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Library Resources
Saint Leo University students have a wealth of library resources available. The University provides live reference help 7 days a week; online databases with full text journal articles; scanned book chapters on request, and more. Local public and many other academic libraries are open to students as well.  Saint Leo University is committed to providing readily available, high quality materials and services to all its students, no matter where they are located and The Cannon Memorial Library home page  is your starting point for web-based library services and resources.

Moreover, Saint Leo University provides a Center-based librarian to coordinate library services to all students and faculty at the Shaw Education Center. For answers to reference questions, aid in developing research strategies, assistance with database searches, help locating specific materials, submitting interlibrary loan requests, or obtaining library assistance, please contact:

Regional Librarian for Florida, Georgia and South Carolina centers: Viki Stoupenos
Contact Information

If you need immediate assistance, please feel free to call or e-mail.

  • Ask a Librarian (eMail Form), phone: 800.359.5945
  • Circulation phone: 352.588.8476
  • Graduate Online Services Librarian - SLU Worldwide - TBD, please call the reference desk. (800) 359-5945.
  • Undergraduate Online Services Librarian - SLU Worldwide Michelle Joy
  • Regional Librarian Christine Woods (CA, VA, MS, TX)
  • Regional Librarian Viki Stoupenos (GA, SC, FL)

Library Card Reimbursement

Saint Leo University students attending the Shaw Education Center may utilize area public, academic, and base libraries to supplement Saint Leo resources. These libraries will require a borrowing card in order for you to check out materials. You should obtain borrowing cards at both a public library and an academic library.  

With the purpose of ensuring that every student has book-borrowing privileges, Saint Leo University will reimburse every off-campus student for one library card from a university in their area (not to exceed $150). Students need to save their receipt, fill out the library reimbursement form and contact their Education Center about how to get reimbursed.

Local Libraries in the Shaw Area
Saint Leo Shaw Air Force students may use the base library (McElveen).

In addition, area libraries available to Saint Leo University students attending the Shaw Education Center are listed below. Please telephone or review libraries' web sites before visiting in order to obtain current information on operating hours, parking details, user services and fees, access policies and if any, branch locations, also note that some libraries require that the student bring their Saint Leo University student identification card. 

Academic Libraries

Morris College – Richardson-Learning Resource Center Library     |     803-934-3230
100 West College Street
Sumter, SC 29150
Richardson-Johnson Learning Resource Center

University of SC Sumter – Jack C. Anderson Library     |     803-938-3736
200 Miller Road
Sumter, SC 29150
Jack C. Anderson Library

Public Libraries

Sumter Public Library – Downtown Library     |     803-773-7273
Downtown Library

Sumter Public Library – South Sumter Branch Library     |     803-775-7132
South Sumter Branch Library

Sumter Public Library – Wesmark Branch Library     |     803-469-8110
Wesmark Branch Library


Military Libraries

Shaw Air Force Base Library – McElveen Media Resource Center Library     |     803-895-4518
400 Shaw Drive.
Shaw Air Force Base, SC 29152
McElveen MRC Library