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The Architecture & Fine Arts Library serves the University and the Arts & Design communities.
The Education Library supports the teaching, research, and service of the academic degree programs within the College of Education.
The HSCL is an active partner in the education, research, training and clinical needs of the HSC colleges
LibWest is dedicated to research and creative exploration in the Humanities and Social Sciences.
The collections and reference services at Marston are focused on STEM disciplines.
Smathers Library is the oldest library on the University of Florida campus.
COLLECTIONS, DEPARTMENTS AND PROJECTS
Our collections range from recent aerial photography to antique maps and contain approximately 500,000 maps, 300,000 aerial photographs and satellite images, 8,000 atlases and reference books, as well as a growing number of geospatial datasets. It is one of the largest academic map libraries in the United States and specialties include Florida, Latin America, Africa, and the Middle East.
The George A. Smathers Libraries have an active exhibition program that shares, interprets and promotes the collections. Exhibits support and enhance the Libraries’ role as an intellectual center of the university.
The Conservation and Preservation Unit is responsible for the physical condition of the collections of the University Libraries. Services include care and handling guidance, training, collection assessment, repair and treatment of circulating and special collections, rebinding, construction of protective enclosures, and environmental monitoring. The unit also serves as a resource for the University and the general public for questions relating to the conservation of books, paper, and photographic materials.
Our materials and personnel advance the University’s research mission and spark the minds of its students. Our department is home to substantial holdings of rare print, maps, archives, and manuscripts, as well as interdisciplinary collections about geographical, national or cultural regions.
The US Caribbean & Florida Digital Newspaper Project is a collaborative project between the University of Florida George A. Smathers Libraries, the library system at the University of Puerto Rico–Rio Piedras, and the University of the Virgin Islands, as part of the state and territories’ involvement in the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP). With funding provided by the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH), the project will digitize approximately 100,000 pages of historic newspapers published through 1963.
Located on the third floor of the historic Smathers Library, LACC is among a small number of academic research library collections in the United States devoted to collecting Latin American and Caribbean materials.
Governor’s House Library is managed jointly by UF Historic St. Augustine, Inc., and the UF George A. Smathers Libraries with the mission of preserving and providing access to the historical resources that enhance our understanding and appreciation of St. Augustine’s built heritage. Primarily created by a defunct state agency, the Historic St. Augustine Preservation Board, the collections in the Governor’s House Library document the city’s built environment and provide invaluable historical information about the city and its inhabitants through time.