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NSU Libraries’ SEA Thursday Take Over

In an attempt to help students and faculty learn more about what the NSU Libraries can do for them, the NSU Libraries partnered with NSU’s Office of Student Activities to take over “SEA Thursday” on April 16, 2015.  This event was held in conjunction with National Library Week and provided…


Money Smart Week at the Alvin Sherman Library

Are you interested in saving money with your library card? Do you know how the Federal Reserve affects you? Curious about how small business and banking works? If you answered yes to either of these questions, don’t miss Money Smart Week presentations starting April 21 at the Alvin Sherman Library….


Circle of Friends hosts “Marjorie and Marjory” at the NSU Alvin Sherman Library

The Circle of Friends for the NSU Alvin Sherman Library recently turned back the clock in an event featuring Florida historian and literary scholar Betty Jean Steinshouer, who portrayed authors and friends Marjorie Kinnan Rawlings and Marjory Stoneman Douglas…right down to the hat, dress, dialect and tone. The event, free…


Sherman Library to Feature Selections from the de la Cruz Collection

Selections from the de la Cruz Collection Wednesday, March 25 – Monday, May 4, 2015 NSU Alvin Sherman Library 2nd Floor Cotilla Gallery Artists in the exhibition: Kathryn Andrews, Rachel Harrison, Dana Schutz, Paulina Olowska Selections from the de la Cruz Collection, showcase a group of women artists who are…


Alvin Sherman Library wins Broward Family Favorite 2015 Award

Nova Southeastern University’s Alvin Sherman Library received the Broward Family Favorite 2015 Award from Broward Family Life Magazine. Broward Family Life Magazine readers voted us as one of their Favorite places to get smart. This is the 3rd year that we have received such a distinguished honor from our patrons!…


Circle of Friends presents “Marjorie & Marjory”, March 18

Circle of Friends for the NSU Alvin Sherman Library hosts Betty Jean Steinshouer as she recreates the lives of authors Marjorie Rawlings and Marjory Stoneman Douglas, on Wednesday, March 18, 6-7:30 pm. The Circle of Friends will hold a private “members only” pre-event reception at 5 pm in Room 2053…


English Heraldry Workshop offerd at the NSU Alvin Sherman Library

This workshop will focus on exploring 1,000 years of English Heraldry, covering the Royal College of Arms, Visitations of the Heralds, library resources, and genealogical sources. The research focus will begin with the Colonial Ancestor from the 17th Century in the Colonies and how to trace a lineage back to its…


Cancelled-Start Brewing – Mack House

Head brewer, Justin Miles returns from the Mack House – Holy Mackerel Nano Brewery on Sunday, Dec. 14 at the Alvin Sherman Library and introduces patrons to the basics of home brewing and culinary beer styles. A small tasting will be provided. Ages 21 and over! Location: 1st Floor, Room…


Irish Film Festival continues through Nov. 16

The Alvin Sherman Library and the Farquhar College of Arts and 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, now in its seventh year, was the brainchild of Professor David Kilroy,…


Circle of Friends for the Alvin Sherman Library hosts an Evening with Edgar Allan Poe

The Circle of Friends for the Alvin Sherman Library hosted a “spooktacular” event on October 18 as “Edgar Allan Poe” took us back in time and shared his timeless works; Annabel Lee, The Raven… and more (or “nevermore”)! The guests were treated to a performance by Broadway and film veteran…


NSU Alvin Sherman Library hosts 20th Semi Annual Used Book, Ends Nov. 1

Mark your calendar! Gently used textbooks, fiction, nonfiction, hardcover and paperbacks, children’s books, CDs, DVDs will be available at the 20th 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,…


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…


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…


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…


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…


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