Library Information

Library Contact Information

Nelson Poynter Memorial Library
140   USFSP Harborwalk 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: Carol Hixson & Digital Collections Group
Phone: (727) 873-4094
Email: digcol@nelson.usf.edu
URL: http://dspace.nelson.usf.edu
ID Cards
Contact: David Brodosi
Coordinator, Distance Learning & Support Services
Phone: (727) 873-4126
Email: brodosi@usfsp.edu
URL: lib.usfsp.edu/online-learning/
Library Fines / Renewals / Interlibrary loans
Contact: Virginia Champion
Phone: 727-873-4843
Email: vchampio@mail.usf.eduLibrary Instruction
Contact: Tina Neville
Phone: 727.873.4081
Email: neville@mail.usf.edu
Library Systems & Digital Technology
Information Commons and Library IT Support Helpdesk
Contact: Berrie Watson
Phone: 727.873.4402
Email: bwatson@mail.usf.edu
URL: http://lib.usfsp.edu/helpdesk


DEPARTMENTS

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
(727) 873-4843
vchampio@mail.usf.edu

 

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
(727) 873-4407
patricia@mail.usf.edu

 

Online Learning
Located on the second floor of the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library, Distance Learning Services (DL) provides instructional design and educational technology support and facilities for faculty and staff at USF SP. The DL 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, Distance Learning & Support Services
(727) 873-4126
brodosi@usfsp.edu

 

Instructional Media 
The Instructional Media Department supports the teaching and research efforts of the University of South Florida St. Petersburg by providing audiovisual technologies in all on-site classrooms. Situated on the 2 nd floor of the Nelson Poytner Library, the Media Center provides access to large and small listening and viewing rooms, a graphics lab, a studio and control room, production room, dubbing and archive room, and storage and repair rooms. The USF St. Petersburg ID Card Center creates USF ID cards for all USF Students, Faculty, Administrative and Professional (A&P), University Support Personnel System (USPS) and OPS personnel.

Contact: David Brodosi
Coordinator, Distance Learning &
(727) 873-4126
brodosi@usfsp.edu

 

Reference and Instruction Services
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 Public Services
(727) 873-4081
neville@mail.usf.edu

 

Special Collections & Archives
The SCA operates as a distinct unit within the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library at USF St. Petersburg, a public institution chartered by the State of Florida.

Contact: Jim Schnur
Special Collections and University Archives
(727) 873-4094
schnur@mail.usf.edu

 

Systems & 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 lib.usfsp.edu/helpdesk .

Head of Systems and Digital Technology
(727) 873-4402
bwatson@mail.usf.edu

Contact Information

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

Last edited on October 16, 2014