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Using the Library: Services

Ask A Librarian

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Borrowing & Renewing

Policies and procedures around borrowing and renewing library materials and equipment.

Course Reserves

Course Reserves provide USF students convenient access to print, electronic, and other types of course materials selected by faculty to supplement the classroom experience. Electronic Reserves are accessed from the course Reserves page. Physical materials are available for check out at the Gleeson Library Circulation/Reserves desk.

Digital Publishing Services

Digital publishing services include electronic submission of student theses, dissertations and projects; online journal publishing; and conference & events management.

Document Delivery

Document Delivery is a library service for USF students, faculty, and staff providing electronic delivery of a wide variety of materials from Gleeson Library and other libraries. In addition, USF students, faculty, and staff with classes Off-Campus (either online or outside the main campus) can also have circulating books and media delivered to them.


Librarians are available to meet with faculty, staff, and students one-on-one to assist with your research needs; or to provided library instruction to your class.

Interlibrary Loan

Request materials from other libraries.

Online & Distance Services

If you teach or attend classes online or at any of USF's Additional Campuses or locations beyond the main campus, these online & distance services will be especially useful for you.