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LIBM 4023 Materials for Children: Books

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Searching for Books at NSU

How do I search for books, movies, and more at the NSU Libraries?

Use the search box above to search the NSU Libraries' Discovery System.

Here are some of the subject headings used in the catalog: 

  • Challenged books
  • Children -- books and reading
  • Children's Literature
  • Diversity
  • Fairy tales
  • Folk tales
  • Language arts (Elementary)
  • Lesson planning
  • Libraries -- censorship
  • Media literacy
  • Multicultural education
  • Poetry
  • Prohibited books
  • Reading (Elementary)
  • Social advocacy
  • Social justice


The NSU Libraries share resources, so if there's an item you want from another campus, let us know and we'll transport it to the campus you need! For FREE!

Searching for Books Elsewhere

How do I locate information not available at NSU?

InterLibrary Loan is available free of charge in which books and copies of articles can be borrowed from other libraries.  Allow approximately two weeks for interlibrary loan requests to be received.

Your Librarian

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Sarah Burkhead Whittle
John Vaughan Library 214C

Call Number Ranges for Browsing the Shelves

The NSU Libraries use the Library of Congress (LC) Classification System for the Main Collection. This organizational system uses a combination of letters and numbers to shelf items according to the same subject.

See the examples in the boxes above and click on the link below to learn more.