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Shimberg Health Sciences Library & Florida Blue Health Knowledge Exchange

About USF Health Libraries


USF Health Libraries acknowledges the great importance of monetary gifts to the development and growth of USF Health Libraries. A financial gift helps ensure the continued excellence of USF Health Libraries goal to meet the changing information and research needs of students, faculty and staff of USF Health, and enriches their educational, and life-long learning pursuits.

Gifts can be made in memory/honor of family, friends, faculty, mentors, students, and colleagues, as well as to commemorate special occasions or events (graduation, retirement, special tributes, awards), or recognize a particular organization or association. Gift plates identifying the person being honored and/or the donor will be placed in books.

Contributions to the Library are tax deductible. For more information, call the Director's office at 813-974-2390.

Donations of Books & Other Items

Gifts are accepted, with the understanding that the library may add them to the collection at its discretion or dispose of them if they do not meet the standards for selection. As a general rule, gift books will be added to the collection based on the same criteria as purchased material. The library reserves the right to determine the retention, location, cataloging treatment, and other considerations related to the use or disposition of all gifts. The library assumes no responsibility for appraisal of gift items, nor can the library accept items under restricted conditions. For complete instructions, please read the PDF below.

NOTE: You will be contacted by the USF Health Libraries after we review your list. Please do not deliver any items to the library until you have received our response.