Welcome to the 2013/2014 Academic Year

The faculty and staff of the Nelson Poynter Memorial Library enthusiastically welcome you to the 2013/2014 Academic Year! We are here to help you and partner with you to make you as successful as possible, whether you are a student or a faculty member, are here for the first time or are returning for another great year.

Although we are facing budget challenges, along with everyone else, we want you to come check out the wide range of services we offer to each and every one of you, including:

  •  Friendly, professional staff and library faculty in a beautiful, ADA-compliant facility that is open 79 hours a week
  • The most beautiful spot on campus for studying, collaborating, or hanging out???????????????????????????????
  • Access to 300,000 print materials onsite and help checking them out at the Circulation Desk or through the self-checkout kiosk
  • The only open-use computing lab on campuslibrary_usage_dec2012 017
  • Access to over a million electronic resources from your office or home
  • Help navigating the print and electronic world of information
  • An extensive collection of archival and other special materials available for your research in Special Collections
  • Interlibrary loan access to the world’s libraries
  • Print and electronic collections on Reserve for classes
  • Assistive technology to assist students with physical challenges to be able to use library and course materials effectively
  • Laptops available for checkout and use in the Library
  • Wireless connectivity throughout
  • Technologically sophisticated group study and collaboration stations

    Collaboration station

    Students using one of the Collaboration Stations

  • A wide variety of individual and group study spaces – for both quiet and collaborative work
  • A soon-to-be-completed Scholars’ Lounge on the first floor for quiet study???????????????????????????????
  • Assistance designing or accessing hybrid or online courses
  • Training in the use of the Learning Management System for all your classes
  • Research assistance on any topic when you walk in, over chat or email, on the phone or by special appointment for more in-depth assistance
  • Instruction sessions tailored to your classes by faculty request
  • The USFSP Digital Archive in which to showcase your work and learn about the past, present, and future of the University
  • Assistance understanding copyright and preparing proper citations in your papers
  • A great space for hosting lectures and presentations (Poynter’s Corner)017
  • Classroom technology support
  • Great lectures and events for fun and edification???????????????????????????????
  • Exhibits created to inspire and coordinate with current events or issues
  • And much more

Check us out physically or virtually on our Website or on our Facebook page.

We are here for you!


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