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Your librarians will help you access information effectively and efficiently and evaluate information resources critically. These resources will help you begin your research and writing. Contact us at 863-680-4164 for personalized assistance.

Find Books, E-books, & DVDs
The library collections include over 145,000 print books and over 430,000 electronic books and related items. Search the library catalog to identify and access these resources.

Search for books, e-books, journal articles, and much more using a single search box. This link defaults to the advanced search interface.

Browse Roux Library's subject list to identify subject areas and their physical location on the digital map.

Journals & Databases
Dozens of subject-specific databases provide access to thousands of journal articles, statistical data, and other specialized content.

Research Guides
Research assistance, subject guides, and useful resources compiled by your friendly librarians; find it in Research Guides!

These brief videos are designed to help you get the most out of Roux Library whether you are on campus or 500 miles away.

Publication Finder
More than just a simple journal listing service, Publication Finder is a powerful locator tool that helps you discover all of the electronic resources offered at Roux Library.

Florida Southern College Digital Repository
The college's institutional repository for collecting, preserving, and providing online access to exemplary publications authored by FSC students and to the scholarly and creative work of faculty and staff.

Hollis Hays Library at the Roberts Academy
The Roberts Academy was founded in 2010 by the Florida Southern College School of Education as a school for talented students with dyslexia. The Roux Library staff established and continues to develop the 4,309 volume book collection.

Services at the Hollis Hays Library are administered in-house, with cataloging, training, and circulation support from Roux Library. The Hollis Hays Library is open to teachers and classes every weekday from 7:30am-3:30pm throughout the school year. The library is not open to the public.

Polk Museum Library
Roux Library supports the Penfield Library at the Polk Museum of Art at Florida Southern College. Follow the link for details on resources and access.

The W. Waite Willis Collection in Religion and Philosophy

The W. Waite Willis Collection in Religion and Philosophy is a specialized collection of books, serials, and artifacts in the areas of theology, philosophy, and religious studies, with a special focus on Methodist history and thought. This non-circulating collection is housed in the Department of Religion and Philosophy on the third floor of Edge Hall. It is always open to students, faculty, and the general public during business hours, and may be accessible at other times by appointment.

For further questions, contact Dr. Brian Hamilton, Associate Professor of Religion at or Marina Morgan, Metadata Librarian at