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Resources for the Organization & Leadership and Catholic Educational Leadership programs. For an overview of search tips, see the
Leadership Studies Research handout.
Abstracts and full text articles on organizational leadership.
Focus your search with the USF education databases.
Full text and citations for psychological publications.
Search multidisciplinary databases and databases in other subject areas.
Search across USF databases for a specific journal or browse publications by subject. Regional students can use
to request articles only available in print at the Gleeson Library.
Request articles for publications not found in
Books, Dissertations and Videos
Search the Library catalog for print books,
, dissertations, and videos. Regional students can use
to access materials in the Gleeson Library.
E-Books for iPad, Android and Other E-Readers
Electronic full text of dissertations from USF and other institutions.
Quickly obtain books and videos from more than 50 cooperating libraries.
Request books, articles, and dissertations for other libraries. May take 2-4 weeks.
Curriculum Resource Center
Juvenile literature, teaching resource books, education theory, and videos. Regional students can contact
for delivery options.
Online Reference Books
In addition our multidisciplinary sources, we have specialized reference materials in
Generate bibliographies and manage your citations online from any computer with this robust online citation management database. Free access for USF affiliates.
Save citations and generate bibliographies with this free, open-source program. Loyola Marymount University has created some great video tutorials on
how to get started with the standalone version of Zotero
and how to
integrate Zotero with your word processor
This searchable online guide to APA style provides examples of APA citation.
U.S. Government Statistics
General statistics on the federal and state level.
Data from worldwide organizations and individual countries.
The Education Research Guide contains links to statistical resources at USF and beyond.
Tests and Measurements
USF Measurement Resources
Mental Measurements Yearbook with Test in Print
online and several print resources at the Gleeson Library.
Tests and Measures in USF Article Databases
Tips on finding appended tests in CINHAL, ERIC, and PsycINFO
ETS Test Link
Downloadable tests and research instruments available for a fee.
APA Guide to Finding Psychological Tests
Tips on locating and purchasing psychological tests.
Video Research Tutorials
Finding Full-Text When You Have the Citation
Finding Full-Text in Library Databases
ERIC (education database)
PsycINFO (psychology database)
ABI Inform (business database)
Basic Searching in Ebsco Databases
Business Source Premier
General guides on using the library resources, subject guides, and databases guides.
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Regional campus library staff members are available to meet with students on their respective campuses.
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