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Distance Learning

We understand that utilizing FSU Libraries' resources and services at a distance comes with unique challenges. Explore the links below for library support that will help you meet your academic goals.

Library Resources for Classes & Research

The library website is your gateway to the library at a distance.

Get Help from a Librarian

Librarians are here to help you effectively find and use the information you are looking for.

  • Chat live with a FSU Librarian on Ask A Librarian
  • Take a look through our FAQ's & Answers
  • Schedule a Consultation with a subject librarian and select "Remote Consultation" if you are unable to come to campus
  • Call us! Undergraduate services at (850) 644-1486, graduate or faculty services at (850) 644-6061, or Dirac Science Library at (850) 644-5534

Borrow, Renew, Request Items

Being a distance learner doesn't mean you are limited to our online resources. If you live beyond 30 miles of the FSU campus, you are eligible to have materials sent to your home address. Find more information at Interlibrary Loan FAQ

  • Place a request for an interlibrary loan book or article through ILLiad using your FSUID and password
  • UBORROW allows you to request materials directly from participating Florida state universities and colleges
  • Renew and manage your items through My Account

At FSU Libraries

Even if you are a distance student, we encourage you to visit one of the FSU Libraries. 

As your Extended Campus and Distance Services Librarian, I value your feedback. Please contact me questions, concerns, or comments in regards to your library experience at a distance.


About The Florida State University Libraries

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