The Nelson Poynter Memorial Library offers a variety of services to support students, faculty and staff.

Group Study Rooms

Study room keys may be checked out at the service desk with a current USF ID card.

Renew Materials

Faculty, staff, and students may renew most materials online.

InterLibrary Loan (With NetID)

Through Interlibrary loan (ILL), you may request books and articles that are not available from Poynter Library and the USF System.

Request Research Appointment

Make an appointment with a librarian for in-depth research help.


Service provides virtual reference assistance to all Florida residents.

Online Learning and Instructional Technology Services

The Library provides assistance for online course creation and delivery and AV support in campus classrooms.

Off Campus Access to Library Resources

To gain access to USF's subscription electronic collections when you are not on campus, log into your NetID account.

Course Reserves

Instructors place items such as textbooks, study guides, media and supplemental resources on Course Reserve for the benefit of their students.

Hold Requests and Recall Notices

Hold requests may be placed online for library materials that are currently checked out.

Laptops for Student & Staff Use

The Library offers both Dell and Apple wireless laptops for USF students, adjunct faculty, and staff use.

Library Space Request Form

Use this form to request a reservation of a Library space. Spaces include Poynter Corner, cafe area, general first floor, and other locations.

Service Forms

Faculty, staff and students can refer to this full listing to locate library service forms for various requests.
Last edited on January 28, 2016