Enhance your learning on the new O’Reilly-Safari platform. Gleeson Library | Geschke Center now brings you unlimited access to their Academic Catalog: over 48,000 books, videos, case studies, learning paths, and content from O’Reilly conferences, from beginner to advanced. Read online or download to their app for offline use. You might know O’Reilly-Safari for its … Continue reading O’Reilly-Safari: new look, more books
In December, the Library notified faculty of our preliminary plans for database and journal cancellations for the coming fiscal year. This will mark the fifth consecutive year that the Library’s budget has been cut, and each cut necessitates increasingly significant cancellations for the Library and the faculty & students whom we support. Two years ago, … Continue reading 2019 Library Database and Journal Cancellations
The USF community has access to tens of thousands of videos and clips owned or licensed by Gleeson Library. You’ll find the library’s streaming video collections listed here; individual titles from these collections as well as DVDs, where streaming access is not available, are listed in the library catalog. Beginning September 1, 2018, the Library … Continue reading Library Streaming Video Changes Sept. 1
Do you like lists? Look back at 2017 with these Top Fives at Gleeson Library! (Updated January 29, 2018)Continue reading “2017 by the numbers”
Have you got company research projects on your mind? Need to download financials for your finance class? Searching for company ratios or filings? Or would you just like to create a list of companies based on your own criteria? If any of these sound like you, check out our new business database, Mergent Online! Mergent … Continue reading Need Company Information? Try Mergent Online!
The database list at Gleeson Library has a new look! Find it from the home page: Search > Databases and on the Databases page, click “A to Z List of Databases.” Here you will see the treasure trove of electronic resources. Search by subject Discover a subject-specific database beyond your old favorites. Search by type … Continue reading A new look for the database list
Hey, sport! During a recent reference desk shift, a researcher in the library asked me for statistics about badminton participation. I happily recommended the Sports Market Analytics database (previously known as SBRNet).
SMA gathers in-depth analytics on both professional and hobby sports: market share, demographics, venue reports, and trade publications. Although it focuses on the United States, some sports have international data as well. When I walk in Golden Gate Park, I often see a group of people playing badminton. How big a market are they participating in? Check it out: the sport of badminton engendered a 11.5 million dollar market in 2012.Continue reading “Get the score on sports resources at Gleeson”