To check out items at NSU Libraries, the Information Desk is located on the 1st floor, north entrance of the John Vaughan Library. Information Desk contact phone number is 918-444-3235.
Loan Periods for check out items:
Number of items that can be checked out at one time:
Students are provided a 100 page print limit in the library at the start of each semester. Any additional pages can be purchased at the Information Desk. For additional information about borrowing, renewals, returns, and services, check out the Circulation link below.
Tip: When searching for information on topics in the database, EBSCOhost eBook Collection, use keywords or phrases. Be sure to enclose phrases inside quotation marks to keep the two terms together.
civil rights and "race relations"
euthanasia or "assisted suicide"
doping or "doping in sports"
Use the Library Discovery system to search for books by keyword, title, author, or by using the subject search option.
Example subject terms:
child abuse (abused children, battered child syndrome)
culture (cultural pluralism)
eating disorder (bulimia, anorexia nervosa, compulsive eating)
For additional tips and information about book searching see the Book Searching tab in this guide.
The following series titles list books from the NSU Libraries collections, some in print and others in electronic format. These Series Titles offer information on a variety of controversial issues to assist in generating ideas and ways to explore topics. From the Library home page (see the link below),
Please note: using the "Advanced Search" option will search libraries worldwide. After running the search, refine the results to John Vaughan Library or Northeastern State University.
For additional book titles not owned by NSU Libraries search the WorldCat databases. The WorldCat databases will locate items (books and more) from other libraries as well as items owned by the NSU Libraries.