Independent Research Students: Home

A guide designed to help Summer Research Students become acclimated to to college and to the Library's research tools and services


Welcome Summer Independent Research Students to the Eckerd College Library! This LibGuide will help you discover and utilize the tools and library materials you will need to complete your research projects. For more information about Library resources, check out the Eckerd Library homepage.

New This Summer!
Checking Items out from the Library

  • Students are permitted to check out up to 25 items for 30 days with 2 renewals of 30 days each.
  • Students will be able to check out items during the Summer once they have provided proof of registration for the Fall Semester.
  • There are no overdue fees for circulating items, rather items not returned will be billed after two reminder notices.
  • Overdue fees will still be applied to Course Reserve materials and to Circulating Equipment.

Library Summer Hours

The Summer hours for the Library are as follows:

Monday - Thursday     8:30am - 9:00pm
Friday 8:30am - 5:00pm
Saturday - Sunday Closed

Reference Librarian Hours:

Monday - Thursday

9:00am - noon*

1:00pm - 5:00pm*

*(On Call)

6:00pm to 9:00pm


9:00am - noon*

1:00pm - 5:00pm*

*(On Call)

Reduced Hours:

Tues. July 3rd 8:30am - 5:00pm
Wed. July 4th Closed

Off Campus Access

When accessing links on the library website from off-campus, you will need to be logged into your Eckerd Gmail account.  If you are already logged into your Eckerd gmail account, you will see the following page to choose an account. For more information, see our FAQ page.

Choose a gmail account
Please contact us via chat, email, phone, or come in to see us if you have any trouble accessing any of our resources. 

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Reference Librarian
Peter H. Armacost Library
4200 54th Ave S
St. Petersburg, FL 33711
Phone: 727-864-8337