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Distance Learning

All library services at FSU are available to the distance education community. Our desired contribution to your success extends beyond simply providing access to scholarly resources. We understand that utilizing FSU Libraries' resources and services at a distance comes with unique challenges. We hope to establish a meaningful and active relationship that will support your 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 for undergraduate reference at (850) 644-1486
  • Call us for graduate or faculty reference at (850) 644-6061
  • Call us for Dirac Science Library reference 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 50 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.

Lindsey Wharton -
Michelle Demeter -