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Information on accessing library resources appropriate for SCF-CS assignments

Questions? Ask a librarian!

Your SCF Libraries Contact


Need help?


Contact the SCF Libraries liaison to the Collegiate School:

Alicia K. Long

longa @

(941) 752-5404



Ask Mrs. Long how we can help you!

Other Libraries Websites

Manatee County Public Libraries search the electronic Information Resources.  Log in with your 14 digit public library barcode and PIN.  You may need to call the public library to set up your PIN. Not all databases available online.

Florida Electronic Library search Florida resources as well as a large number of online databases.  Log in with your 14 digit public library barcode and PIN.  You may need to call the public library to set up your PIN.

Internet Public Library professionally produced guide to the web via subject guides and more. Also has annotated bibliographies of print sources.

Library of Congress - Primary digitized documents from American History and related collections.


Collegiate Student School Privileges

Grades 6-10:

SCF Collegiate School students (grades 6-10) have the following borrowing privileges:

  • they can check out books for 5-week loan periods.
  • they are able to check out books from the YA Collection and books from the 2nd floor Circulation collection as needed for research assignments.
  • they are unable to check out materials in the Student Choice Collections without the permission of their teacher or a parent.
  • they are not allowed to check out movies or equipment.

Grades 11 and 12:

11th and 12th grade SCFCS students are considered  SCF College students and they have the same borrowing privileges as other SCF College students with no exceptions  (3-week loans, access to all collections and equipment.)


Recommended databases for middle and high school

Find reliable resources for your research!

Get started by searching your topic in the following databases:

Remember!  To log in, use your G00 number and the last four digits of G number.


Need more?

If you need recommendations for specific topics in HISTORY, LITERATURE, SCIENCE, MATH, THEATRE, HEALTH, MUSIC, etc...

You can...

  1. Search the list of all databases BY SUBJECT.
  2. Check if we have a GUIDE for that topic.
  3. Ask a Librarian!   We can recommend the best places to search. Use the "Ask a Librarian" chat box on the left.

The State College of Florida Libraries :

Bradenton Library : 941-752-5305
Venice Library : 941-408-1435
Lakewood Ranch : 941- 363-7250
Text: (941) 270-9643 / Twitter: @SCFLibraries
Databases |Linking to LINCCWeb