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Welcome to the Tyree Library!

Lawrence W. Tyree Library

The Lawrence W. Tyree Library serves the students, staff, and faculty of Santa Fe College. The Library is open seven days a week including evening and weekend hours.

The Library has staff available to assist you on all three floors. If you need research help, stop by the 2nd floor reference desk to speak to one of our librarians. For more ways to access help, see our Research Help page.


This guide introduces resources the Tyree Library provides to Santa Fe College students who are either in the Zoo Animal Technology program or studying zoology in general.

If you need a more general introduction to library research, try Research 101.

If you need help with your research, please contact the Natural Sciences Librarian, Jenna Miller (352-395-5329), or the Reference Desk (352-395-5409).


Where to Find Articles
Shows how to access the library databases and describes the databases most useful for zoology students.
How to Search
Describes search strategies from the basics of identifying keywords to using the Boolean operator AND.
How to Find Books
Shows how to locate books and eBooks in the library catalog. Includes lists of recommended books.
How to Find Information on the Web
Provides web search tips and suggested websites.
Organizing and Citing Sources
Provides links to different tools to help you cite your sources.
Zoo Animals Guide
A link to a specialized guide for researching the animals at the Santa Fe College Teaching Zoo.
Get Help
Information on how to contact a librarian for research questions.