Category: Books & E-books

6 New Books about COVID-19

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This review (Book Riot) by Ashley Holstrom highlights new book titles on the topic. The article also links to free children’s book about coronavirus, picture books about coronavirus procedures in school, and a master list of pandemic literature.

Historical Mexican Recipes with Free E-Books

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The University of Texas at San Antonio Libraries has been working to digitize the largest collection of historic Mexican cookbooks in the United States. The library is now releasing recipes from the collection in free e-books. The earliest book in the collection … Continue Reading

Featured New E-Resource: Encyclopedia of Science Education

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This new title offers comprehensive reference overviews about science education from leading researchers around the globe. The audience for this title includes graduate students, researchers, and educators in science education and science education research.

Accurate American History Starter Pack

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To provide our USF community with authentic histories, particularly bringing to light the stories of marginalized populations, we bring you The Accurate American History Starter Pack. Although this list is not entirely comprehensive, it serves as a starter for those interested in discovering … Continue Reading

Featured E-book: Learning in the Fast Lane

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Learning in the Fast Lane: The Past, Prsent and Future of Advanced Placement by Chester Finn and Andrew Scanlan (Princeton, 2019) traces the origins Advanced Placement programs, their influence, and impact on higher education.

Anti-Racist Reading List

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The USF Libraries Anti-Racist Reading list, curated by St. Pete’s Nelson Poynter Memorial Library,  includes library-owned resources. both print and e-books through the Libraries.. The purpose of the list is to help our community create meaningful discourse about the injustices and racial … Continue Reading

Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies

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The Bloomsbury Education and Childhood Studies collection of books and journals will be available temporarily through May 2020. Remote access will work through VPN only.

Returning or Renewing USF Library Materials

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Returning Materials If you have books, DVDs, CDs, or similar materials that need to be returned to the USF Libraries, you may use the book returns to do so. The return date will be back-dated when the USF Libraries reopen for business. … Continue Reading

Featured E-book: The Mindful School

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Mindfulness strategies are being tested out in schools to help kids who display challenging behaviors.  A new title about that has come out, The Mindful School: Transforming School Culture through Mindfulness and Compassion, by Patricia Jennings. This book covers mindfulness programs for … Continue Reading