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Library Staff Professional Resources

Library e-card

This e-card for library employees

  • Provides access to Library Literature Database and our collection of professional e-books.
  • Employees at any public library, K-12 or public academic library are eligible.

Professional e-resources

Our professional e-resources include:  

  • Library & Information Science Source
  • Professional e-books with topics on: 
    • Collection development
    • Youth services
    • Marketing and outreach
    • Budgeting and fundraising
    • Advocacy
    • Technical services
    • Reference and user services

Table of contents service

Open educational resources

According to OER Commons, "Open Educational Resources are teaching and learning materials that you may freely use and reuse, without charge. OER often have a Creative Commons or GNU license that states specifically how the material may be used, reused, adapted and shared."

OER can include:

  • Lesson plans
  • Syllabi
  • Quizzes
  • Slides
  • And more

Learn more with our OER guide.

FEL for librarians

This page includes direct database URLS, MARC records, training opportunities and marketing materials created for librarians.

Statewide resource sharing

Check out your options for statewide interlibrary loan and resource sharing. 

Contact the State Library for further assistance

For FY2023-24, the percentage of total costs for the State Library and Statewide Resource Sharing program financed with federal money is 67%; the federal dollar amount to be spent on the program is $1,502,070. Local match, which includes non-governmental funding, is $742,070.31.

imls180.for.panel.jpgMany of these resources and programs are funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Florida's LSTA program is administered by the Department of State's Division of Library and Information Services.