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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
2013/2014

Technical Services

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
 -- Archives
 --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 2014

CATEGORY

Added during fiscal year

Held at end of fiscal year

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

5,955

438,645

TITLES

4,057

341,704

Government documents - not in catalog - UNITS

0

3,212

Current serial subscriptions - includes government documents

16

5,669

Electronic Serial Subscriptions (full-text)

6,740

57,691

Microforms - UNITS

339

764,232

TITLES

99

582,417

Maps

69

4,015

Graphic materials

24

56,860

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

273

6,542

TITLES

68

1,924

Film and Video materials - UNITS

464

7,482

TITLES

299

3,218

Computer files - includes CD-ROMS UNITS

135

4,063

TITLES

536

Other library materials - such as kits, games, charts

306

TOTAL UNITS

14, 017

1,291,562

     

 

 


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Last Updated: August 8, 2014