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    What's New

    New at the Library & Archives

    On our New at the Library & Archives page, you can find:

    • Winter new books list
    • New Archives collections
    • Featured bibliography
    • Featured database

    New from Florida Memory

    The Florida Merchant Marine Survey, 1936-1939, was designed to trace the history of shipping and shipbuilding in Florida. 

    You can see the following documents online:

    • A partial census of Florida boats as of 1938.
    • Anecdotal histories of boats and ships.
    • Pen and ink sketches of boats, captains, rigging and other maritime subjects.
    • Schematic plans of schooners, sloops and other watercraft. 
    • Selected portions of the Survey's final manuscript. 

    Additional Resources

    Florida Information

    • Search for information on government, tourism, healthcare, the environment, legal resources, retirement and more. 
    • Formerly the Florida Government Information Locator Service (FGILS). 

    Florida Memory

    • Search and view thousands of historic photographs, videos, documents, audio recordings and more. 
    • Educational resources for students of all ages. 

    Florida Electronic Library 

    • The FEL is a gateway to digital magazines, journal articles, newspapers, almanacs, encyclopedias and books. 
    • Available to all Florida citizens. 

    Florida Library Jobs 

    • Search for job openings in Florida libraries. 
    • Job seekers can post their resumes. 

    Meetings and Notices

    • Download our public comment policy. 
    • View current and past meetings and notices with links to their agendas. 


    Contact Information


    R.A. Gray Building
    500 South Bronough Street
    Tallahassee, Florida 32399-0250

    Phone: 850.245.6600

    Fax: 850.245.6735

    Email: [email protected]

    imls180.for.panel.jpgMany of these resources and programs are funded under the provisions of the Library Services and Technology Act from the Institute of Museum and Library Services. Florida's LSTA program is administered by the Department of State's Division of Library and Information Services.