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Human Rights: About

Director, Academic Services

Nancy Cunningham
University of South Florida

Tampa Library

4202 E. Fowler Ave, LIB 122

Tampa, FL 33620

Tel: 813-974-0450


Human Rights

These are fundamental rights and freedoms that all human beings are entitled to enjoy. They are diverse and range from civil, cultural, political, social and economic economic rights. The purpose for having these rights is the creating of a  just and peaceful society that promotes development.

About this guide.

This guide is meant to help students and faculty save time and easily access relevant information that will support them in their research and teaching-learning process about human rights.

Search Tools

The USF Library Catalog

The WorldCat

These two tools are critical in searching and access to books and other information resources available at University of South Florida and in other libraries.

Some Subject Headings

The following subject headings can be used to retrieve information resources on human rights from the library catalog.

Human Rights


Civil rights

Social Justice