Services for the General Public

Find Books

Search the Library Catalog for books and other materials.
The catalog includes books, AV, Videos, Government materials and electronic links to journals and ebooks.
Search for library owned Ebooks
Borrow books from our three campus libraries
Renew my library book
Get books if you are a distance student
Get books from other libraries (ILL)
Use Interlibrary Loan - to track your book requests
Find out where materials are located in the main library
Find out about the call number arrangement of books
Find books in other libraries
What new books does the Library have?

Find Articles

Use Indexes to find articles. Indexes are arranged by Subject.
Use Indexes to find articles. Indexes are arranged by Title.
Find Journals by Title that have online issues
Get articles not available electronically or in print from NSU
Get assistance from a librarian
Search more than one database at one time - (Library Catalog logon required)

Course Reserves

Reserve Services– information about the reserve collection and policies.
E-Reserves– access to electronic articles placed on Reserve by faculty.

Databases by Subject

Databases by Title

The NSU John Vaughan Library provides access to several online periodical indexes and full text databases which are useful for finding articles. One list is arranged by subjects covered in the database. The other list is arranged by title of the database. i.e. EbscoHost would be under General in the Subject List and under E in the by Title List.

Computers in the Library

NSU Internet Use Policy– acceptible behavior when using the Internet at the unversity.
Laptop Checkout– rules for borrowing a laptop computer.
Printing– cost and limits for printing from library computers.
Wireless Internet– how to use your own laptop to access the Internet in the library.

Interlibrary Loan & Document Delivery

ILL and Document Delivery Services and Procedures– information about borrowing materials from other NSU branches or other libraries.
Interlibrary Loan– ILL and document delivery request form.

Help with research

Ask a Librarian - Live chat reference service
Contact a Librarian– list of phone and office numbers for the library staff.
Reference Hours – times when a librarian is available for assistance.
Tutorials– step by step instructions for doing research.
Research Tutorial - Six Steps to Writing a Research Paper

Other Library Services & Information

Scanning & Copying– information about copying materials in the library
Lost & Found– where to find and report lost items.
Off Campus Access to Resources– how to access the library's electronic databases from off campus.
Assistive Technologies & Accessibility - improving access & assistance for people with disabilities

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Last Updated: February 14, 2019