Library Services for Faculty & TAs

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Scholarly Communications

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 Communications
    The USF Scholarly Communications team aids faculty and graduate students by building digital collections, advocating author rights, guiding research, preserving work online, deploying new technologies, and assisting with copyrights, working alongside liaison librarians.
  • 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.