The Reference Department computer lab by the entrance of the library now features brand new iMacs and Windows 10 computers, both of which are powered by super-fast solid state drives. If you’re looking to use Photoshop, head up to the iMac classroom on the 2nd floor — you can use it whenever there is not … Continue reading Gleeson’s Newest Technological Additions
On June 1, 2016 the library catalog and remote access to databases will be unavailable from 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m. Services affected include Ignacio, the Library Catalog; Library Databases; My Library Record; Interlibrary Loan; Reserves, and Link +. The Library system is being migrated to a hosted environment at Innovative Interfaces Inc., the vendor … Continue reading Library Systems Down June 1, 2016
In preparation for the Lo Schiavo CSI Building construction in May, ITS will be conducting infrastructure work that will result in service disruptions. For the Library, this means interruptions to network and Internet access. When these interruptions occur, this will also affect off-campus access to all online library services such as: Article Databases Ignacio, the … Continue reading Online Service Interruptions March 4-6
For those who want to be able to make the library catalog work better for themselves, we provide a growing group of tools that allows USF community members to log in and keep track of their own library use. One way you can help all our library users and add value to the catalog is … Continue reading How to customize the library catalog with your tags, reviews, and virtual class collections
With 131 chemistry theses available full-text online, the chemistry phase of the Master’s Thesis Project is now finished. The chemistry theses are searchable by content, using “Thesis Keyword,” under Advanced Keyword Search in Ignacio.” The image below is from Youling Zou’s 2005 thesis, Attempted identification and characterization of metallothionein in Dictyostelium discoideum, and depicts the … Continue reading Chemistry master’s theses are now available full-text online
With all the talk about printed newspapers dying out, there’s a funny video on YouTube from a 1981 news program on San Francisco’s KRON channel 4. On it, they describe how some people are now able to read the San Francisco Examiner and San Francisco Chronicle using their home computers. It’s a great reminder of … Continue reading Reading newspapers on computers in 1981
Following the digitization of our computer science and theology master’s theses, we now have a total of 123 biology master’s theses available full-text online. They cover a period dating from the present, back to 1950. With the exception of a few of the very oldest, whose text defied character recognition, these are all searchable by … Continue reading Biology master’s theses are now available full-text online.