The mission of our dedicated staff of librarians, managers, and paraprofessionals is to serve the students and faculty of USF St. Petersburg campus, as well as all students and faculty of USF. Our secondary mission is to be a partner with and resource for the citizens of the city, the Tampa
Bay area, and the State of Florida.
We pride ourselves on delivering excellent service to all USF St. Petersburg campus students, whether they be first-time university students from Florida, mature students returning to school after military service, differently-abled students who need specialized attention or equipment to enable them to succeed, senior auditors of USF St. Petersburg campus classes, or students from other cultures. We strive to keep our collections and services up-to-date and adequate to support the new courses and programs being offered by USF St. Petersburg campus. We provide leadership in the creation and delivery of distance education courses for USF St. Petersburg campus; we have developed a robust Digital USF St. Petersburg Archive with more than 11,000 items that continues to grow and showcase the University; we are delivering workshops in information literacy and research skills to a growing number of students; we continue to reach out to our local community to build innovative partnerships and much more!
The vision and generosity of our supporters provides a margin of excellence for the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library to augment the basic funding provided by the State of Florida. Your support will help us add vital resources to our collections, enhance our technology to improve access to the world’s information, develop digital collections to increase awareness of and access to unique materials from our Special Collections, provide new and improved services to all students regardless of background, and revamp our space to meet the changing needs and expectations from our students and faculty.
Your support of the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library will make a difference! All gifts in support of the Library are tax-deductible and are deeply appreciated.
Nelson Poynter Memorial Library.