Florida Resources

 

Florida MemoryFlorida Memory - Provides access to archival resources housed in the State Library and Archives that illustrate significant moments in the state's history, offers educational resources for students of all ages, and makes available collections for historical research. No library card necessary for access. Also: check out their YouTube channel!
Pinellas MemoryPinellas Memory - A work-in-progress by several Pinellas County public libraries that features historic articles and photos from local newspapers, postcards, scrapbooks, maps, letters, pamphlets, and manuscripts dealing with the history of Pinellas County. No library card necessary for access.
Florida on FloridaFlorida on Florida - A catalog of digital materials related to Florida including maps, photographs, postcards, books, and manuscripts. The materials come from digital collections held by libraries, archives, museums and historical societies throughout Florida. This database is part of the Florida Electronic Library For home access: enter your library card number.
Florida HandbookThe Florida Handbook - A comprehensive reference source and the official guide to Florida government and history, with additional information on the state’s lands, culture, economy, and people. Now available online for downloading and printing.
Florida Newspaper DatabaseFlorida Newspaper Database - Full Text journals with a focus on the State of Florida. This database is part of the Florida Electronic Library. For home access: enter your library card number.
Florida KidsFlorida Kids - Need help with your Florida projects and assignments? Use these links to learn about Florida's people from 12,000 years ago to the present, people of all cultures who have made our state their home, and other Florida facts. You can also find out Florida's state symbols like the state bird or the state song. No library card necessary for access.
Florida Statistical Abstract - Comprehensive collection of the latest statistics available on the social, economic, and political organization of Florida. Formerly in print, the data are now online via the Bureau of Economic and Business Research (BEBR) at the University of Florida.