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Help Using the Library: Ask-A-Librarian

View step-by-step instructions for finding books, eBooks, and articles, accessing online databases, requesting items from other campuses or colleges, and more.

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Each campus library has a Public Services Librarian ready to help you! Scroll down to find yours and please don't hesitate to reach out to us!

OPC Public Services Librarian: Andrew Macfarlane

Andrew Macfarlane, Public Services Librarian

Andrew MacfarlanePhone: 904-276-6840
Email: AndrewMacfarlane@SJRstate.edu

Office Hours

Fall and Spring
Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Summer Sessions
Monday - Thursday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Education:
M.S., Florida State University
B.A., Edinboro University of Pennsylvania

Contact me for assistance with or requests for:

Assistance using Library resources

Assistance conducting research and citing resources

Instructional content creation in Canvas or LibGuides

Instructional sessions on the Orange Park Campus or off-site locations

Copyright compliance

 

SAC Public Services Librarian: Beryl White-Bing

Beryl White-Bing, Public Services Librarian

Phone: (904) 808-7482
Email: BerylWhite-Bing@SJRstate.edu
Office Hours: 

Fall & Spring
Monday - Friday: 8:00 - 5:00 p.m.

Wednesday: 5:00 - 8:00 p.m.

Summer
Monday - Thursday, 8:00 - 5:30 p.m.


Education:
M.S., Florida State University
B.A., Savannah State University

Contact me for assistance with or requests for:

Assistance using Library resources

Assistance conducting research and citing resources

Instructional content creation in Canvas or LibGuides

Instructional sessions on the St. Augustine Campus or off-site locations

Exploration of virtual reality experiences that support academic programs offered by SJR State

PAC Public Services Librarian: Joyce Smith-Subject Liaison for Nursing & Allied Health Programs

Joyce Smith, Public Services Librarian
Periodicals & eResources Coordinator
Nursing and Allied Health Liaison Librarian

Joyce Smith

Phone: (386) 312-4238

Email: JoyceSmith@SJRstate.edu

Office Hours:

Fall and Spring
Monday - Friday 7:30 am - 4:30 pm

Summer Sessions
Monday - Thursday 7:30 am - 5:00 pm

Education:
M.S., Florida State University

B.A., St. Leo University

Contact me for assistance with or requests for:

Assistance using Library resources

Assistance conducting research and citing resources

Instructional content creation in Canvas or LibGuides

Instructional sessions on the Palatka Campus or off-site locations

Connectivity issues with the Library's digital resources

Exploration or procurement of nursing or allied health resources

Procurement of periodical subscriptions in print or online

PAC Public Services Librarian: Brittnee Fisher-Subject Liaison for Florida School of the Arts Programs

Brittnee Fisher, Public Services Librarian
Shared Content Coordinator
Florida School of the Arts Liaison Librarian

Phone: (386) 312-4158
Email: brittneefisher@sjrstate.edu

Office Hours: Monday through Thursday 8:00 am to 5:00 pm, Room L-238

 

Education:

Ed.D, University of West Florida 
MLIS, University of South Florida
B.A., University of Central Florida

Contact me for assistance with or requests for:

Assistance using Library resources

Assistance conducting research and citing resources

Instructional content creation in Canvas or LibGuides

Instructional sessions on the Palatka Campus or off-site locations

InterLibrary Loan

Exploration or procurement of resources supporting the programs of the Florida School of the Arts

Research & Instructional Services at the SJR State Library

A professional Public Services Librarian is available at each SJR State Campus Library to provide you with instruction and assistance. Our services include:

  • Answering questions, including those requiring facts, statistics, or bibliographic information
  • Instruction and assistance in accessing and using the library catalog, online databases, and other applicable information technologies
  • Assistance with formulating search strategies
  • Assistance citing resources
  • Referral to appropriate resources, agencies, or libraries
  • Additional services for faculty:
    • Instructional sessions conducted in the classroom or in the Library on any topic or resource 
    • Creating modules about library resources, citation styles, or digital literacy instruction in Canvas 
    • Creating subject, department, or course LibGuides

Please don't hesitate to ask your Public Services Librarian for help - there is no such thing as a "stupid question."

Ask-A-Librarian Chat Service

The statewide Ask-A-Librarian service provides the option of asking for assistance via chat. Please note, if a SJR State Librarian is not logged on to Ask-A-Librarian, your question will be answered by a librarian within the state of Florida (unless you choose to email a SJR State Librarian instead).

Click here to access SJR State's Ask-A-Librarian service.

Evening Reference Services

To ask an adjunct librarian a question, after 5:00 p.m. please call a campus circulation desk.

Orange Park Circulation Desk: (904) 276-6751

Palatka Circulation Desk: (386) 312-4153

St. Augustine Circulation Desk: (904) 808-7474