Access and Borrowing
Current faculty, staff and students can use their Seminole State Account to access library databases, eBooks and other electronic resources:
Your username is your College email address
(students use username @live.seminolestate.edu)
Your password is your Seminole State password (Canvas/Computer/Outlook)
If you need help with your login, see the Help Desk website.
Articles and Databases
To access articles through the library databases visit the Library Databases list. Before performing a search, you will be prompted to log in - use your Canvas login name and your Canvas password.
- Instructions on finding database articles can be found in the Find Articles guide.
- If our libraries don't have access to specific article(s) that you need, please submit a request through the Interlibrary Loan (ILL) service.
- If you need research assistance, chat with us, make an appointment, or email us at email@example.com.
Books and eBooks
Seminole State currently has more than 75,000 print books on four campuses, and nearly 40,000 eBooks available online. Books and eBooks are selected for the library collection according to the collection development guidelines.
- Search for books and ebooks in the library search engine.
- For instructions on searching, visit the Find Books & Media guide.
To view eBooks, log in using your Canvas login name and your Canvas password.
Request/recommend titles for the collection through the Materials Request Form.
To access streaming media, you can search through the library search engine or visit a specific database or website. Databases with media include:
Equipment is currently available for loan; please refer to the Tech from the Library Guide for up-to-date inventory and terms.
Physical materials on reserve are available for checkout to current students. Search your course code (example: SLS1101) in our library search engine (Primo) to find available items.
Visitors, Alumni and Retirees
Campus libraries are open to visitors, alumni and retirees. Retired Faculty may use Interlibrary Loan (up to 5 items at a time).
Currently enrolled UCF students have full access and borrowing privileges at Seminole State. In addition, Seminole State students have privileges at UCF libraries. For a full list of library services, review Seminole State College/UCF Joint-Use Library Services on the UCF website.
Renewals, Fines and Fees
Most library materials do not accrue overdue fines, except for certain technology items (view the full list).
To renew a book, login to your library account and select the "Loans" tab. Click on the item you would like to renew and select "Renew Loan". If the item is listed as "Not Renewable", please contact the library for assistance at 407.708.2618.
All library materials that are lost or damaged will incur a fee for the replacement cost.
Fines and fees can be paid at one of the Seminole State Cashiering Services offices. If your account shows a block or a hold, please contact the library at 407.708.2618.