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Library Services for Alumni and Visitors

Overview

USF Alumni and community visitors are welcome at the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library and may use the facility and our print collection while onsite.  Please note that a current USF ID is required for entry after 8 p.m.

 

Services for USFSP Alumni

Book Borrowing Loan Period Max Items Media Allowed ILL Services?
USF Alumni Association 3 Weeks 5 No No

Circulating Collection - Over 210,000 print books available for check out. including our Recreation Reading Collection on the first floor.  

Juvenile Books Collection - Includes easy reading picture books, young adult fiction and non-fiction books.

Printing and Photocopying - Use of copier/printer available only with assistance of STC (Student Technology Center) staff. Please check with Center staff for hours.

Computer Access - Alumni who present a current USF Alumni ID card can be logged on to the one affiliate library computer for short term use.

Wireless Access Wireless access is provided to visitors and guests of the USFSP library who do not have a NetID. For more information on Guest Access, please visit the  USFSP Wireless Services Guide

Special Collections - Access to the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library Special Collections is available by appointment only.  See: http://lib.usfsp.edu/special-collections/ for more information.  

Research Assistance - Chat, Text, phone, and in-person help is available on how to access the library catalog and databases.  See: http://lib.usfsp.edu/help/ 

Public Events - USFSP Alumni are welcome to enjoy the library's events such as faculty lectures, book talks, and more.  To find about upcoming library events, check out the USFSP Public Events Calendar or follow us on Facebook:  Poynter Library on Facebook 

Services for Visitors

USF Alumni and community visitors are welcome at the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library and may use the facility and our print collection while onsite.  Please note that a current USF ID is required for entry after 8 p.m.

Computer or Copy Services: There are no computer workstations, scanners, or printers for public use.  Computers require an active NetID to logon and scanner/printers can only be accessed by students using a current USF ID card.  No copy or Interlibrary Loan services are available.

Special Borrower’s Card: For a nominal donation, Special Borrowers’ Cards allow non-affiliated individuals to check out items from the Library’s circulating print collection.  Members of the USF Alumni Association with a current Alumni card can also check out materials from the print circulating collection.  Call the Library at (727) 873-4405 for further information.

Special Collections: The Poynter Library’s Special Collections offer the opportunity to research unique and rare historic materials.  For hours and research assistance, call (727) 873-4094

Library Programming and Events: Some library events taking place in our first floor Poynter Corner are open to the public.  For information on a particular Library event, please call our front service desk at (727) 873-4405.