Library Services for Faculty & TAs

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Please use this site as your one-stop shop for faculty and TA services from the USF Libraries. If there is something you need that is not listed, please make suggestions for services to add.

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Resources to Meet the Challenge of Hybrid and Online Instruction

All Library Services for Faculty

Instruction Services

Faculty Impact & Visibility

  • Promotion & Tenure
    Resources to help researchers select, measure, & promote their book, article, & chapter impact.
  • Faculty Insight Portal
    USF has partnered with Academic Analytics to offer a variety of tools to assist faculty in advancing their research and scholarly activity through use of the Discovery Suite. Requires NetID authentication. .
  • Grants & Foundation Info
    Curated list of online & print resources for researchers.
  • Selected Works
    Web-based research profiles highlighting USF Faculty research & scholarship.
  • SciVal
    Quick link to database of peer-reviewed literature; also includes journal metrics & author profiles.
  • Scopus
    Quick link to Citation database; features tools to track, analyze, & visualize research impact.


Research Services

  • Research Consultation Request
    Request a consultation with a librarian to save time & learn about specialized resources for research.
  • Alerting Service
    Info on 1) database services to alert you to new content & 2) a service to alert you when your checked out materials are coming due.
  • Citation Tools & Guides
    Lists citation softwares available from the USF Libraries and links to other helpful resources.
  • Copyright
    Links to information about copyright, fair use, and how to contact a librarian for help.
  • Data Management
    Outlines what the library can do to help you manage, and in some cases, archive, your research data.
  • Find My Librarian
    Find the library liaison who serves as a point of contact for your discipline.
  • Geographic Information Systems
    GIS helps you analyze spatial location and organize layers of information to visualize your data.
  • Open Access Initiatives
    Info on Open Access initiatives at USF in support of faculty research & instruction.
  • Planning a Grant with the USF Libraries
    Information on partnering with the USF Libraries for Grant opportunities.
  • Scholarly Communication Lifecycle
    Overview of USF libraries Scholarly Communication services: from planning, to project management, to publication, to preservation & discovery support.


  • Databases
    An A to Z list of all USF Libraries databases.
  • E-Journals
    An A to Z list of all electronic journals in the USF Libraries collections.
  • Collection Management
    Info on collection management, guidelines, assessments, access status, & user terms.
  • Data & Statistics
    Quick list of USF Libraries & open access data & statistic repositories, organized by subject.
  • Digital Commons @ USF
    Virtual showcase of USF’s research & creative content for long-term preservation & worldwide electronic accessibility. This site also includes our digital collections of images, documents, prints, maps, 3D models, & more digitized by the USF Libraries.
  • e-Book purchase Request
    Electonic form to request the USF Libraries e-books for faculty instruction.
  • Library Collections
    A listing of the various types of library collections owned, licensed, & and created by the USF Libraries.
  • Media Resources: Images, Video, and Audio
    Process and link to form to request the purchase or licensing of new videos for faculty instruction.
  • Special Collections
    Find primary source and rare materials for your research and instruction through our special collections.