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Faculty Library Guide: Basics

This guide describes the library resources and services available to you as faculty at Eckerd College.

Your Eckerd College ID Card

You will need an Eckerd College ID card to check out books or other library items.

You will need your Eckerd College email username and password to log-in to online library services from off-campus.

Circulation Desk phone number: x8337

Using Other Libraries

Eckerd College faculty have check-out privileges at all USF Tampa and St Pete libraries—just show your Eckerd College ID card.

Please call the library you plan to use to find out what else they may require as positive identification or proof of employment.

USF St Pete: 727-873-4123

USF Tampa: 813-974-0450


  • BooksYour Eckerd College ID card is needed for all circulation transactions
  • Loan Limit: 120 books, videos, DVDs, etc.
  • Book Borrowing Period: 90 days with 60 day renewals
  • Non-circulating items:  periodicals, reference books.

Renewing Materials Online

You can renew your checked out library materials online via your library account.

1. Login to your library account with your Eckerd College ID # and Last Name

2. Place a check mark next to the items you wish to renew

3. Select the "Renew Items" button

If you have questions or would like to renew materials over the phone, please call the Circulation Desk x8337.

Using Library Resources from Home

Eckerd College Library subscribes to many online research tools, including over 90 databases with more than 50,000 uniqure serial titles; over 7,000 electronic books; and a variety of research indexes.

Take a look at the complete A-Z or subject lists, below. At home, log-in with your Eckerd College email username and password when prompted by the database.

In the Library

The library features a wireless network, computer lab with PC and Mac computers, printers, copiers, scanner, microfilm reader,  research computers with Microsoft Office, expert assistance from reference librarians and 17 group study rooms.

Budget code photocopying is available in the Library Copy Room during business hours.