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E-NEWS : AUGUST 2014
As you enjoy the remainder of your summer, it's never to early to prepare your children and yourself for a new school year. At the Nova Southeastern University Alvin Sherman Library your library card helps you access information and resources year round!
We've created this special edition newsletter to give you a snap shot of what the library can do to help make your school year successful.
As you probably know, we are not your ordinary library. With the benefits of a public and university library rolled into one, the Alvin Sherman Library provides you with the tools you need to accomplish your goals!
1. NovaCat: is our library's catalog of books. Our library collection contains traditional books as well as e-books. You can search the catalog easily from the front page of our website, nova.edu/library/main.
Don't procrastinate on your summer reading!
2. Tutorials / Library Guides: Library Guides will help you get the most out of your NSU Libraries! These guides provide "how to" instructions, video tutorials, resource recommendations, upcoming events/workshops, and more. You can access the tutorial of your choice by going to our main library's home page and clicking under tutorials. To give you a snapshot of some tutorials currently available, check out these below:
Our librarians are the original search engines and are always available to assist you with your research needs. There are 6 ways to reach them. You can also request one on one or group library instruction at no charge.
Everyone needs a break from studying. While in the library, you can visit the 3rd floor vending machines or our library cafe, the West End Deli on the first floor.
OK, all work and no play...
Programs/events: The library offers programs/events for children, teens and adults throughout the year. Check the library web site for a complete listing of events. And, remember, most of these are free and open to the public.
Best-sellers, music, movies and games. We offer one of the largest collections in Broward County. And remember, many of our best-sellers are available through One-Click Digital which allows you to download on your ipad, phone and kindle. We are always getting in new materials!
Storytimes for children are part of our Raise a Reader initiative which includes Little Minnows and Sharkey's Storytime. These storytimes are part of our Read for the Fun of It! Initiative.
Live at the Sherman Library! is an interactive fine arts program offered through the Charles P. Ferro Foundation. In it's 5th year, Live has been creating an up close and personal experience to our youngest library lovers. Look for our 2014-15 season.
The 2nd floor Adolfo and Marisela Cotilla Gallery offers exciting exhibits throughout the year. Our current exhibit is Fun in Watercolor Land, presented by members of the Gold Coast Watercolor Society. This exhibit runs throughAugust 23, All day. It features a variety of types of watercolor media artwork by members of the Gold Coast Watercolor Society of South Florida. The Gold Coast Watercolor Society fosters the art of watercolor painting by informing and educating the general public. For more information about the group click here
No matter if its for lifelong learning or to write a research report, the Alvin Sherman Library can support whatever you dream.
There's so much to explore at the Nova Southeastern University Alvin Sherman Library!