Frequently Asked Questions

Location and Policies


Q: Where is the library?
A: We are located just north of Tampa, Florida.


Q: When are you open?
A: Check the calendar, as times vary each month.


Q: If I am an online student or a center student, can I check out materials from the library?
A: Yes, we can mail, fax, or email materials to you.


Q: I need a textbook.
A: Do you have them? In general, the library does not collect textbooks for specific classes; however, you can check Leocat (the online catalog) to see if we happen to have the one you need.


Q: I have overdue materials.
A: Can I renew online or over the phone? You can renew materials that are not overdue online. If they are overdue, you can call the library circulation desk (352-588-8476) for assistance


Q: If I am a Saint Leo student or faculty member can I get books from my local academic library?
A: Saint Leo University students and faculty have borrowing privileges at USF if they are located at the main campus. Students must show proof of current enrollment; students and faculty must have their SLU ID with them. Students at SLU Centers need to check the list of local library resources for academic libraries with whom SLU has made borrowing or in-house use agreements.



Online Resources


Q: What resources does the library offer online?
A: LeoCatVoyager, the library's online database of all books, ebooks, journals, videos, electronic collections and almost everything else owned by the Saint Leo University libraries

, a great online resource for ebooks (electronic books)

Subscription Databases, which include CQ Researcher, CQ Public Affairs, EBSCO, ProQuest, PsycINFO, WilsonWeb, the Saint Peterburg Times, and more.


Q. What other resources are recommended by the library, though not paid for by the library?
A: Other ebook resources, such as Bibliomania and Psych Classics online, along with Internet Public Library for all sorts of great ready reference and high quality websites that have been organized by category. Go to the Online Library Resources link and click on eBooks and eReference Resources > Open Access Collections.