Usage Notes

Usage Notes give important instructions, caveats and student comments on an application.

Adobe Photoshop General Usage Notes

Adobe Photoshop requires the use of a special file, called a “scratch disk”.  This file is used as a caching location, much like web browsers use, to temporarily copy an item so that some operation can be done on it.  For instance if you edit a photo to shade it, the photo is copied to [...]

Adobe Products Login

The Adobe Cloud suite of products requires a logon for student use. Students can register for an Adobe ID through the USF Software website, more information can be found at

EndNote Notes

EndNote is similar in function to Proquest RefWorks, another citation generating software. EndNote groups citations into “libraries” with the file extension *.enl and a corresponding *.data folder.

Installing Microsoft Office via the NetID Portal

Short video for students, faculty and staff on how to download and install Microsoft Office from the NetID portal.

Office 365 Compatibility Requirements

Please note that there are specific Operating System (OS) requirements for the download of Office 365, available for currently enrolled students, Staff and Faculty through the site, and also available through the MyUSF Portal. It is important to know when you purchase a computer or laptop and plan to use this software, that it [...]

OneNote 2016 Notes

To syncronize any notes, you need to log on via the USF NetID. Regardless of actual email address, users must use Search via Cortana to find One Note on the ISM 3011 Virtual desktop.

Proctorio Tips

Proctorio test taking tips, computer locations and more.

RefWorks Notes

Available as an addition to Microsoft Word from the USFSP library Locations including the USFSP Library Information Commons, USFSP Library Instruction Classroom, and USFSP Library Laptops. Available via browser in all locations, registration may be required for access.

Student Use Laptops at USFSP

The Poynter Library provides ten (10) Dell Inspiron and sixteen (16) Apple Powerbook Pro laptops for USF students, adjunct faculty and staff, excluding SPC students & faculty. Available for use within the library, these computers are wireless “WiFi” ready, and contain all programs included in the Microsoft Office Suite. Visit the Access Services circulation desk [...]

Tutorial for FileZilla

Please visit the link below for a hosted tutorial on how to FTP files using the FileZilla client. FileZilla Tutorial

USFSP Print Costs & Scanning

Print costs vary by location, in the USFSP Library and the Sembler Success Center, the cost is free for currently enrolled student using BullBucks Student Government allotment of $2.50 per day per person for Black and White prints. Color printing is available in the USFSP Library at 20 cents a page, funded through Bullbucks. To [...]

Last edited on September 12, 2018