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Our Hours


At the direction of UWF administration, the library is CLOSED due to Hurricane Sally and its aftermath. The library will resume regular hours at 8:00 am on Thursday, Sept 24.

Regular Hours

Mon - Thurs   8 am - 6 pm
Friday 8 am - 5 pm
Saturday 1 pm - 5 pm
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We've changed some operations and expectations in response to COVID-19. Check our Current Library Guidelines.

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Telephone: 850-863-6578

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Library Guidelines

Current Library Guidelines

Current Students & Faculty: We are open only to walk-in users who are current UWF or NWFSC students, faculty or staff.  You must have an institutional identification card or valid institutional username to enter. 

General Public: The library is closed to the general public at this time.  Community members needing information assistance are encouraged to use the "Ask Us" options on this page.

Image of COVID virusSafety: All library visitors are required to wear face coverings, practice appropriate physical distancing, and behave in a manner that respects the safety of other visitors and library staff.

More Info: Additional information on the UWF Libraries' phased re-opening guidelines is available here:

Who We Are

UWF Emerald Coast Library

Our library provides resources and materials supporting the courses taught at UWF Emerald Coast in Fort Walton Beach.

We also serve as an access point to the library resources at UWF Pensacola and Northwest Florida State College.

Library Staff

Paul Williford
Flora Jettner
Information Specialist
Flora Jettner
Russ Salsman
Information Specialist

UWF Library Resources

OneSearch  (Articles, Books, etc.) - may not work in Internet Explorer

  Full Text       Peer Reviewed

UWF Library Catalog  (Books, DVDs, etc.)

  Limit to FWB Campus Library Holdings

UWF Course Reserves  (Textbooks, Class Readings, etc.)


Online Databases (Articles, Statistics, Information)

Databases A-Z List
Databases by Subject

Online Journals - may not work in Internet Explorer

University of West Florida Libraries Subject Research Guides


Renew Your Loans

Request Materials from UWF Pensacola Library

Request Materials from Other Libraries (ILL)

NWFSC Library Resources

NWFSC Library Catalog (Niceville) - Articles, Books, eBooks, etc.

Online Databases*

NWFSC Learning Resource Center Info Guides

Citation Guides

Request Materials from NWFSC Niceville
     and Other Libraries (ILL)

* Access these NWFSC resources using your Raider Card Number as your Borrower ID. Your default PIN may be your birth month and birth date (e.g., 0106 for January 6), the last 4 digits of your SSN - or you may customize your PIN.

Library Apps