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On a temporary basis a number of vendors have lifted paywalls to scholarly content found in electronic books and journals. The guide also provides links to free continuing education courses and timely library information.

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Harbor Branch Library

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Pamela Alderman
Harbor Branch Oceanographic Institute (HBOI) Library

5600 US 1 North

Ft. Pierce, FL 34946

Phone: 772-242-2486
Last updated on Apr 6, 2021 4:52 PM