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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. 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 and Georgia 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
  • Online Reference and Instruction Librarian Christine Woods 
  • Regional Librarian Viki Stoupenos (GA, FL)

Reciprocal Borrowing Agreement & Local Libraries

Saint Leo University students may utilize area public and academic libraries to supplement Saint Leo library resources. These libraries will require a borrowing card in order for you to check out materials.  Through a reciprocal borrowing agreement with University of South Florida, Saint Leo students may obtain a Special Borrower's card.  This card is usually $50 - but this fee will be waived and the card will be free to Saint Leo students who bring in their SLU ID and a state issued ID Card (such as a driver's license) and complete the special borrower's form at the USF Main Library. All books checked out from USF libraries must be returned by the Saint Leo student to that USF library.  Saint Leo students must adhere to all borrowing policies set forth by USF libraries as a user of these libraries.  The special borrower's card may be utilized at both the University of South Florida Main Library and the University of South Florida Mental Health Institute Library, but students must first go to the USF Main library to get the Special Borrower's card - ONLY the main library issues the cards for both libraries - the University of South Florida Mental Health Institute Library does not issue cards for either library.  The special borrower's card may not be used at the USF Shimberg Library, but Saint Leo students may utilize the Shimberg Library materials inside the Shimberg library and use the library scanners.  

Other area libraries available to Saint Leo University students surrounding the Lakeland area 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. To obtain a student/employee ID card, see our ID card information page. 

Academic Libraries

Florida Southern College Roux Library     |     863-680-4164

111 Lake Hollingsworth Dr. Lakeland FL

Roux Library

Southeastern University Steelman Library     I     863-667-5059

1000 Longfellow Blvd. Lakeland FL

Steelman Library

USF Tampa Campus Library     |     866-550-8036
4202 East Fowler Avenue
Tampa, FL 33620
USF Tampa Main Campus Library

USF Mental Health Institute Library     |     813-94-4471
13301 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33612
USF Mental Health Institute Library

USF Shimberg Health Sciences Library     |     813-974-2243
12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33612
USF Shimberg Health Sciences Library

Public Libraries

Polk County Public Library     |     863.519.7958

Polk County Public Library

Military Libraries

Macdill AFB Library     |     813. 828.3607
8102 Condor St.
MacDill AFB, FL 33621
MacDill AFB Library