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Dummy Log In: Unfortunately, NSU Policy does not allow for dummy log ins.

Catalog Questions

Link to catalog: https:

ILL: (note: varies by user group)

Purchase Suggestions:


Password Help: Currently the library has different log on procedures for NSU students, faculty, staff, University School students, HPD affiliates, alumni and public users. Because of the complexity of the logins for various user groups, we recommend that you advise users to report login issues using our online form:

Library Card Issues: For Students: Contact the Help Desk for username and/or password issues at 954-262-4357.  Or, students can change their passwords by clicking the help link located next to the log in button here:   For Public Patrons: Contact the circulation desk for any library card issues at 954-262-4601.

Ebook Help: For information on how to download EBook from various vendors to various tablets or devices:  If patrons are still having problems, please call the reference desk at 954-262-4613

Printing: Printing is 5 cents a page b/w and 10 cents a page for color. Public patrons will print with the NSU Public card or a cash card. There are cash card machines on the first floor and second floor of the library. A cash card sells for $1.00 at these machines. All patrons can add money to their cards at the cash card machines, minimum amount: $1.00 (bills only). For student information please see:

Ask a Librarian Public FAQ:

Research Help

Link for databases or to database search page:


Other Helpful Information

Important Information for Librarians: The Alvin Sherman Library at Nova Southeastern University is a joint use library between NSU and the Broward County Board of County Commissioners. In return for partial funding from the county, NSU provides library cards to people who reside, work or go to school in Broward County. The card is free but patrons must register and show proof of above criteria.

Case Studies:

Dissertation Search:

Circulation Policy:

Electronic Course Reserve:

Genealogy Policy and Information:

Special Features: Events calendar:

Wireless Policy: The 1NSU network is available for NSU students, faculty, and staff. Public patrons can access the Guest network. For help, please visit

Study Room Policy:

Site Coordinator Contact

Jamie Segno,