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Library COVID-19 Services Information

College Response to COVID-19

For up-to-date information and the latest news, see Santa Fe College's response to COVID-19

The Library is open. For changes in access and services, please see Building Operations

Research and Reference Help

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


Phone: 352-395-5409

Text: 352-533-5545


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

Library Materials

Items Checked Out from Our Library

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

Interlibrary Loan Items

Interlibrary loan services are available use the Interlibrary Loan Request form to request books and articles. Return these items at the Circulation Desk. Please do not return to bookdrops.

Course Reserves

The Reserve Collection is available.

Print Materials

Stacks are open for browsing. You may also request books or videos for pick up at the Circulation Desk or at any of the Centers.

Online Materials

Online resources continue to be available, including eBooks, streaming videos, and library databases. To log in, use your Office 365 account.

  • To find books, use the library catalog. Click the eBooks tab to only view online books.
  • To find articles, use the library databases. Librarians are available if you need help.
  • You may also wish to view our subject guides for recommended research strategies and resources in different areas or our citation guides for information on citing in a variety of styles.

Faculty Services

Faculty may request library instruction by completing a request form. In-person instruction is offered for classes with fewer than 28 students. Options for larger classes include custom library modules in Canvas, custom online class guides, and synchronous Zoom sessions.

Your library liaison can also discuss library resources to supplement course instruction online, including eBooks and streaming videos.

Personal Resources

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 You may also call the Alachua County Crisis Center 24/7 at 352-264-6789.