Faculty


Current and Emeritus Faculty

What are my library privileges?

Faculty receive access to the following privileges:

  • Loan of up to 350 items for a period of 6 months ( with due dates landing on either April 1st or October 1st)
    • 1 month before the due date, faculty receive a courtesy reminder email listing all items on their library account. Faculty may then use the online renewal service by clicking My Account on the Library Catalog, or contact a Smathers Library Circulation desk for assistance.
  • Interlibrary Loan/ UBorrow services.
  • Remote access to electronic databases.
  • Assigning a proxy borrower to borrow materials on your behalf.

more information about

Borrowing Policies

Your Gator 1 Card acts as your library card, and your GatorLink email is how we stay in touch with you. Please click Borrowing & Circulation below to learn about our policies.

DO you need

Materials not in our collections?

Learn more about finding materials that are not on the shelf, utilizing our Interlibrary loan/UBorrow Services, and contacting your subject librarian at the link below.

More information about our

Proxy Borrower Program

Faculty may apply at any circulation desk for a Proxy Borrower card by filling out the online form, which allows registered research assistants to borrow books for the faculty member. These privileges must be renewed each semester.

How to get library privileges:

Borrower type borrowing limit loan period how to activate library account
Current Faculty 350 items due dates on April 1st/ October 1st Automatically activated.
UF Emeritus 350 items due dates on April 1st/ October 1st Automatically activated.
PK Yonge Faculty 350 items due dates on April 1st/ October 1st Automatically activated.
Courtesy Faculty 350 items due dates on April 1st/ October 1st Automatically activated.
Law Faculty 350 items due dates on April 1st/ October 1st Automatically activated.
Post Docs 350 items due dates on April 1st/ October 1st Automatically activated.
Visiting Adjunct 350 items due dates on April 1st/ October 1st Automatically activated.
New UF Faculty 350 items due dates on April 1st/ October 1st Submit application.

International Scholars, Visiting Scholars, and Faculty Affiliates

International scholars are invited guests of the university, including Fulbright and other visiting scholars, who are participating in University of Florida research or teaching programs.

Faculty Affiliates are individuals who collaborate with and are sponsored by an academic department. They teach courses, direct the work of graduate students and/or participate in joint research programs and grants.

International scholars, visiting scholars and Faculty Affiliates have access to Interlibrary Loan/UBorrow Services and remote access to databases via the VPN client.

What are my library privileges?

  • Loan of up to 100 items for a period of 8 weeks.
  • Interlibrary Loan/ UBorrow services.
  • Remote access to electronic databases via the VPN client.

more information about

Borrowing Policies

Your Gator 1 Card acts as your library card, and your GatorLink email is how we stay in touch with you. Please click Borrowing & Circulation below to learn about our policies.

DO you need

Materials not in our collections?

Learn more about finding materials that are not on the shelf, utilizing our Interlibrary loan/UBorrow Services, and contacting your subject librarian at the link below.

How to get privileges:

  • Candidates must complete an online application.
  • In addition, the Libraries require a letter on letterhead stationery signed by the dean, director, or department chair of the applicant’s host department or center. It must include:
    • Applicant’s name and home institution
    • UF-ID number
    • Anticipated time at UF, including end date (may be no more than one year from date of application)
    • Other pertinent information, including affiliated program and description of applicant’s role.

Application links:

Borrower Type borrowing limit loan period how to activate library account
International Scholar 100 8 weeks Submit application.
Visiting Scholar 100 8 weeks Submit application.
Faculty Affiliates 100 8 weeks Submit application.