Category: E-Resources Update

Mellon/NEH Funded Project to Create Digital Open Access Books

The  first 100 open access books were launched this week on the Project MUSE platform as a result of funding provided by the Mellon Foundation and the National Endowment for the Humanities.  The project to disseminate scholarship,  particularly in the humanities, has … Continue Reading

Library of Congress Launches Website on the Constitution

The U.S. Constitution is very much a part of the current political dialogue right now and the new Library of Congress website, Constitution Annotated, provides an authoritative source for how the Supreme Court has interpreted this governing document for our nation. With … Continue Reading

Featuring Psychiatry Online

Psychiatry Online offers comprehensive online access to psychiatric textbooks, journals and professional development tools. This all-in-one virtual library provides full text access to such tools as the DSM-5 (Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders), and a collection of books, journals, APA Guidelines published by the American Psychological Association.

Changes to Kanopy Streaming Video Service

Funds ($90k) allocated in 2018-19 to support unlimited Kanopy streaming video viewing have been expended. Alternative funds have been allocated to support new Kanopy streaming video content required by faculty for course use. Currently licensed videos will remain active through their annual expiration date. Please see our list of licensed video content at Streaming Video Collections and Databases or through the USF Libraries Catalog.

APA Style Central Name Change

APA Style Central, the product from the library that includes the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association full text, is now called Academic Writer. For instructions on how to access the Manual from Academic Writer, click here.

World Inequality Database

The World Inequality Database (WID) is an open-access database of the world’s historical and current distribution of wealth and incomes within and between countries. It’s goal is to offer high quality data on issues of economic inequality and at the same time promote democratic transparency. More than 100 researchers from 70 countries contribute to this resource which is coordinated by an executive committee of five codirectors from the Paris School of Economics and the University of California Berkeley. Academics in many disciplines will find this useful because it offers visual representation of data on key indicators regarding inequality.

Recent E-books in Education

Barbeco, Steven, ed. Foreign Language Education in America: Perspectives from K-12, University, Government and International Learning, Palgrave, 2016. Catalog link: http://usf.catalog.fcla.edu/permalink.jsp?24SF034916054   Clandinin, Jean D. and Jukka Husu. The Sage Handbook on Teacher Education, Sage, 2017. Catalog link: http://usf.catalog.fcla.edu/permalink.jsp?24SF035614322   Cooper, Joy … Continue Reading