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Cannon Memorial Library Services: Cannon Memorial Library Services

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Library Information for Syllabus Addendum Updated for Fall 2023

Library Information

The library faculty are here to help. We offer one-on-one assistance with:

  • Research help (finding scholarly, peer-reviewed resources)
  • Locating specific articles or books
  • Brainstorming to determine a topic
  • Narrowing your topic
  • Using Excel, SPSS, and other applications like Word correctly
  • Citation style formats (MLA, APA, and other formats)
  • Library instruction sessions for classes & research assignments (online or in-person)

Library Help & Contact Information

Main Phone: (800) 359-5945

Library Website: use the chat widget to ask a librarian for help – it can be found in your course, and on the library website. We are here to help you!

Text: (352) 678-4393

Hours of Operation:


Library Help:

Course LibGuides:

Citation Support

Need to figure out how to cite an indirect (paraphrased) quote? Not sure if you have cited a legal case properly? We can help! Make an appointment with a librarian, or check out our YouTube channel videos, and our library handouts and templates available on the library’s website.

APA 7th Edition Support

MLA 8th Edition Support

Zotero is a free program that is recommended for students to save and organize research sources, create in-text citations and reference pages in APA, MLA or other citation formats.

Zotero Guide

Interlibrary Loan

You can request books and articles that are available from other libraries worldwide. Online and education center students can also request print books that are available on the main campus to be mailed to their home free of charge. Return postage is required.

Library Services Statement

Cannon Memorial Library Resources

Accessible in mySaintleo & library homepage

Library Instruction

To arrange library/research instruction for your classes, please contact:

Amy Harris

University Campus

Viki Stoupenos 

FL & GA Centers, Online

Christine Woods








Cannon Memorial Library

Librarians are available during reference hours to answer questions concerning research strategies, database searching, locating specific materials, and InterLibrary Loan (ILL).

Reference (CHAT) Hours

Monday – Thursday

8 a.m. –  9 p.m.


8 a.m. –  7 p.m.


12 p.m. –  5 p.m.


1 p.m. – 9 p.m.

The library provides an 800 number and an email address for general reference services: 1-800-359-5945 or . The library’s mailing address and local telephone numbers are:

MC2128, 33701 County Road 52, Saint Leo, FL 33574

352-588-8477 (Reference Desk)

352-588-8476 (Circulation Desk)

352-588-8258 (Main)

352-588-8259 (Fax)

Online Catalog “World Share” (All Books and Media) 

Click on the Library Catalog link on the Cannon Memorial Library website.  To borrow books in person from the library, present your SLU ID at the Circulation Desk. Online and off-campus students may have materials delivered to them by completing and electronically submitting article or book request forms from the Interlibrary Loan page.

Online Library Resources (Articles and E-books)

Saint Leo provides its own array of online article databases and e-book resources. Use the Databases and E-books links on the Cannon Memorial Library website to search the latest subscription databases and e-book/e-reference collections.

Subject Research Guides

Click on How do I use the Subject Research Guide?  for an introduction to relevant online and print resources the library has to offer in your given subject area – this is a great place to start your research.

Library Tutorial

A library tutorial, which takes students through accessing Saint Leo library materials, is available on the library Main Help Page, Subject Research & LibGuides.  A short quiz is included which takes approximately 20 minutes to complete. 

Supplemental Area Library Resources

Local public and area academic libraries are listed for each center: Libraries Near Your Center