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Resource Libraries

Florida State University
Maguire Medical Library
FSU College of Medicine
1115 W. Call Street
Tallahassee, FL 32306-4300
Phone: 850-644-3883
Fax: 850-644-9942

Nova Southeastern University
3200 South University Drive
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33328
Phone: 954-262-3106
Fax: 954-262-1821

 

University of Florida
Health Science Center Library
Gainesville, FL 32610-0206
Phone: 352-392-2363
Fax: 352-846-2272

University of Miami School of Medicine
Louis Calder Memorial Library
PO Box 016950
Miami, FL 33101
Phone: 305-243-6648
Fax: 305-325-9670

University of South Florida
The Shimberg Health Sciences Library
12901 Bruce B. Downs Blvd.
Tampa, FL 33612-4799
Phone: 813-974-8884
Fax: 813-974-4930

 

FL News

  • Florida News and Consumer Alerts - Links to government news in areas of emergency management, children and families, health care administration, public safety, and veterans affairs.
  • Florida Newspapers - A listing from the U.S. Newspaper List, providing links to Florida newspapers, radio stations, television stations and magazines.
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    General Information

     

    Florida is located in the southern United States, with its state capital located in Tallahassee. Florida has 67 counties, and its largest city, Jacksonville, is located in Duval County in the northeast corner of Florida, on the banks of the St. Johns River and adjacent to the Atlantic Ocean. It is the largest metropolitan area in northeast Florida and southeast Georgia. Among the 50 states, Florida ranks 23rd in size, covering 59,988 square miles. According to the 2000 Census, Florida ranks 4th in population with 15,982,378 residents. (InfoPlease)

     

    Library Associations/Consortia/Local Groups

    • Florida Health Science Library Association (FHSLA) - The purpose of this organization are to foster the development of medical libraries in Florida in accordance with professional standards, to inspire and educate medical library personnel, and to implement the exchange of library materials and services.
    • Florida Library Association - The state chapter of the American Library Association whose purpose is to promote the establishment, maintenance, and support of adequate library services for all people of the state; to cooperate with public and private agencies with related interests; and to support and further professional interests of the membership of the Association.
    • Florida and Caribbean Chapter - Special Libraries Association
    • South Florida Health Sciences Library Consortium (SFHSLC) - The mission of the South Florida Health Sciences Library Consortium is to provide, share or exchange timely, high quality information, resources or continuing education, individualized to meet the specific needs of its members.
    • Southern Chapter - Medical Library Association - A professional organization made up of health science librarians from the states of Alabama, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, South Carolina, Tennessee, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico and the US Virgin Islands.
    • Tampa Bay Medical Library Network (TABAMLN) - A Tampa Bay area medical library consortia whose scope encompasses not only interlibrary loans but also continuing education and all pertinent issues related to the field of health science librarianship. It includes over 30 Medical and Health Sciences Libraries from Naples north to Tampa and east along the I4 corridor to Daytona.
     

    Libraries

    • Florida Electronic Library - The Florida Electronic Library is a gateway to select Internet resources that offers access to comprehensive, accurate, and reliable information. Available resources include electronic magazines, newspapers, almanacs, encyclopedias, and books, providing information on topics such as current events, education, business, technology, and health issues.
    • Links to Florida Libraries - The state Web site offers links to Florida's library cooperatives, school, academic, public and special libraries.
    • State Library and Archives of Florida

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