For the Fall 2020 semester, the Shimberg Health Sciences Library and our West Wing study space will be open Monday – Friday, 8:00 am–5:00 pm. The Florida Blue Health Knowledge Exchange (MCOM+HI building downtown) is open Monday – Friday 8:00 am–11:00 am and 12:00-5:00 pm (call the posted number for assistance).!
Our West Wing study space is currently open Monday – Friday, 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, with entry from inside the Shimberg Library.
No. The Shimberg Library is open only for individual study.
It is required that everyone wear a mask that covers both mouth and nose. No eating is permitted. It is required that everyone maintain 6’ physical distancing. Some items (such as dry erase markers and headphones) are not currently available to borrow. Sani-Kits including hand sanitizer, disinfectant, and wipes are provided at various locations throughout the library. We request that you sanitize your study space at the start and end of your visit. We request that you use hand sanitizer before handling reserve materials.
Yes! Our classes have moved online to Teams. The link will be sent to you when you register for the course. Watch out for emails to the bulletin or check the calendar for upcoming classes on Searching, EndNote, and more!
Physical material donations are not being accepted at this time.
Laptops are available for checkout at both the Shimberg Library and the Florida Blue Health Knowledge Exchange. As of 9/22/20, new laptop loans will have a due date of 11/25/20 (day before Thanksgiving / end of in-person classes).
As of 9/22/20, we are planning to extend existing loans on laptops and books from our circulating collection through 11/25/20 (day before Thanksgiving / end of in-person classes). We will be contacting you via email once your materials have been extended. Feel free to contact us at HealthLibServices@usf.edu or 813-974-8432 if you have any questions.
Returned items may remain on your record for up to 7 days before being processed, but will be backdated at check-in.