Library Information

Library Contact Information

Nelson Poynter Memorial Library
140 7th Avenue South,
St. Petersburg, FL 33701-5016
General Contact Phone: 727-873-4405

Below find a quick listing of most frequently used contact links and numbers to reach library service providers. A full listing is also available.

Digital Archive
Contact: Digital Collections Group
Phone: 727-873-4400

ID Cards
Contact: David Brodosi
Phone: 727-873-4126

Library Fines / Renewals / Interlibrary loans
Contact: Virginia Champion
Phone: 727-873-4843

Library Instruction
Contact: Tina Neville
Phone: 727-873-4081

Library Systems & Digital Technology
Information Commons and Library IT Support Helpdesk
Contact: Berrie Watson
Phone: 727-873-4402


Access Services
Comprised of the CirculationReserves, and Interlibrary Loan departments of the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library. Circulation is the physical point for borrowing of materials from within the library. Course reserves consist of shelved materials such as books, journals, and media and assistance with electronic materials delivered through Blackboard. Interlibrary Loan fulfills the borrowing requests for items located in other Libraries of the USF System, as well as those around the country and beyond.
Head of Access Services


Collection Development & Technical Services
Supporting the teaching mission of USFSP by acquiring and organizing library materials and coordinating the assessment and development of the library collection, in collaboration with subject area specialists appointed as library liaisons.

Head of Collection and Technical Services


Online Learning and Instructional Technology Services
Located on the second floor of the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library, Online Learning and instructional Technology Services (OLITS) provides instructional design and educational technology support and facilities for faculty and staff at USFSP. The OLITS team of Instructional Designers and Technologists help faculty learn the pedagogical differences between online and face-to-face learning and use that knowledge to generate a repertoire of content for the creation of Quality Matters (QM) certified online and hybrid courses.

Facilities include a multi-camera digital studio for the creation of Video Enhanced Lectures and a digitization studio for the conversion of instructional media. Professional development opportunities available through our office include workshops, tutorials, and one-on-one support on the following topics:

  • Media Streaming Services
  • Blackboard Training and Support
  • Instructional Technology Tools
  • ADA Accessibility Best Practices for Online Content
  • Other topics vary by semester
Contact: David Brodosi
Coordinator, Online Learning and instructional Technology Services


Library Research and Instruction
The Poynter Library Reference Desk is open seven (7) days a week with a professional librarian on duty to assist library users with their research and information needs.

Contact: Tina Neville
Head of Library Research and Instruction


Special Collections & University Archives
The Special Collections & University Archives (SCUA) operates as a distinct unit within the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library at USFSP, a public institution chartered by the State of Florida.

Contact: Jim Schnur
Special Collections and University Archives


Systems & Digital Technology 
This office supports the computing needs of several groups- library staff, librarians, students and patrons. Here you will find support for wireless network access, the library Information Commons, group study computing and library printing and copying. Individual questions regarding Nelson Poynter Library computing may be submitted via the library help desk by navigating to .

Head of Systems and Digital Technology

Contact Information

Berrie WatsonHead of Systems and Digital TechnologyPhone: 727-873-4402

Last edited on October 28, 2014