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Reserve the Library

Wednesday, July 29th, 2015 | Posted in Uncategorized by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

Sometimes, it’s good to get away from the classroom.

Shake things up a bit by scheduling a class in the FMHI Research Library. Students and faculty using the Library have access to the following:

  • Librarians to assist with research projects
  • 10 laptops + 10 desktops
  • Wireless technology, including printing
  • Jumbo presentation screen
  • Access to electronic and print resources
  • Flexible space for large or small group sessions
  • Teaching lab

Call today to schedule: 813-974-4471.
Prefer email?  Contact Tomaro or Claudia.


Today is World Suicide Prevention Day

Wednesday, September 10th, 2014 | Posted in Uncategorized by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

Today is World Suicide Prevention Day.

The Tampa Bay Suicide Prevention Task Force, in collaboration with the Suncoast Yellow Ribbon Project and the Carrollwood Cultural Center, has organized “Share the Strength of Hope” at the Carrollwood Cultural Center, 6:30 – 8:30 PM.  The candle light vigil will feature coping technique activities, spoken word presentations, and hands-on activities for participants 13 and up. Resource materials will be provided onsite.

For more information about World Suicide Prevention Day, contact the Crisis Center of Tampa Bay.


April 2 is World Autism Awareness Day

Thursday, March 27th, 2014 | Posted in Uncategorized by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

How will you celebrate World Autism Awareness Day on April 2, 2014? Autism Speaks encourages supporters to “Light it up Blue.”  Visit this page for more information.


Ask a Librarian

Wednesday, July 24th, 2013 | Posted in Uncategorized by Tomaro Taylor | No Comments »

The Ask a Librarian service turns 10 years old this month!  Help us celebrate by clicking the link, logging in, and asking us a question!


HIV/AIDS Resources

Thursday, April 12th, 2012 | Posted in Uncategorized by Tomaro Taylor | Comments Off on HIV/AIDS Resources

On April 13th and 14th, the Florida Department of Health’s mobile exhibit “Faces of HIV” visits Sessums Mall on the USF Tampa Campus.

Looking for resources to increase your knowledge of and support your research on HIV and AIDS? In addition to visiting the USF Center for HIV Education and Research, visit the Library.  The FMHI Research Library has books, journals and access to electronic resources that can provide the information you need.

Print journals include:

Contact us for more information or to schedule a research consultation.


Applied Behavior Analysis

Monday, January 30th, 2012 | Posted in Uncategorized by Tomaro Taylor | Comments Off on Applied Behavior Analysis

USF Applied Behavior Analysis Undergraduate Minor

A new minor in Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) was announced recently by the Department of Child and Family Studies.  Whether you’re studying ABA at the undergraduate or graduate level, the FMHI Research Library has materials to support your coursework and research.

The library’s ABA subject guide identifies key journals and books of use to those in the field.   Other resources can be located using the USF Libraries catalogue, available at http://www.lib.usf.edu/.
Try the following searches, and see what you find:

  • applied behavior analysis   [keyword]
  • behavioral assessment   [subject heading]
  • behavior modification   [subject heading]
  • behavior therapy   [subject heading]
  • developmental disabilities   [subject heading]
  • single subject research   [subject heading]
  • human behavior  [subject heading]

Contact the FMHI Research Library at 813.974.4471 or FMHILibrary@usf.edu for assistance.


Apps for Children with Autism

Thursday, January 12th, 2012 | Posted in Resources, Uncategorized by Tomaro Taylor | Comments Off on Apps for Children with Autism

The following websites provide reviews of smartphone/mobile applications for children with special needs:

  • iPad Apps for Autism: Google docs site with apps categorized by type.
  • SNApps4kids.com (Special Needs Apps for Kids):  Easter Seals-based program with reviews conducted by special education teachers and certified therapists.
  • a4cwsn.com (Apps for Children with Special Needs): Includes video reviews,  guest app lists and links to free educational apps.
  • iAutism.info: Database of nearly 70 Android and 400+  iPad and iPhone apps.

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