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Introduction to the Martin and Gail Press Health Professions Division Library: My Account

About the Martin and Gail Press Health Professions Division Library: hours, library services for students, faculty, alumni and visitors

How to Renew Materials

1. HPD Library Front Desk OR

2. Call: 954-262-3106 OR

3. Email OR

4. Renew online (choose Renew your Items):

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Martin and Gail Press HPD Library Login

To Login to:

  • Databases,
  • your HPD Library Account or
  • your HPD ILL Account

1. NSU Current Students, NSU recent graduates (6 months or less after graduation), Faculty and Staff: use the Blue login:

  • enter your username from your NSU email address
  • enter your NSU password used for your courses or the SharkLink portal

[For example: if your NSU email address is, please enter sally123 for your username and enter the same password used for your NSU SharkLink or Blackboard account.]

2. HPD Clinical Faculty or Registered HPD Alumni: use the Brown login:

  •  enter your last name into the username box.
  • enter your HPD Library ID into the password box.

If you are not able to login, please contact the HPD Director of Circulation at 954-262-3126 or

For Help with your Shark Link login, NSU ID or NSU email, contact the NSU OIT Help Desk at or 1-800-541-6682 x24357 or 954-262-4357.

Your InterLibrary Loan Account

FREE service for HPD:

To Login to your ILLIAD (InterLibrary Loan) Account:

1. Order:

  • journal articles,
  • books, book chapters,
  • conference papers,
  • ERIC documents or
  • dissertations from other libraries that are not available at HPD Library.
  • Distance students may request materials located at the HPD Library to be sent by email (articles) or mail (books).

3. Receive and View:

  • When your ILLIAD order is filled, you will receive an email.
  • Login to your ILLIAD account
  • Choose View >Electronically Received Articles
  • open PDF to view.

4. Check first :

Contact the HPD ILL:

954-262-3120 or 


NSU HPD Alumni Info

New graduates retain full HPD Library access for the first 6 months after graduation before their status changes to Alumni.

Options for HPD grads after 6 months:

1. Register at NSU Alumni Portal

2. Do you reside or work in Broward County? Become a Broward County Library Patron .

Access icons:

 FREE open-access journals available at:

BioMed Central

PubMed Central

PubMed Health


DOAJ: Directory of Open Access Journals


Open Access Journal of Clinical Trials (Dovepress)

Open J-Gate

Open Science Directory


Loan Periods for Materials


  • Circulating due in 30 days
  • Reserve due in 3 hours
  • Fines: we charge for lost or damaged books


Print Journals do not circulate.

Scan and email or copy articles- see the Front Desk for assistance


  • Due in 3 hours

Study Room key

Study Rooms:

  • Due in 3 hours
  • Study Room keys in HPD Library activate the alarm if you try to leave with them


Need help? Contact your Liaison Librarian.

954-262-3108 Reference Help

954-262-3106 Circulation Help