Library Services at University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee Campus

USF Sarasota-Manatee campus students, faculty, and staff have comprehensive access to the extensive holdings of USF Libraries. Located on the 2nd floor of the main building, the Information Commons is the extension of USF Library Services for the regional campus.

The USFSM Information Commons LibGuide: Built out for patron use, this guide details all services offered by the Library Services team at USF Sarasota-Manatee.

For instructions on how to access all USF Libraries resources from off-campus, visit our Distance Learning LibGuide.

Research Tools

  • USF Sarasota-Manatee campus LibGuides: Specially curated subject and course guides, plus useful resources. Know what they know – find it in the guides!
  • InterLibrary Loan: Request materials not available in print or online by using ILLiad, an automated system for making loan requests from other libraries.
  • USF Libraries Citing Sources LibGuide – This guide will help users identify resources to assist them in learning about different citation formats as well as provide links to USF-provided citation management systems.

Librarian Support

USF Libraries supports the needs of students, staff, and faculty from all USF campus locations by providing access to a robust set of resources (including many web-based research tools) to aid in researching classroom topics.

USF librarians are here to help you make the most of those resources. Our librarians provide reference and research assistance in all courses of study, and can help you to better organize and execute your search for the things you need to get the job done. If you’re a student, a librarian can help you develop better strategies for tracking down hard-to-find information for a research project. Instructors are encouraged to contact a librarian to schedule a library instruction session for your class. Each session is designed to meet the specific needs of your class.

If you have questions regarding Library Services or need other assistance, please contact our USF Sarasota-Manatee campus librarian directly: Jessica Szempruch, MLIS

Consultation and Scheduling

To schedule a 1:1 research consultation, or librarian-led instruction session: