2023 Division Of Research Annual Report

10 NSU CORE RESEARCH FACILITIES NSU EDUCATIONAL OUTREACH HIGHLIGHTS Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center Noble: The library hosts the Open Classroom series by NSU’s Farquhar Honors College and much more. The downstairs children’s area includes a multipurpose breakout room for multigenerational events. The student-run NSU Writing and Communications Center provides assistance to students and residents alike. Programming includes financial literacy workshops, computer camps, music and culture festivals, and genealogy education. Notable: NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library is also home to the Craig and Barbara Weiner Holocaust Museum of South Florida and the Holocaust Visual History Archive; the 500-seat Rose and Alfred Miniaci Performing Arts Center; the 150-seat Adolfo and Marisela Cotilla Gallery; and the Morton and Geraldine Terry Atrium, used for special events. Novel: For years, budding entrepreneurs, like the founders of Banana Wave, have incubated their businesses alongside doctoral students conducting dissertation research. Now, a new public-private partnership, the Alan B. Levan | NSU Broward Center of Innovation, spans the entire top floor. Famously referred to as “The World’s First Theme Park for Entrepreneurs,” the center supports the founder’s journey and provides programs, events, and wraparound services, so early-stage start-ups can scale up their business. One of Florida’s largest public library buildings belongs to the private research university, NSU. Towering five stories, the 325,000-square-foot research hub just marked its 20th anniversary as a unique, joint-use collaboration with Broward County, Florida. It is the home library to NSU faculty members and students, as well as people across Broward County, of all ages, and even overseas. 250,000 average number of items circulated per year 147,356 number of library cards issued since opening day 1,000,000+ annual number of visits to the library’s online databases HOURS: Library by the Numbers Public Access Mon.–Thurs. 7:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m. Friday 7:00 a.m.–10:00 p.m. Saturday 7:00 a.m.–8:00 p.m. Sunday 10:00 a.m.–11:00 p.m. Scan for more.