Optometry Student Handbook 2024-2025

Health Professions Division 2024–2025 85 remote access to online resources, including more than 17,000 health-related full-text e-journals, 2,000 biomedical e-books, and more than 200 health- and medicine-specific databases. These resources may be accessed 24/7 through the Press HPD Library web page (nova.edu/hpdlibrary). Professional reference services are available to students in person, as well as by phone, email, and online via screen-sharing software. Eight professional librarians are available to assist students with library resources and research-specific assignments. Each HPD college/program is assigned a subject-specialist liaison librarian who works closely with faculty members and provides instructional sessions for specific class assignments. The Press HPD Library also provides these free services to enhance student learning and study: • Interlibrary Loan/Document Delivery service of journal articles, books, and items not available in the NSU collection • notary service • binding, faxing, and scanning services • wireless printing stations • on-site technology assistance • I.D.E.A. Labs: − 3-D printing and scanning: 3-D scanning and printing services for students involved in curricular and faculty projects. − Virtual reality: Students can experience virtual anatomy, simulation, and medical-related apps via immersive virtual reality headsets. − The studio: Digital production room/studio for video recording and editing, along with cameras and other production equipment, which can be checked out of the library. The following are additional resources at the circulation desk (with limited checkout times): • laptop computers • iPads loaded with medical and production apps • medical/anatomy apps for checkout on personal Apple devices • print editions of required textbooks on reserve (for in-library use) • anatomy models and skeletons (for in-library use) • individual, small whiteboards and markers • chargers and extension cords • earplugs and school supplies (for purchase) • self-service Keurig coffee machine For more information, please call (954) 262-3106.