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What library forms are available online?

Account Authorization Form
Print form, fill out and give to the Circulation Desk Staff

Reserve Request Form (Faculty Only)
Print form, fill out and give to the Circulation Desk Staff
Place Shimberg Library or personal items on course reserve for patron use

Last Updated on Tuesday, 13 January 2015 12:00

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Remote Access Help

Find the question below which best matches the issue you're experiencing.  If you still need help after reading this page, call Shimberg Library at (813) 974-8432 (during open hours) for assistance.

BEFORE YOU CALL:  If you are experiencing login issues, please confirm that you can log into your USF Health email (webmail.health.usf.edu). A failure to access your USF Health email indicates an issue with your USF Health account, and you should contact USF Health IS first at (813) 974-6288, or reset your password at health.usf.edu/is/manage-your-account.

Last Updated on Thursday, 09 July 2015 16:17

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How do I cite a resource?

http://www.lib.usf.edu/citing-sources/

Last Updated on Friday, 26 April 2013 11:42

Printing at the Library

Paid printing is available to all patrons who use the library.  USF patrons may use their USF ID or purchase a Bull Bucks card from the vending machine located outside the computer lab.  Non-USF patrons must purchase a Bull Bucks card from the vending machine.

The cost for printing is:
11¢ per page for black and white.
22¢ per page for color.

To print, patrons can install the appropriate printer package for their operating sytem or send the document via email.  Printing via email is only available to patrons with a USF email account.  Non-USF patrons must use a Bull Bucks card to print.

Use the USF Printer Package
This is only used for laptops and desktops running Windows or OS X.
To print from mobile devices such as a cell phone or tablet, please see Print via Email

To download the printer package, go to http://www.usf.edu/it/class-prep/printer-installation-packages.aspx
Once the download completes, follow the instructions at http://www.usf.edu/it/class-prep/how-to-print.aspx to install the printer package and print your document.

Print Via Email
To print using email, you must send the document or image using your official USF email address.  If you do not know your official USF email address, you can find it by going to https://netid.usf.edu.  Login using your NetID.  Once you login, click on “Select your Official USF E-mail Address”.

To print the document or image in color, send it as an attachment to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..
To print the document or image in black and white, send it as an attachment to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Note:Currently, USF Health email is limited to attachments of 25 MB or less.

Below is a list of supported file types that can be printed via email.
Document file types:
.csv, .doc, .docx, .dot, .eml
.msg, .odt, .ods, .ott, .odp, .pdf
.pot, potx, .pps .ppsx, .ppt, .pptm, .pptx
.rtf, ,txt, .vdm, .vdw, .vsd, .vss, .vst,  .vsx, .vtx
.xls, .xlsm, .xlsx, .xlt, .xltm, .xitx

Image file types:
.bmp, .gif, .jpeg, .jpg, .png

To Retrieve Your Job
Go to any printer located in the library and swipe your USF ID or Bull Bucks card.  Once validated, a list of documents you have submitted will be shown.  Select your document and hit the Print button on the screen.

Note: You must enough funds on your USF ID or Bull Bucks card to print a document.  You cannot partially pay for and print a document.

For more information about Printing on Campus visit http://www.usf.edu/itprinting.
For more information about Bull Bucks visit http://www.usf.edu/bullbucks.
For help with your USF ID, NetID or Bull Bucks, contact USF IT at (813) 974-1222 or This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Last Updated on Thursday, 27 August 2015 13:53

How can I find peer reviewed journal articles?

Peer-reviewed journal articles have been analyzed by independent subject experts prior to acceptance for publication.  There are several ways to find a peer-reviewed (aka refereed) journal article.

Last Updated on Thursday, 20 August 2015 09:40

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How are the books organized?

Books are located on the first floor of the Shimberg Health Sciences Library and are arranged by subject with call numbers according the the National Library of Medicine.

http://www.nlm.nih.gov/class//OutlineofNLMClassificationSchedule.html 

 

Last Updated on Friday, 26 April 2013 11:40

How can I make a donation to the Library?

The Shimberg Health Sciences Library acknowledges the great importance of monetary gifts to the Library's future development and growth. A financial gift helps ensure the continued excellence of our Library to meet the changing information and research needs of students, faculty and staff of the Health Sciences Center, and enriches their educational, and life-long learning pursuits.

Last Updated on Thursday, 19 February 2015 10:21

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