Recent E-books in Education

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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

Amistad Research Center Digital Projects

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The Amistad Research Center from Tulane University includes a dozen or so digital projects that focus on America’s ethnic and racial history, the African diaspora, human relations and civil rights. The digital collection includes over 3,000 digital objects: photographs from 1887-1952 of … Continue Reading

Sanborn Maps from the Library of Congress

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Library of Congress now offers about 3, 500 Sanborn maps from 15 states. Maps can be downloaded as GIF (thumbnail), JPEG, JPEG2000 and TIFF images. The collection offers detailed historical information about buildings and urban areas. The project is expected to be … Continue Reading

Getting Started with Copyright

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In this USF Tampa Library’s video on copyright,  librarian LeEtta Schmidt lays out the major points of copyright, fair use, public domain, and more. To learn more about copyright and USF policy check out our guide: http://guides.lib.usf.edu/copyright

Save the Date! Textbook Affordability Events in January

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The USF Tampa Library is featuring a two-day event on January 24-25, 2018, on Textbook Affordability. The purpose of this event is twofold: 1) to create an awareness of cost-reducing measures that USF has put into place to lower the price of … Continue Reading

New Library Website

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Now live at http://lib.usf.edu! The new USF Libraries website gives the USF community what it’s been asking for – a great mobile experience, more color and contrast, and easy access to the resources you use most.  Our website team is always glad … Continue Reading

The 7th Annual Dissertation Forum

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On Thursday, February 1st and Friday, February 2nd the USF Tampa Library is hosting the Seventh Annual Dissertation Forum. Sessions for this mini-workshop include advice from Dr. Ruth Bahr, Associate Dean of Graduate Studies, about what Dissertators should know, Writing Studio information … Continue Reading

OER Adoptions on the Rise

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More and more instructors are choosing open educational resources over traditional textbooks, a survey reveals. Adoption of OERs can save financially strapped students money and are one solution to the problem of textbook affordability.  Click here to read more.

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