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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


USF St Petersburg Library Coronavirus Updates  Updated 5.29.2020

The Nelson Poynter Memorial Library recognizes the inherent uncertainty during this time and we are striving to ease USF student and faculty transition to remote instruction and learning.  Use this page to stay updated on library services and resources related to the Coronavirus and remote learning.  Please check back regularly for updates

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Borrow a USFSP Library Laptop

USF St Petersburg students can borrow a laptop from the Nelson Poynter Memorial library by:

Access to the USF Libraries Print Collection

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 books, please submit requests to our Pull Service Form

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.  
  • Submit your requests using the USF Libraries Inter-Library Loan Form

Returning Materials 

  • The exterior library book drop is still open for faculty and students who wish to return their materials
  • Call (727-873-4405) or Email your questions on USF St Petersburg library borrowing, returns, fines, and other Circulation concerns

Summer Textbooks

Visit our Textbook Guide to access to in ebook or print format. While this collection is comprehensive, we cannot provide access to all course materials

  • Ebook Textbooks are listed with the link directly to the electronic copy
  • Print books are listed if a physically copy is located in the USFSP library.  

Scanned copies of select chapters from USFSP print textbooks are available to instructors only. 

  • To request scanned textbook chapters, please complete a Course Reserve Scanning Form.
  • Scanned files made available for your professor to upload in their Canvas course
  • Due to copyright laws, the USFSP library is unable to scan in an entire course textbook.  For more information about your fair use rights and copyright questions, please visit: 

USF Tampa Library: Continuity Research & Instruction Guide

  • Use this page for updates and information about the services and resources available at the USF Tampa Library