About the St. Thomas University Library
The University Library’s 50,000 square foot building offers a wireless learning environment with networked seminar rooms, group study rooms, and personal study areas.
The Library houses over thousands of resources with a variety of magazine, journal, and newspaper titles. The building contains two computer labs, an information commons area for collaborated study, and is the center for a virtual library providing access to over 34,000 full-text journals, magazines, and newspapers in digital format and 350,000 e-books.
The Library provides online interlibrary loan and document delivery requests for receiving material from other libraries. For distance students, the University Library provides full-service reference assistance through e-mail or telephone and provides books via the US Mail. Reference and research assistance is available in person at the circulation desk and via telephone and e-mail. In-depth assistance is available by appointment.
The Library’s Information Literacy Instruction program teaches students how to conduct effective research using both electronic and print resources and is available by appointment for all undergraduate and graduate classes.
Students may play media on the first floor of the library in the information commons area or in the fully equipped Study Rooms. Each study room is equipped with a smart t.v. and computer access. STU community members may check out PS4 or Wii gaming consoles for in-house use. The Library also provides popular movies and documentaries, as well as Best Sellers in fiction and non-fiction for student’s reading and viewing pleasure.
Einstein Bros Bagels is on the first floor and offers coffee, tea, hot chocolate, and baked goods. The Sardiñas Art Gallery and Archbishop John C. Favalora Archive and Museum are on the second floor.
The University Library also serves as a Federal Government Documents depository library.
Click here for a virtual tour of the University Library.