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FSW Libraries

All FSW Libraries will be Closed through Friday, May 1st. For information on services available during the campus closures please click here.

Ask-A-Librarian "Live Chat" will be actively monitored by your team of FSW Faculty Librarians ready to serve all of your research needs during the following hours each week during the campus closures starting Saturday March 21st, 2020:

Monday: 10:00a.m. to 9:00p.m.
Tuesday: 10:00a.m. to 9:00p.m.
Wednesday: 10:00a.m. to 9:00p.m.
Thursday: 10:00a.m. to 9:00p.m.
Friday: 10:00a.m. to 4:00p.m.
Saturday: 12:00p.m to 6:00p.m.
Sunday: Closed

Additionally, students may use the Email or Text Us links to communicate directly with FSW Faculty Librarians.

Contact Information & Library Locations

Need to visit one of our four library locations?
Click here to see the hours and locations for all the FSW Libraries.

Need to contact one of your Friendly Neighborhood Librarians?
Click here to see a directory of faculty and staff at all the FSW Libraries

Swank Digital Campus

Our new resource, cloudLibrary, makes it easy to search and browse the content you want to read. The collection includes both popular (think graphic novels and best sellers) and academic works, and is organized in a sleek, contemporary package complete with cover art, reading tools, and more. The collection can be used via a wide range of eReading devices and apps. Right now, users are able to view and download content on to the following devices: iOS app, Android App, NOOK app, Kindle Fire App, as well as directly on cloudLibrary's website found by click on this announcement.

Access Swank Digital Campus through the link below:
Swank Digital Campus

Read about the great accessibility features of the database at the link below:
Swank Digital Campus and Accessibility Tools

NEW! cloudLibrary by bibliotheca

Florida SouthWestern State College Libraries now offers more access to streaming movies for academic use, obtained through Swank Digital Campus. Swank partners with major Hollywood studios, documentary providers, independent filmmakers and international film companies to provide a diverse library of films and TV shows, including titles like “Dunkirk,” “Moonlight,” “To Kill a Mockingbird,” and “An Inconvenient Truth.” The wide range of titles ensures all academic departments can find the movies needed to promote active and engaged learning in their classrooms.

Check it out and let your friendly neighborhood librarians know what you think! We are always looking for feedback.

OER Resources LibGuide!

A collection of helpful links and information to assist faculty as they look for Open Educational Resources (OERs) for their courses. It's a work in progress so please check back often!

Feature Films for Education Collection

Check out the FSW Libraries' new Feature Films for Education Collection! With more than 590 full-length feature films, this outstanding collection focuses on both current and hard-to-find titles for educational instructional purposes, including literary adaptions, blockbusters, classics, Academy Award® winners, and more.


Is this "fake news?" It's hard to tell sometimes, but the FSW Libraries can help with access to Flipster, a platform for browsing full color electronic versions of periodicals like Time, Newsweek, Rolling Stone, and Wired. Flipster offers you authoritative sources for your news.