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As part of the USF response to COVID-19, USF St. Petersburg Library is closed. Please check back regularly for updates.
Please use the following page to stay updated on library services and resources related to the Coronavirus and remote learning:

USFSP Library Continuity Guide: Resources for Remote Learning

USF St. Petersburg Library: Continuity Guide

Book Chapter Document Deliery

Mailing Books from the USF St. Petersburg Library Collection 

  • USF St Petersburg  faculty and students can request print books from the USF Libraries to be mailed to their home address
  • To request book chapters and journal articles to be scanned, submit requests to our Pull Service Form

PRONTO -- Document Delivery from the USF Libraries

USF St Petersburg faculty and students can request book chapters and journal articles from the USF St Petersburg and USF Tampa libraries to be scanned and made available electronically via their ILL accounts.  

Returning Materials

Returning Materials 

  • The USF St Petersburg library exterior book drop is open for USF faculty and students who wish to return their books, calculators, and other materials 
  • Or mail back items to the library using this address: 

Nelson Poynter Memorial Library 
University of South Florida St. Petersburg 
140 7th Ave. S., POY 118 
St. Petersburg, FL 33701 


Who can borrow books? 

  • Borrowing from the USF Libraries during this time is limited only to current USF faculty and students.  
  • Community members and individuals from affiliate institutions are unable to borrow items from the USF St Petersburg library at this time.   

How quickly can I expect my books? 

  • USF St Petersburg library staff will pull and mail you your requested books as quickly as possible.  However, should members of our Access Services staff become ill, delivery time might be slower than ideal.  We ask for your patience as we do our best to ensure the health of our staff in tandem with providing you access to our materials. 

Can I borrow items from other university libraries? 

  • USF faculty and students can borrow print books from the USF St Petersburg and USF Tampa libraries 
  • Inter Library Loan of materials between universities has been suspended at this time.   
  • UBorrow Inter-Library Loan service is suspended at this time 

Do I still need to return my books? 

  • Yes.  Please return books when they are due to our exterior book drop or mail your books to the USF St Petersburg library 

Further Questions? 

  • Please email any further questions to: