Library Services

Services for the Community

Members of the general public are welcome in all University Libraries locations and may use our resources on-campus. If you wish to check out books or use other services, please consider joining the Friends of University Libraries.

Welcome to Cook Library Guide

Welcome to Gulf Coast Library Guide

Research Services

Ask-a-Librarian - receive information and research assistance via e-mail or chat

Research Guides by Subject - includes additional guides, such as Find Fiction, Genealogy Research, and Government Publications

Citation and Style Guide Help

Plagiarism Tutorial

Help & FAQs - about the Libraries

Technology Services

Find available computers in Cook Library or Gulf Coast Library - available computers are indicated by a green computer icon.

Bibliographic and Collection Development Services

Catalog Error Report - report a problem with a record in the library catalog

Order Inquiry - ask about a book, journal, or other resource listed in the library catalog as on order or in process

Suggest a Purchase - recommend purchase of a book, video, journal, or other item

Other Services

Faxing and Scanning - send a fax or have pages scanned and sent to an e-mail address

Libraries Statistics
(FY 2015/16)

Weekly public service hours: 116

Faculty/Librarians: 22
Staff, full-time: 42
Student assistants (FTE): 11

Checkouts/loans: 27,875
Items used in the library: 13,259
ILL outgoing: 2,236
ILL incoming: 4,738
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