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Libraries Overview

NSU has physical library facilities at its Tahlequah, Broken Arrow, and Muskogee campuses. Services include coordinated acquisitions, cataloging, reference, circulation, instruction, and interlibrary loan. The libraries also provide access to online resources and services that are available to all students and faculty from the Internet at http://library.nsuok.edu/index.html. Online services currently include Internet access to over 100 databases, email and chat based reference, and online library instruction. The databases contain a wide variety of resources including electronic books; full text journals; journal indexes; electronic versions of reference books in medical, literary, general, and business subject areas; and online maps, test information, design images, and business information. The electronic book collection contains over 42,000 titles. The library provides access to a collection of over 47,000 Internet based journal titles.

The John Vaughan Library at the Tahlequah campus is a three-story, 120,000 square foot facility. It contains over 1.2 million physical items including approximately 435,419 books, bound periodicals, and cataloged Government Documents; 3,277 un-cataloged Government Documents; 3,960 cartographic items; 56,838 graphic materials; 3,971 computer files; 13,487 audio-visual materials; 764,157 microforms; and 5,760 print subscriptions. The library houses a special collection of Native American heritage materials and an archival collection of local, county, and university records and historical photographs.

The library facilities on the Broken Arrow campus offer NSU students an environment that is conducive to individual or group study and research. The library houses a growing collection of print and electronic information resources as well as access to all library materials physically housed at other NSU campuses. In addition to individualized reference services, librarians provide library instruction classes in the library’s computer labs. For more information concerning the resources, services, and policies of the Broken Arrow Library, please visit their home page at: http://library.nsuok.edu/nsuba/index.html.

The Muskogee/Connors campus library includes small reference, reserve, and current periodicals collections in traditional paper format. Members of the staff at the library provide reference, circulation, interlibrary loan, and instruction in the use of library resources. The library provides a document delivery service from the Tahlequah collection and the Internet based collections are available to all students.

Library Committees - Membership, charges, and reports

Library Strategic Plan

Annual Report 2012/2013
Access Services
Archives
Research & Instruction
Special Collections
Systems Services
Technical Services
Broken Arrow Library
Annual Report 2011/2012
Access Services
Archives
Research and Instruction
Technical Services
Broken Arrow Library
Annual Report 2010/2011
 --Technical Services
Annual Report 2009/2010
 -- Archives
 -- Muskogee
 -- Reference
 --Systems Services
 -- User Services
 -- Technical Services
Annual Report 2008/2009
 -- Archives
 -- Muskogee
 -- Reference
 -- User Services
 -- Technical Services
 -- Library Statistics
Annual Report 2007/2008
 -- User Services
 -- Technical Services
 -- Library Statistics
Annual Report 2006/2007
  -- Technical Services
 -- Library Statistics
-- Annual Report 2005/2006
 -- User Services
 -- Technical Services
 -- Library Statistics
2004/2005
 -- Reference
 -- Technical Services
 -- User Services
2003/2004
 -- Technical Services
2002/2003
 -- Technical Services
2001/2002
 -- Technical Services
2000/2001
 -- User Services
 -- Technical Services
1999/2000
 -- User Services
 -- Technical Services
1998/1999
 -- User Services
 -- Technical Services

LIBRARY COLLECTIONS - Fiscal Year 2013

CATEGORY

Added during fiscal year

Held at end of fiscal year

Books, serial backfiles, and government documents in the catalog - VOLUMES

5,388

435,419

TITLES

3,585

338,422

Government documents - not in catalog - UNITS

0

3,277

Current serial subscriptions - includes government documents

17

5,760

Electronic Serial Subscriptions (full-text)

244

50,951

Microforms - UNITS

638

764,157

TITLES

419

582,393

Maps

77

3,960

Graphic materials

72

56,838

Sound recordings - records, tapes and CD's - UNITS

157

6,366

TITLES

47

1,856

Film and Video materials - UNITS

527

7,121

TITLES

504

2,453

Computer files - includes CD-ROMS UNITS

127

3,971

TITLES

532

Other library materials - such as kits, games, charts

307

TOTAL UNITS

11,812

1,287,708

     

 

 


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Last Updated: October 10, 2013