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FLVC Library Services provides information, training, tools, and other resources for library staff at the 28 state colleges and 12 public universities in Florida. Visitors are invited to learn more about the Library Services unit of the Florida Virtual Campus and the 150+ libraries at our state's 40 public institutions of higher education. A clickable map locates the colleges and universities that we serve and provides links to each institution's library website.

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Key Services

A shared catalog of library holdings of over 27 million physical items
A sophisticated integrated library system (ILS) used by libraries to manage their local collections
Collaboration with institutions to create and support Florida libraries' digital archives and collections
Management and maintenance of the statewide collection of e-resources
Negotiation and procurement of e-resources for individual institutions through a group licensing process
Training and consultation on FLVC products and services, in addition to convenient online webinars, instruction, and self-paced training
A centralized, statewide Help Desk providing user and technical support for all library services
A statewide community to promote and support textbook affordability and Open Educational Resources (OER)
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Update from the Executive Director

To read the latest issue of the FLVC Library Services Update, please click here.

Hello Everyone,

As we publish this issue of the FLVC Library Services Update, the Spring 2024 semester is well underway. It’s always an exciting time as we get into the rhythm of a new semester. As we launch into the new semester and the new year, here are some activities at FLVC that may be of interest.

FLVC continues to provide exceptional professional growth opportunities through our participation in the Professional Development Alliance (PDA). The PDA is a cooperative alliance among nearly a dozen library consortia across North America. The goal of the PDA is to bring high-quality professional learning opportunities to members of participating library consortia at no cost to consortia or members. Some of the topics for February include:

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Library Services provides information, training, tools, and other resources for library staff at the 28 state colleges and 12 public universities in Florida. Library Services is provided by the Florida Virtual Campus. FLVC is funded by the state of Florida, making all of the tools and resources available at no cost to students.

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