Student Resources

All the check out privileges, loan periods, fines.

How to Check Out Materials


UNF students can borrow library materials for free using their Osprey 1Card, which is their student ID card. Remember, you also need your Osprey 1Card to enter the library building!


Librarians Can Help

Need help finding and evaluating sources? Having trouble citing in MLA or APA? Schedule a Research Consultation for expert librarian assistance!

Items Available for Check Out

It's not just books! Here are some of the items that students can check out:

  • Books
  • Movies (DVD and VHS)
  • CDs, LPs, and Scores
  • Laptops (Dell and Mac)
  • Graphing Calculators
  • Dry-erase markers
  • Phone chargers

Books & Media

The Library houses over 800,000 items in the building and provides access to millions more online. Ebooks can be read online or "checked out" by downloading for use offline (ebook checkouts vary from 3 to 7 days). Did you know that Undergraduates can check out 100 items at a time, including up to 40 media items? You can read more about loan periods and fines at the policy below.  

Subjects: General Research
Tags: basic research, library how-to