Berrie Watson

Head, Systems and Digital Technology


  • Support desktop, server and network environments within the USFSP Library
  • Provide excellent support to operations, helpdesk and open lab areas
  • Develop a variety virtual and fixed student technology environments throughout the USFSP Library
  • Expand the role in maintaining and archiving digital content for our institution
  • Advance the Open Access Movement in general


  • Bachelor of Arts, Political Science, minor in Music, Florida State University

Research Interests

  • Digital repositories and Open Access Initiatives
  • Computing virtualization, SAN storage and related technologies
  • Network switching and routing based upon Cisco equipment support
  • Linux (CentOS), Windows Systems Administration

Personal Narrative
As an experienced Systems Administrator and Network Engineer, Berrie’s role is to create and manage VMWare based virtualization environments including virtualized cluster server support, and Linux CentOS Web technologies(LAMP) and ASX web applications. He also specializes in troubleshooting LAN issues, as well as managing Cisco and Windows-based Firewalls, switches and LAN architectures.  Systems has a years-long an open-door policy, so drop in with any questions or comments, or general technology discussion.

Selected Publications
Contact Information

Berrie WatsonHead, Library Systems & Digital TechnologyPhone: (727) 873-4402bwatson@mail.usf.eduPOY 215Personal Site

Related Departments

Systems and Digital Technology

Last edited on August 11, 2017