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Goldstein Library Continuity of Services

Library Hours

The Goldstein Library will resume regular staffed hours for the Spring 2021 semester on January 25, 2021. The Goldstein Library remains open only to current students, faculty, and staff through Ringling College ID card access.

The building, computer lab, and library services hours for the Spring 2021 semester are:

Monday - Thursday: 8:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Friday: 8:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday: Noon - 6:00 p.m.

Sunday: 10:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.

Questions? Please contact Kristina Keogh at kkeogh@ringling.edu or 941-359-7582.
 

Frequently Asked Questions

  • What do I do with books and other items I have checked out?
    • All materials from the Goldstein Library will have their due dates advanced through September 2020. If you have items checked out through Interlibrary Loan, please return those before you leave town. Not sure which is which? Ask Us via phone, email, chat, or text.
  • How can I access library resources from home or when the library is closed?
    • The library has thousands of Ebooks available 24/7 through the library catalog. (Hint: Limit the Availability to Available online.) 
    • You can also access articles, images, sounds, music, and more through the Goldstein Library's Resources A-Z list. 
  • How can I get help with my project even after I return home?
    • Visit the Ask Us page on the library website to contact us via phone, email, chat, or text.
    • You can also schedule virtual Zoom Research Consultations with a Librarian via our Schedule an Appointment link.  
  • What if I have trouble accessing online library resources?
    • If you are having difficulty accessing online library resources, email research@ringling.edu or contact us via phone, chat, or text on our Ask Us page.
    • If you are having trouble signing up for any of our online library resources such as LinkedIn Learning, Killer Tracks, etc. please refer to our Library Resources: Special Instructions research guide. 

Digitized Materials

As part of continuing library services during this time, we will also expand access to digital and digitized materials as we are able (within availability and within copyright restrictions). 
Please use our form to request a scan from physical library materials (books, magazines, or other items you normally find in the library) and we will email it to you: FORM.

Sarasota County Libraries Resources

A Digital Library Card from the Sarasota County Libraries wll allow you to access all of the public library's online resources, including Florida Electronic Library databases such as Demographics Now. You can also use resources such as cloudlibrary and Overdrive to borrow eBooks and eAudiobooks.