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Alvin Sherman Library

13th Annual NSU Libraries Faculty Reception, Oct. 15

Looking back…Forging ahead! NSU Faculty is invited to attend the 13th Annual Faculty Reception being held at NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library on Wednesday, October 15 from 4 – 6 p.m. Hosted by President George Hanbury, ASL Vice President Lydia M. Acosta and the staff of the NSU Libraries, this annual…


Alvin Sherman Library at “A Day for Children”

  On Saturday, September 21, the Alvin Sherman Library supported “A Day For Children” with a special guest appearance with Sharkey, the library’s mascot and special effort to encourage parents and children to be healthy readers by signing up for a library card. The Sherman Library promotes library cards to…


Alvin Sherman Library Partners with NSU’s Science Alive! Program to Present Summer Science Series for Children and Tweens

This summer, NSU’s Science Alive!, under the direction of Emily Schmitt, Ph.D., partnered with youth services librarians Kristina Knott and Katharine Labuda to present three weeks of hands-on science programming as part of the Summer S.T.E.M for Tweens and Science Kids summer series. Science Alive! is a program in which…


NSU Health Professions Division Library Wins Springshare Innovation in Academic Libraries Award

The Academic Division of the Special Libraries Association (SLA) announced that NSU’s Health Professions Division (HPD) Library is the winner of the 2014 Springshare Innovation in Academic Libraries Award for its innovative lending program of iOS applications to enhance student learning. The Springshare Innovation in Academic Libraries Award recognizes a…


Broward County Historical Commission Presents Award to Author of Book on the History of Nova Southeastern University

The Broward County Historical Commission hosted the Broward County Heritage Celebration on Thursday, May 22 at the historic West Side Grade School in Fort Lauderdale. The theme for this year’s event was, “New Age of Preservation: Embark, Inspire, Engage” in honor of National Historic Preservation Month. Several historical preservation awards…


Circle of Friends Annual Meeting an Evening of Jazz with Diane Schuur

The Circle of Friends for the NSU Alvin Sherman Library, Research and Information Technology Center recently hosted its Annual Meeting to recognize outgoing board members, and to install new board members and officers. The evening began with almost 100 members enjoying cocktails, followed by the Annual Meeting and dinner, and…


NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library Voted a Broward Family Favorite by Readers of Broward Family Life Magazine

Nova Southeastern University’s Alvin Sherman Library (ASL) was voted a Broward Family Favorite (BFF) by readers of Broward Life magazine. The BFF Awards program was created in 2012. This is the second year in a row that ASL has received an award for the “Favorite Free Fun!” category. Award recipients…


The Author of the Making of Nova Southeastern University to Receive the Stuart B. McIver Historian’s Award

Julian M. Pleasants, Ph.D., author and Professor Emeritus of History at University of Florida, will be presented with the Stuart B. McIver Historian’s Award by the Broward County Historical Commission for his book The Making of Nova Southeastern University: A Tradition of Innovation, 1964-2014 on Thursday, May 22. This outstanding…


National Library Worker’s Day Luncheon

NSU Libraries hosted a luncheon at the Alvin Sherman Library on Tuesday, April 15, 2014, to recognize the valuable contributions made by all library workers in celebration of National Library Workers Day. Staff and student workers from the Alvin Sherman, Health Professions Division (HPD), Law, and Oceanography libraries were invited…


Jazz it up at the Circle of Friends Annual Meeting, May 10

The Circle of Friends for the NSU Alvin Sherman Library will hold its annual meeting on Saturday, May 10 at the Alvin Sherman Library to recognize outgoing board members and install new board members. This very special evening will begin with cocktails at 5:30 pm followed by dinner in the…


The Alvin Sherman Library Hosted I Lobe the Brain

I Lobe the Brain, a yearly program presented by Leanne Boucher, Ph.D., of NSU Farquhar College of Arts and Sciences to teach children about the 4 lobes of the brain took place at the Alvin Sherman Library, Research Information Technology Center on Saturday, March 15. The program included 9 NSU…


Alvin Sherman Library Celebrates Asian-Pacific Month, May 4

Rhythms School of Dance will present “Samanvay (Harmony)”, a dance/music demonstration. Using multimedia and live dance, this presentation will explore the evolution of India’s Bollywood film dance and music from its early age, 1913 to 2014.  This event will take place Sunday, May 4 from 2 to 3 p.m. in…


NSU’s Science Alive! Program Visits Afterschool S.T.E.M. at the Alvin Sherman Library

In honor of Women’s History Month this March, NSU’s Science Alive!, under the direction of Emily Schmitt, Ph.D., presented  Women of Science: Past, Present and Future  at the free, monthly Afterschool S.T.E.M. program, hosted by youth services librarians Kristina Knott, Katherine Labuda and Meagan Albright at the Alvin Sherman Library….


Alvin Sherman Library 19th Semi-Annual Used Book Sale

Deals on pre-owned fiction, nonfiction, hardcover and paperbacks, children’s books, CDs, DVDs and textbooks will be available at the 19th Semi-Annual Used Book Sale, hosted at NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library. Come find a new favorite, with prices to satisfy any budget. Remember, the sale only happens twice a year, so…


NSU Alvin Sherman Library Team Marched in Orange Blossom Parade

An NSU team representing the Alvin Sherman Library marched in the “Town of Davie’s 77th Annual Orange Blossom Parade” on Saturday morning, February 22. Carrying a banner to promote the NSU Alvin Sherman Library, they wore t-shirts with purple hearts. The parade theme honored the Armed Forces and acknowledged Davie…


The African Presence in Spanish Florida: Black Seminoles

  As part of Nova Southeastern University’s celebration of Black History Month, Circle of Friends for the Alvin Sherman Library hosted an event which brought more than 80 guests together to enjoy a lecture on The African Presence in Spanish Florida: Black Seminoles. The event, held in the Adolfo and…


Manage your Finances during Money Smart Week 2014

Money Smart Week is a public awareness campaign designed to help consumers better manage their personal finances. The Alvin Sherman Library has many resources to help you save money. Visit us in person or online and see what we have to offer! http://nova.campusguides.com/moneysmartweek   Schedule of Events Wednesday, April 9,…


Join us for the Broward Public Library Foundation’s FREE LitLIVE! Book and Author Event, March 16

Twenty-one best-selling authors, including Robin Cook (Cell), Dani Shapiro (Still Writing), John Grogan (Marley and Me) and Martha Grimes (The Way of All Fish), will speak at NSU on Sunday, March 16, as part of the Broward Public Library Foundation’s LitLIVE! book and author event. LitLIVE!, which will be held…


Circle of Friends to host Guest Speaker and Book Signing, Feb. 20

The Circle of Friends for the NSU Alvin Sherman Library presents “The African Presence in Spanish Florida: Black Seminoles” on Thursday, Feb. 20 at 5:30 to 7:30 pm. The event will be held in the Adolfo and Marisela Cotilla Gallery on the second floor of the Sherman Library.  Author Rosalyn…


Downtime during NSU Library System Upgrade, Feb. 12

February 12, 2014 – 11:00 am to 11:00 pm Faculty/Staff/Students/NSU Community, In an effort to serve you better, NSU Libraries will be upgrading the current library system. The following library services will not be available during this downtime: NovaCat catalog searching NovaCat holds NovaCat renewals Find It! feature of the…


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