Library Services, Resources, Instruction, and Facilities
The FSW Libraries, located on the Charlotte, Collier, and Lee Campuses and the Hendry/Glades Center, offer a wide array of services, resources, instruction, and facilities to support academic research. The libraries provide access to approximately 36,000 print volumes, 35,000 eBooks, 48,000 streaming videos, 4,100 DVDs, and 40 eReaders for student loan. Students have access to approximately 150 subscription databases, which provide millions of scholarly journal, newspaper, and magazine articles, as well as reference materials, streaming video, and eBooks. Students can borrow print books and articles from the libraries of Florida’s 28 public colleges and 12 public universities through the Florida Academic Library Services Cooperative (FALSC), which is part of the Florida Virtual Campus (FLVC).
The FSW Libraries provide student access to over 200 computers, wireless Internet, open study space, and approximately 20 study rooms. Library services include Inter-library Loan and Reserves. FSW Faculty Librarians provide one-on-one Research Instruction as well as formal Research Instruction Workshops to groups of students in a lab or classroom. For more information about library services, resources, instruction, and facilities, visit the FSW Libraries’ homepage at www.fsw.edu/library/. The libraries’ main search tools-the databases and online catalog-are accessible from the libraries’ homepage.
Access to Library Resources
Many of FSW Libraries’ resources are offered online. Currently enrolled students access ebooks and subscription databases using the same information required for Canvas. In order to borrow a print book from any of the campus libraries, the student must present a current FSW Buc ID Card
To learn about more about FSW Library Policies visit https://researchguides.fsw.edu/ld.php?content_id=60889878