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Library Remote Access: Home

The library will re-open August 3rd with limited hours. See our calendar for details. 

While the physical library spaces are closed, our online databases, journal articles, ebooks, and streaming videos remain available 24/7


Research assistance is available Monday - Friday 10am - 4pm, Saturday & Sunday closed (Aug 2nd-16th). 


Circulation assistance, including curbside pick-up, is available. Please check our calendar, note reduced hours. 

  Interlibrary Loan Services are now providing full service for articles & books. 

Print reserves/textbooks: the library will not be checking these out this semester. We will scan chapters if needed. Please send requests to

  Archives and Special Collections: to request archives research assistance or to book an appointment to access materials, contact
  Book returns: all loan periods have been extended to September 1, 2020. If you'd prefer to drop off your books, there is a book drop located in Parking Lot 1, just south of Lutgert Hall. If you prefer to ship them, please contact to make arrangements.
  Library Express delivery service has been resumed. 
  uBorrow services have been stopped.
  Media Production Studio is closed.
  Group Study rooms are closed.

Connecting Remotely

Remote (off-campus) Access

If you are outside the campus, residence halls, or other FGCU network locations, you will be asked to sign on to access ejournal articles, databases, and ebooks, as most are licensed for use by currently active FGCU students, staff, and faculty.

  • When prompted, enter your 14-digit Library ID or your FGCU email address and password. Your Library ID is the 14-digit number that can be found on the front of your FGCU Eagle ID card. The FGCU Eagle ID card serves as your Library card.

  • Contact the Eagle ID Card Office for ID help.

  • For login issues, please contact the FGCU Helpdesk: (239) 590-1188 / or the Library Helpdesk: (239) 590-7617 /


Chat with a Librarian!

If you're stuck, you can chat with an FGCU librarian Monday-Friday, 10:00 am - 4:00 pm and Saturday-Sunday, closed.
Other Florida librarians are available Monday-Thursday until 12:00 am, Saturdays 10:00 am - 5:00 pm, and Sundays 10:00 am - 12:00 am. 
Just type your name in the box below (or leave it blank if you wish to be anonymous) and enter your question. A librarian will be on to assist as soon as possible!