University of South Florida Sarasota-Manatee Library Resources

USF Sarasota-Manatee students, faculty, and staff have access to the extensive holdings of the USF Library System, which include: over 1.3 million print books; over 52,000 e-journal subscriptions; over 443,000 e-books; and over 800 databases containing articles, media and other materials. Interlibrary loan (ILL) is also available; physical materials are delivered directly to the Sarasota-Manatee Information Commons Resource Desk for your convenience.

For instructions on how to access USF Sarasota-Manatee library resources, visit our Distance Learning LibGuide.

Cook Library

Jane Bancroft Cook Library serves as a joint-use facility shared by New College and USF Sarasota-Manatee.

The Cook Library is located at 5800 Bayshore Road, a 10-15 minute walk from the USF Sarasota-Manatee main building (click here for walking directions). It is open 7 days a week, except on major holidays.

To reach the library by phone dial: 941-487-4305

To access the wireless network at the Cook Library, please follow these wireless access instructions.