Librarians are available for assistance when the library is open.
If you have a question about library services or about any aspect of research, please use the following methods.
In person: 2nd floor Reference Desk
The chat service is a statewide service that may be staffed by librarians from other institutions.
Appointment: schedule a research consultation (appointments by phone or by Zoom)
Resource Specific Help: Tutorials
Due dates for items checked out before the fall semester have been extended to September 8. Please use library bookdrops to return materials. There is a drive-up dropbox next to the SF Police Station or a walk-up dropbox on the library porch; you may also use the dropbox at the Circulation Desk.
If you are no longer in the local area, you may mail back your library materials to the following address:
Lawrence W. Tyree Library
3000 NW 83rd Street, Building Y
Gainesville, FL 32606
Items checked out from other libraries via UBorrow or interlibrary loan will have due dates extended. Please do not return to bookdrops.
Interlibrary loan services have been restored; you may request books and articles via the Interlibrary Loan Request form. The UBorrow service resumes August 31.
The Reserve Collection is available. However, returned items will be subject to a 72-hour quarantine.
There is currently no physical access to stacks and collections. Please request all books or videos to pick up at the Circulation Desk or via the curbside service. For print magazines and newspapers, please ask at the Circulation Desk. All print materials will be quarantined for 72 hours after use.
Online resources continue to be available, including eBooks, streaming videos, and library databases. To log in, use your Office 365 account.
Faculty may request library instruction by contacting their library liaison. Options for instruction include custom online library lessons, customized guides, and synchronous Zoom sessions.
Your library liaison can also discuss library resources to supplement course instruction online, including eBooks and streaming videos.
These resources provide local and national help if you are struggling financially, emotionally, or otherwise.
The SF Counseling Center is available for phone and video appointments. To make an appointment with a counselor, call 352-395-5508, or email email@example.com. You may also call the Alachua County Crisis Center 24/7 at 352-264-6789.