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

Reference Services

Ask-a-Librarian - receive reference 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 2011/12)

Professional staff (FTE): 37
Support staff (FTE): 29
Student assistants (FTE): 12

Weekly public service hours: 111

Checkouts/loans: 193,842
ILL outgoing: 4,897
ILL incoming: 7,382
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