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In Search of Leonardo’s Last Supper at the Alvin Sherman Library

Join us for a  talk by Dr. Jean- Pierre Isbouts  on In Search of Leonardo’s Last Supper: Could Da Vinci and his workshop have painted a second version?” National Geographic historian Jean-Pierre Isbouts embarks on a thrilling quest across Europe in search of a missing masterpiece. The program will include a presentation of…


Triumph After The Camps: Sylvia Wiener’s Journey of Survival at the Alvin Sherman Library

  The extraordinary story of Sylvia Weiner, a Canadian who survived the Holocaust and went on to be a pioneering marathoner. Learn more on Sunday, January 6, 2019 from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm in the Alvin Sherman Library. Born in Poland, Weiner was only 12 when she was separated…


Rare Violin “Unsilenced” at Alvin Sherman Library Event

Rising levels of antisemitism in recent years – and even more recently with the Pittsburgh synagogue shooting — remind Jews around the world of some of the bleakest times in their history. Yet, somehow the Jewish people, their religion and their culture have lived on. A symbol of that strength…


Shark Survival Weeks at the NSU Alvin Sherman Library

Prepare for your finals at the NSU Alvin Sherman Library and when you need a break…we’ll supply you with free snacks, coffee and more!  Monday, November 26 – Friday, December 7 from 5 – 6 p.m.  Remember to show us your Razor Research Bytes certificate and enter for a chance…


Visions of the Holocaust at the Alvin Sherman Library

“Visions of the Holocaut,” a collection of historic images from the archives of the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum and Yad Vashem in Jerusalem, will be on display at Nova Southeastern University’s Alvin Sherman Library in Davie. The exhibit runs until Monday, January 28, 2019. Turkish artist Yusuf Tolga Unker…


Irish Film Festival in November

The Alvin Sherman Library and the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences will sponsor an Irish Film Festival that allows a South Florida audience to see independent contemporary Irish films not widely released in the U.S. The Festival was the brainchild of Professor David Kilroy, a native of Ireland…


The Alvin Sherman Library to host the 26th Semi-Annual Book Sale in October

The Alvin Sherman Library will host its 26th Semi-Annual Book Sale from Wednesday, October 24 – Saturday, October 27. The Presale is open October 24 from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. for NSU faculty, staff and Circle of Friends members only. The book sale offers a wide assortment of gently…


Library Card Sign up Month

  Since 1987, Library Card Sign-up Month has been held each September to mark the beginning of the school year. Libraries work to remind parents and youth that signing up for a library card is the first step towards academic achievement and lifelong learning. Throughout the school year, librarians and library staff…


Gear Up For Optimal Success

In support of NSU’s Vision 2020, mission, and core values, the NSU Libraries have designed these workshops to showcase ways to achieve optimal success with library research, publishing, and copyright. The Free workshops are held simultaneously in-person on NSU’s main campus and online to give faculty, students and staff opportunities…


Alvin Sherman Library Continues Cine Argentino Film Series and Exhibit

In celebration of Hispanic Heritage Month, the NSU Alvin Sherman Library will host a free art exhibit and film series. The exhibit entitled “The Artists’ Vision of Ecuador and Argentina” features the work of artists including Luis Wells, Julio Montaner, E & F Project, Julio Chuquimarca and Nicolas Leiva and…


Exploring the Tropics: A Critic and an Artist Talk

Attend a reception marking the opening of the exhibit Exploring the Tropics. Paintings and Assemblages by William Bock and hear two talks – one by an art critic and the other by an artist about their work What Happens When Everyone’s a Critic? by Michael Mills and Surviving As An Artist: Creating, Exhibiting,…


Circle of Friends Annual Meeting

The Circle of Friends for the NSU Alvin Sherman Library, Research and Information Technology Center recently hosted its Annual Meeting in the Adolfo & Marisela Cotilla Gallery to review the past year’s accomplishments, recognize outgoing board members, and install new board members and officers. Outgoing board member, the University’s First…


Alvin Sherman Library to Host Guest Speaker and Author, Irit Schaffer

Alvin Sherman Library host Guest Speaker and Author, Irit Schaffer on Wednesday, April 4 — 5:00 pm to 7:00 pm. Book signing, refreshments and reception to follow. This book was written as a quest into the depth of the human spirit. It is a rich family memoir, being deeply personal,…


Become a Member of the Circle of Friends

Circle of Friends (COF), the fundraising arm of the Nova Southeastern University Alvin Sherman Library has a very special invitation for all NSU employees.  Recently, the Circle of Friends Board unanimously passed an initiative to encourage participation in this group, by creating a staff rate of just $25.00 a year. …


Now Offered at the Alvin Sherman Library: Kanopy Database an On Demand Video Streaming Service

If you’re interested in independent, international, classic, or documentary films, you’re in luck. Get out your shark card and sign up for Kanopy, the Library’s newest on demand video streaming service. You can stream over 26,000 films from hundreds of popular producers such as The Criterion Collection, The Great Courses,…


Alvin Sherman Library and CAHSS to Host the 10th Annual Irish Film Festival

The NSU Alvin Sherman Library and the College of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences will sponsor an Irish Film Festival that allows a South Florida audience to see independent contemporary Irish films not widely released in the U.S. This year’s lineup includes three films. The first screening is on November 13…


Night OWL Study Hours at the HPD Library

Hello Students! You asked for it and Night Owl Study has returned. It’s safe and only for NSU students (so bring your ID). So, if you need to study late, come by the HPD Assembly II Study Center after midnight for a quiet space! Hours: Sunday – Thursday: Midnight –…


24th Semi-Annual Used Book Sale! Thousands of Books at Low Prices!

The Used Book Sale will be open to the NSU community as well as the general public on: Friday, Oct. 27 – 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 28 – 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. We will have a wide assortment of gently used hardcover and paperback titles (fiction, non-fiction,…


Free Access to Lynda.com at the Alvin Sherman Library

The NSU Alvin Sherman Library provides access to Lynda.com, a vast online library of high-quality, current, and engaging video tutorials taught by recognized industry experts. The Alvin Sherman Library’s Lynda.com subscription is at the premium level, valued at $29.99 per month.  It is accessible to the entire NSU community and…


Circle of Friends Night of Dueling Pianos Annual Gala and Fundraiser

The Circle of Friends for the NSU Alvin Sherman Library, Research and Information Technology Center recently hosted its Annual Gala and Fundraiser. The evening began with over 60 attendees enjoying cocktails and appetizers, followed by a buffet dinner. Guests were treated to a performance of Dueling Pianos with Fun Pianos!…


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