GAO Reports

Looking for in-depth analysis of a federal program you’ve heard about in the news? Then you’ll be really pleased to discover the reports issued by the Government Accountability Office (GAO). GAO is an independent, nonpartisan agency that works for Congress. Sometimes referred to as the “congressional watchdog,” GAO investigates how the federal government spends taxpayer … Continue reading GAO Reports

APA Publication Manual Sixth Edition Corrections

The American Psychological Association (APA) recently published a new, sixth edition of the Publication Manual of the American Psychological Association. You can find a copy of the manual at the library reference desk, on course reserve, and in the Gleeson library online catalog. Shortly after the new edition was released, news began to circulate about … Continue reading APA Publication Manual Sixth Edition Corrections

Hathi Trust Digital Library

This is pretty nifty. Hathi Trust is a digital repository of materials being scanned at research libraries. (Hathi is the Hindi word for “elephant.”) You can get the fulltext of out-of-copyright books and government publications. I found examples of old government documents with fulltext in Hathi Trust, but not in Google nor Google Books. I’ll be using this a … Continue reading Hathi Trust Digital Library

Street Children Awareness Week

April 1-8, 2009  is Street Children Awareness Week at USF. Please drop by Gleeson Library|Geschke Center to see our book display on street children in Africa. You can borrow any of the publications on display. We’ve also created a companion online resource guide. The week’s events are sponsored by USF Umthombo, the African Studies Department, … Continue reading Street Children Awareness Week