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USF St. Petersburg Library Request Forms

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Affiliate Patron

For patrons who qualify as an affiliate partner and have a reciprocal borrowing agreement with the Poynter Library,  please complete the Affiliate Patron Form before checking out materials.

Alumni & Special Borrower Book Retrieval

For Alumni and Special Borrower patrons, if you are unable to locate your book in the Stacks, please submit this Special Borrower’s Retrieval Form and a member of the Circulation department will conduct a search and pull your requested materials. Please allow up to 3 business days for staff to complete search and follow up with you.

General Feedback

Your feedback is important to us. We are always interested in your ideas as to how we can improve our services. You can use this online form to submit your comment, complaint, or suggestion to us, where it will be reviewed promptly.

Lost Item Declaration

Please use this form for items that are currently checked out to you and that you cannot find. You will be billed for the lost item. Please allow 3-5 business days for staff to complete search and follow up with you.

Dispute a Library Fine

If you have been assessed a library fine, but you feel that you should not have been, please complete the Dispute a Fine Form. Please allow 72 hours for staff to conduct a thorough shelf search and complete fine resolution process

Library Display Reservation

The Library Display Reservation Form is used to request to place items on display within the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library..

Library Instruction Request

Help your students succeed with research at USF Libraries! Librarians can work with you to develop and present online library research instruction sessions or online Canvas modules that are customized to work with your class assignments.

Library Instruction Classroom Request

This form enables you to request to use the technology enhanced library instruction classroom in POY 218 to instruct students, or supply training to USF St. Petersburg staff or students.

Library Material Purchase Request

This form enables you to suggest materials for the Library to consider for purchase for addition to the collection. Requests will be evaluated by library faculty based on available funds and USF St. Petersburg programmatic needs.

Media Scheduling Services

By completing the form below, faculty may schedule our media materials for specific lecture dates. Requests should be submitted as far in advance as possible of the date(s) needed. We can’t guarantee the item will be available for the date(s) requested.

Missing Item Search Request

By using this form you can request assistance in finding an item that is missing from its shelf location at the library. Use this form if the catalog states that the item you are searching for is “available” and you have looked for this item in the library, yet you could not locate it. Please allow up to 3 days for a complete and thorough search to be made by library staff.

Noise Complaint Issue Form

USF Libraries depend on users to know the volume etiquette of the library and work together to create places that are conducive to reading and studying. The issue will be routed to on-duty staff and they will respond as staffing permits. Please note: study rooms are not sound proof and be mindful of your conversations.

Online Renewal Issue

For patrons experiencing issues renewing their materials, please complete the Online Renewal Problem Form.

Proxy Card Request

A proxy card allows another individual to check out items on your USF account. This can be especially helpful when you (the sponsor) are personally unable to visit the Library but where the other individual (the proxy) can obtain the item in your place. For instance, a USF faculty member may want to obtain a proxy card for their graduate assistant.

Research Consultation Request

Meet with your liaison librarian or subject expert to find the most useful sources, learn how to search effectively, or just get started in the library. For new or experienced users, a research consultation can make your life easier.

Returned Item Dispute

Please only fill out this form if it has been over 5 business days since you returned an item. Submit to this form once for each item that you are disputing.

Special Borrower's Card

Special Borrower’s cards are for individuals that are not part of any of USF’s affiliated entities. If you believe you may be part of an USF affiliate organization, please inquire at the Library Services Desk ( for information about available library services you may have access to as part of service agreements.

Library Space Reservation Request

This form can be used to request to reserve library spaces such as Poynter Corner, a general area of the library, or other area. If you would like to reserve a Study Room, please visit the Study Room Reservation Page.

USF St. Petersburg campus Special Collections and University Archives Request

You can schedule a research consultation, or submit your request for materials online and we will have them ready for view when you come visit us.

Website Feedback

This important form which gathers your important feedback can be used for web site comments or issues pertaining to content or operation. Depending upon the nature of the comments given, it will be routed to the page content owner, the department head, or the webmaster.

Weekly Challenger Collection Request Form

Students, faculty, staff, and community users interested in learning more about conducting research with The Weekly Challenger collection's resources in Special Collections and Digital USFSP are encouraged to submit their request online and/or schedule a consultation.