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Services for State Employees

If you work for the state, we work for you.

Our resources and services are tailored to meet the needs of Florida's state agency employees.

More than 100 online research databases, including newspapers and professional journals on education, science, health, business and many other subjects.

  • Current alerts service
    • Keep up to date with newly published information.
    • Get tables of contents and journal articles delivered to your desktop.
    • Set up subject alerts for topics you are interested in.

These videos explain our services and collections. 

Our branch library in the State Capitol provides services for the Florida Legislature, legislative staff, state employees and the public.

State Library webinars

Accessing Newspapers Online

Attendees of this webinar will learn how to:
  • Search for news articles from and entire issues of historical and current newspapers through electronic databases, including Historical Newspapers Southeast Edition, US Newsstream, and
  • Access papers offering local, state and national coverage.
  • Set up subject alerts for newspapers to receive critical information delivered via email.
Register now
Thursday, October 14, 2021
2:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Eastern

Environmental Science Resources

Did you know that you have access to millions of articles and thousands of archival resources pertaining to environmental science through the State Library and State Archives of Florida

Join Florida Collection and Outreach Librarian Isabella Folmar and Photographic Archivist Adam Watson to investigate these materials!

Register now
Thursday, October 28, 2021
3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. Eastern

State Publications Depository Program

State agency information guides

  • Curated lists of books, articles, reports, online resources and government publications.
  • Explore by subject.

State Library newsletters

Subscribe to Library Update

Library Update is a quarterly newsletter for state employees.

Subscribe to The Compass

The Compass is a newsletter for state publications.

Additional resources

For FY2021-22, the percentage of total costs for the State Library Services program financed with federal money is 66%; the federal dollar amount to be spent on the program is $1,656,577. This program does not receive any non-governmental funding.

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.