Resources for the Organization & Leadership and Catholic Educational Leadership programs. For an overview of search tips, see the Leadership Studies Research handout.
- Business Databases Abstracts and full text articles on organizational leadership.
- Education Databases Focus your search with the USF education databases.
- Psychology Databases Full text and citations for psychological publications.
- Additional Databases Search multidisciplinary databases and databases in other subject areas.
- Journal Finder Search across USF databases for a specific journal or browse publications by subject. Regional students can use Document Delivery to request articles only available in print at the Gleeson Library.
- ILLiad Request articles for publications not found in Journal Finder.
Books, Dissertations, and Videos
- Library Catalog Search the Library catalog for print books, e-books, dissertations, and videos. Regional students can use Document Delivery to access materials in the Gleeson Library.
- Ebrary eBooks for iPad, Android and Other E-Readers
- Ebsco Academic eBooks for iPad, Android and Other E-Readers
- ProQuest Dissertations & Theses Global Electronic full text of dissertations from USF and other institutions.
- USF Scholarship Repository Dissertations, theses, field projects, and more
- Link Plus Quickly obtain books and videos from more than 50 cooperating libraries.
- Interlibrary Loan 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 Kate Sky for delivery options.
- Online Reference Books In addition our multidisciplinary sources, we have specialized reference materials in Business, Education, and Psychology.
- RefWorks Generate bibliographies and manage your citations online from any computer with this robust online citation management database. Free access for USF affiliates.
- Zotero Generate bibliographies and organize PDFs with this free, open source citation management tool. Loyola Marymount University has created some great video tutorials on how to get started with the standalone version of Zotero on PC and how to integrate Zotero with your word processor. For getting started with Mac, view this tutorial.
- EndNote Students, staff and faculty can purchase the discounted academic version. In addition to technical support, EndNote offers extensive training videos, guides and webinars. EndNote can also be downloaded for a free 30 day trial.
- Purdue Owl This searchable online guide to APA style provides examples of APA citation.
- U.S. Government Statistics General statistics on the federal and state level.
- International Statistics Data from worldwide organizations and individual countries.
- Education Statistics The Education Research Guide contains links to statistical resources at USF and beyond
Tests and Measurements
- USF Measurement Resources Access 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
- Refining Your Search with Boolean Operators
- ERIC (education database)
- PsycINFO (psychology database)
- ABI Inform (business database)
- Basic Searching in Ebsco Databases Includes Business Source Complete, Education Source, ERIC, Fusion, PsycINFO, SocINDEX
- Research Guides General guides on using the library resources, subject guides, and databases guides.
- Ask a Librarian Contact a librarian in-person, over the phone, by text message, via IM, or through email. Schedule an appointment to meet one-on-one with a librarian in-person or remotely.
- Library Liaison Librarian dedicated to supporting all the programs in the School of Education.
- Regional Librarians Regional campus library staff members are available to meet with students on their respective campuses.