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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.

Hours: Last Week of Classes, Exam Week, and Intersession

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

The FMHI Library will be open the following hours:

  • April 21-25 (last week of classes):  Monday – Thursday, 8 AM – 6 PM; Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM.
  • April 28-May 4 (exam week):  Monday – Thursday, 8 AM – 6 PM; Friday, 8 AM – 5 PM.
  • May 5 – 9 (intersession): Monday – Friday, 9 AM – 5 PM.

Can’t make it to the library?  Contact us by phone (813-974-4471) or online.

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.

Save the Date: April 17

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

Get ready for a late night at the FMHI Library!

On April 17, librarians will be available until 10 PM to assist you with the research component of assignments, papers, and projects due at the end of the semester.

Stop by for help with USF databases, search techniques, citation management, literature reviews, and more.

Light refreshments will be provided.

Contact the FMHI Research Library for more information or to request reasonable accommodations.

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.

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