc.usf.edu/health/nursing/dean/usf-college-of-nursing-to-hold-canvas-day-kickoff-event/.

What’s New at the FMHI Research Library?

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

Have you seen some the recent changes to the library?

  • The CARD Resource Library now occupies the northwest corner of the FMHI Research Library.
  • Next to CARD’s new space is a new “Knowledge is Power!” wall decal (Thanks, CARD!)
  • A group study room is now available in MHC 1738.  Visit the front desk for more information.
  • And, we have four “airport stations” just waiting for you and a project partner to use.  (No, they’re not as new as the other stuff, but you’ll find them located in the middle of it all!)

Stop by and see the changes!

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!

 

 

 

 

 

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 Semester is Winding Down…

Wednesday, November 20th, 2013 | Posted in News, Services, Students by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

… and the projects are winding up!  If you need assistance conducting research for papers and projects, contact the Librarians at FMHI (MHC 1727).  We provide general research and reference assistance to all USF Libraries users and specialized assistance to those focused on behavioral and community science. We can help you brush up your skills:

Make an appointment, give us a call, or stop by today.  We’ll be happy to help you!

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.

 

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