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Our Hours

Regular Hours

Mon - Thurs   8 am - 9 pm
Friday 8 am - 5 pm
Saturday 1 pm - 5 pm
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Library Staff

Paul Williford
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Flora Jettner
Information Specialist
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Russ Salsman
Information Specialist
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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.

What's New or Notable ...

Calm by Terry GrangerArt in the Library

An exhibit of over 100 paintings by local artist Loretta Menendian and her students will be on display through December.


Use the Library, Win a Kindle Fire!

 Kindle Fire UWF Students, come by the UWF Emerald Coast Library, show us your Nautilus Card and get a Library Loyalty Card. Then get your card stamped by library staff when you

  • check out a book
  • ask a question
  • check out a laptop
  • and more!

When you've got five or more stamps, submit your card for the drawing. At the end of the Fall Semester, some lucky student will win a new Kindle FireContest is open to UWF Students only!

[Image of Textbooks] UWF Textbooks on Reserve!

The Library has required textbooks for most of UWF Emerald Coast's face-to-face courses - as well as many online courses that support the UWF Emerald Coast programs. These books are on Reserve for 2‑hour loan. Ask for them at the Checkout/Reserves desk.


Coffee Shop is OPEN!

Campus Cafe, the library coffee shop, is now open. They'll be serving coffee, sandwiches, pastries and other treats Mondays through Thursdays, 8:00 am to 6:00 pm. View specials and "like" them on Facebook!

Dell Latitude Laptops!

UWF Emerald Coast Library has laptops that run at lightning speed! UWF or NWF students may check one out to use in the library for 4 hours. UWF students may also check out a laptop to use overnight. Remember that we have iPads and Kindles for checkout, too!

[Ti84 Graphing Calculator]  Graphing Calculators!

We have Ti84 Plus C graphing calculators available at the Checkout/Reserves Desk. You may borrow them for 4 hours at a time.

[SMART Board]  SMART Board!

A SMART Board is located in the Argo Corner Lounge on the second floor of the library to enhance your collaborative work and group study. UWF students and faculty may check out the controls for the SMART Board at the Checkout/Reserves desk.

Children's Books!

We have a small collection of children's books that your kids can look at while you study - or you can check some out to take home! The Children's Collection is located just outside the Argo Lounge on the second floor of the library.

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