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Call for Bradley Grant Applications

The 2020-21 Bradley Grant process has begun. The annual Robert B. Bradley Library Research Grants support the research and creative endeavors of our faculty while developing our library's world-class collections. Deadline: October 9, 2020

New Faculty Grants Deadline

The University Libraries offer New Faculty Collection Development Grants to newly hired full-time tenure track faculty. These grants provide eligible faculty members with up to $1,000 to order books and media materials for our permanent collection. Requests can be submitted via the Faculty Development Grant form. Please include your name in the request and in the Department drop-down menu select New Faculty Collection Development Grant. These funds cannot be used for subscriptions or other resources that incur an annual continuing cost. The following deadlines are currently in effect:

  • Faculty hired in 2019-2020 Academic Year: January 31, 2021

For more information please contact your subject librarian.

Materials Suggestion Form

Faculty may make recommendations of books or other materials for the library to purchase by using the Library Materials Suggestion Form. This form requires a login. For more information please contact your subject librarian.

Popular Literature Collection

The FSU Libraries maintain a small popular literature collection, which has been funded through the generosity of Student Government and the F.S.U. President’s Diversity and Inclusion Mini-Grant program. Materials can be found in the Pop Lit section next to Starbucks on the first floor of Strozier Library.

2019 Elsevier Subscription Changes

In spring of 2019, the FSU Libraries exited the “Big Deal” for Elsevier subscriptions and maintained select individual title subscriptions.

Faculty Senate Library Committee

The FSU Libraries regularly consult with the Faculty Senate Library Committee about upcoming projects and strategies.

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