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Todat at 11:30: Faculty Panel Discussion on Henrietta Lacks

Tuesday, February 4th, 2014 | Posted in Events, Faculty, Hours, News, Students by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

Join faculty from the USF College of Behavioral and Community Sciences as they discuss The Immortal Life of Henrietta Lacks within the context of African American mental, behavioral, and physical health and well-being.  Panelists include Tamara A. Baker, Ph.D., Paul Stiles, Ph.D., and Penne Williams, MSW, LCSW.  Light refreshments will be provided.

Location: FMHI Research Library, MHC 1727
Date: Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Time: 11:30 AM

For additional information or to request reasonable accommodations, please contact Librarian Tomaro Taylor at tomaro@usf.edu or 813-974-5750.

Read More Journals

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

We have 10 journal titles onsite that are ready to be read! Here are highlights of the most recent issues:

Psychiatric Services, 64.12

  • Use of administrative data to identify off-label use of second generation antipsychotics in a medicaid population
  • Prescribing of psychotropic medications to patients without a psychiatric diagnosis
  • Interventions to increase initial appointment attendance in Mental health services: a systematic review
  • Antipsychotic formulation and one-year rehospitalization of schizophrenia patients: A population-based cohort study

Evaluation and Program Planning, 41

  • An economic evaluation of public programs for internationalization: the case of the diagnostic program in Spain
  • Building national M&E systems in the context of changing aid modalities: The underexplored potential of National Evaluation Societies

POZ, January/February 2014

  • Body counts pg
  • Faith, hope, and charity
  • POZ heroes

JAIDS, 65.2

  •  Impact of HIV Exposure on Health Outcomes in HIV-Negative Infants Born to HIV-Positive Mothers in Sub-Saharan Africa
  • The Veterans Aging Cohort Study Index is Associated With Concurrent Risk for Neurocognitive Impairment
  •  Cotrimoxazole Prophylaxis Versus Mefloquine Intermittent Preventive Treatment to Prevent Malaria in HIV-Infected Pregnant Women: Two Randomized Controlled Trials
  • Peak Bone Mass in Young HIV-Infected Patients Compared With Healthy Controls
  • Brief Report: Incidence and Risk Factors for Incident Hepatitis C Infection Among Men Who Have Sex With Men With HIV-1 Infection in a Large Urban HIV Clinic in Tokyo
  • Implementation and Operational Research: High Risk of Obesity and Weight Gain for HIV-Infected Uninsured Minorities

Health Affairs, 33.1

  • Let’s Make A Deal: Trading Malpractice Reform For Health Reform
  • Greatest Impact Of Safe Harbor Rule May Be To Improve Patient Safety. Not Reduce Liability Claims Paid By Physicians
  • National Health Spending In 2012: Rate Of Health Spending Growth Remained Low For The Fourth Consecutive Year
  • New Evidence On The Affordable Care Act: Coverage Impacts Of Early Medicaid Expansions
  • Moving For Medicaid? Recent Eligibility Expansions Did Not Induce Migration From Other States
  • The Care Span Analysis Of Early Accountable Care Organizations Defines Patient, Structural, Cost, And Quality-Of-Care Characteristics
  • Survey Finds Few Orthopedic Surgeons Know The Costs Of The Devices They Implant

Behavioral Disorders, 38.3

  • Preliminary Psychometrics of the Participatory Evaluation and Expert Review for Classrooms Serving Students with Emotional/Behavioral Disabilities (PEER-EBD)
  •  Can Students with Emotional and/or Behavioral Disabilities Improve on Planning and Writing in the Content Areas of Civics and Mathematics?

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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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.

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 »


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

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