Welcome to the Florida State University Libraries’ website, which is your doorway to an incredible array of information resources and services.
The mission of the Warren D. Allen Music Library is to support the learning and research needs of the College of Music and the University, through the provision of materials, access, and services related to scholarly research and performance of music. As a member of the university community, the Warren D. Allen Music Library supports the learning, research, performance, and recreational needs and interests of the University's community of learning.
FSU Libraries use data to drive its decision making to improve access, services, and collections for the FSU population. Here are some useful facts and figures:
Business Administration oversees the fiscal management of the Libraries as directed by the Dean. This includes everything from planning the budget to closing out expenditures at the end of each fiscal year.
The Circulation department handles the lending and retrieval of library materials. These materials include reserve items, textbooks, journals, and books. They can assist you with renewing items, and borrowing.
The Claude Pepper Library was established in 1985 as the official repository for the Claude Pepper Papers, a unique and multi-faceted collection of manuscripts, photographs, audio/video recordings, and memorabilia by and about U.S. Congressman Claude Pepper (1900-1989).
Our Collection Development department (Serials & Acquisitions Services) acquire and classify monograph and serial titles in all languages and formats. The University Libraries is committed to making its collections accessible to students, faculty and staff of The Florida State University as well as the broader scholarly community.
When you give to the Florida State University Libraries, you support the entire university. Each year, over 1.5 million students, faculty, staff and friends utilize the Libraries’ study and research facilities. Many more visit the Library online.
The Paul Dirac Science Library, located on the FSU’s Legacy Walk, has been renovated with new and improved amenities, technology, and seating! From students to faculty and staff, Dirac has a resource for you.
Facilities Management at The Florida State University Libraries effectively and efficiently provides maintenance and operational services that support the faculty, staff and students in pursuit of excellence in their individual and institutional academic research and community objectives.
Our primary mission is to give each and every student the very best available service. Specifically the College of Engineering library provides materials, services and facilities to support the needs of both FAMU and FSU engineering students.
The Friends support the FSU Libraries in their efforts to contribute to Florida State University’s stature as an outstanding research university.
The mission of Heritage & University Archives is to locate, identify, record, assist in the preservation of, and promote knowledge about the history of Florida State University and its predecessor institutions.
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The Innovation Hub is designed to support Design Thinking with the latest technologies, a Digital Fablab, Virtual Reality Lab, Hackerspace, and a variety of spaces and technologies for collaborative work supporting groups from 2 to 140. The Innovation Hub is supported by nineteen partner departments within the University.
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Florida State Law students have 24/7 access to the Research Center. Our students can also use virtual reference provided by expert research librarians.
Since 1971, the FSU London Program has offered students from across the nation a fine liberal arts curriculum in an historic seat of Western government, commerce, and literature.
Providing 21st century information resources to cultivate physicians who are expert learners, problem solvers and agents of change.
The FSU Libraries Marketing Team is committed to producing high-quality branded materials and content to better engage FSU students, faculty, staff, and the entire scholarly community. We aim to tell the story of the FSU Libraries.
The Metadata and Discovery Services Department provide accurate and sufficient metadata so that users can find, identify, select, and access library resources. We connect users with the FSU community & beyond to FSU’s rich resources. We also share expertise in metadata and description to strengthen discovery within and across systems.
Whether you are Off-Campus or in the Library, the Office of Distance Library Services is here to help!
- The FSU-Panama Branch Library is the most comprehensive English language academic library in the Republic of Panama. It primarily serves students and faculty engaged in undergraduate teaching and learning.
The Research and Information Services formerly known as Learning Commons is located on the first floor of Strozier Library. Serving primarily undergraduate students, the Research and Information Services provides a variety of resources and spaces designed to support student academic success and promote social connections.
The Scholars Commons, located on the lower level of Strozier Library, offers resources to facilitate study and research by faculty and graduate students.
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Library Security staff are responsible for ensuring the safety and protection of all individuals, their belongings and University property. Security Staff are located at the entrance/exit area of the Strozier and Dirac Libraries. In addition, Security staff routinely patrol the building. Feel free to ask for assistance at any time. The Security staff can also be reached at the Security Desk (850) 644-5426.
The Special Collections & Archives Division of the Florida State University Libraries advances research by acquiring, providing access and preserving original primary source materials.
The Library Systems Department supports information technology used throughout the University Libraries, both by library staff and library patrons.
Providing high-quality technology services, leadership in digital scholarship, and supporting new models of scholarly communication, the Technology and Digital Scholarship department delivers solutions that work in a diverse, fast-paced academic environment.
Tech Center staff will help you with your assignments, troubleshoot your equipment, and checkout equipment you might need such as cameras, projectors, and more.
The Learning Commons is located on the first floor of Strozier Library. Serving primarily undergraduate students, the LC provides a variey of resources and spaces designed to support student academic success and promote social connections.
Hours & Information (automated phone tree) -- (850) 644-2706
Circulation -- (850) 644-1486
Undergraduate Research Services -- (850) 644-3084
About The Florida State University Libraries
The mission of the University Libraries is to support and enhance the learning, teaching, research, and service activities of the Florida State University...