Recycling

For those of you with used cell phones, pagers and batteries, Patrick Crookston has made arrangements for these items to be placed in collection boxers in the mail room of the USF Tampa Library so that they can be recycled. Also on the list of recycled items for collection are used printer toner cartridges. Save …

New Browser Extension Supports OA Use for Scholars

A Chronicle of Higher Education article recently reports that the Open Access Button is a new tool that helps researchers gain free access to copies of articles and many libraries are integrating it into interlibrary-loan arrangements.   Another new tool, Unpaywall, is a non-profit, open source browser extension. When an Unpaywall user lands on the page …

Rebuilding an Online Reputation

The Tampa Bay Library Consortium is sponsoring a live webinar on Wednesday, May 24th from 12-1 PM, “Building an Exit Plan: Pulling the Plug on Your Online Life.” Our students in particular often make “digital mistakes” and need to work on rebuilding their online reputation. This session discusses how to help users remove their online …

Digital Scholarship in Action Events, March 2nd and 3rd

Digital Media Commons at USF Libraries via kwout On Thursday and Friday March 2nd and 3rd there will be several presentations in the USF Tampa Library related to digital scholarship. For those interested in these topics, please pass the word to fellow faculty members and students. The schedule of events in the Digital Media Commons …

Digital Media Center Workshop Series

Are  you or students you know interested in learning more about using multimedia software? The DMC (Digital Media Commons) now has a Spring 2017 series that includes learning about Adobe Creative Cloud, Adobe Premiere Pro, Adobe Photoshop, Adobe Illustrator, and Adobe InDesign.  Click here to register!

Lynda.com is Here!

With the help of technology fees, the USF community now has one of the top online learning platforms that helps them learn business, software, technology and creative skills to achieve personal and professional goals. Users have access to the lynda.com video library of engaging, top-quality courses taught by recognized industry experts. See the video below …

Resources for Distance Learners Video

Blended Librarian, Stephanie Jacobs has created an instructional video for distance learners about resources and services available to them. This video is especially helpful for including as introductory material about the library within online courses.