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We are working to upgrade the research experience by making ongoing improvements to our Research Guides.
You may encounter changes in the look and feel of the Research Guides website along with structural changes to our existing guides. If you have any questions or concerns about this process please let us know.

Library "Do-It-Yourself" (DIY)

I am not a current student and need to use the Library

FAU Libraries welcome alumni and community members

  • to use our collections within the library.  Information on borrowing resources can be found on Borrowing Privileges.   
  • The computers in the reference area are accessible to both alumni and community members and they can log in with a Library Guest Login, which can be found the Service Desk. 

PBSC students

  • may ehave library using your Panther card. Please register your card with FAU Libraries at
  • have Borrowing Privileges. Bring your Panther card and bring up your current class schedule or have a copy of your class schedule. There is a very short form to complete at the Service Desk.
  • have computer access within the library with a special login, which can be obtained at the Service Desk. (You will need to show proof of your student status.)