Special & Area Studies Collections
PO Box 117005
George A. Smathers Libraries
University of Florida
205 Smathers Library
Gainesville, FL 32611-7005
(Physical address: 1508 Union Rd)

Email: special@uflib.ufl.edu
Phone: 352.273.2755
Fax: 352.846.2746


Visitor Information

The Department of Special & Area Studies Collections is housed in multiple buildings on the University of Florida campus. The main Special Collections Research Room is located on the second floor of the Smathers Library (Library East), and the Latin American Collection is housed on the fourth floor of the same building (both are accessible by elevator). The Price Library of Judaica is located in Library West.

See the University of Florida campus map.

Researchers are encouraged to telephone, e-mail, or write at least 3 business days in advance of their visit.

Regular Hours of Operation: See the complete Libraries' hours of operation.
Please be aware that these hours of operation do change throughout the academic year.

For contact information, including mailing and email addresses, telephone and fax numbers, and online contact forms, please visit our Contact page.


UF offers paid parking on campus at the Visitor Welcome Center in the Reitz Union. Other, external paid parking options are also available.

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