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This guide highlights research resources and services available to NSU education faculty at the Alvin Sherman Library.
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Contact Information

Joana C. Fernandez
Reference & Instructional Librarian
Nova Southeastern University

Alvin Sherman Library
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314
Phone: (954) 262-4575 or 1-800-541-6682 ext. 24575

North Miami Beach, FL 33162 (Tuesdays)
Phone: (954) 262-5485 or 1-800-541-6682 ext. 25485

Library Workshops

The library offers face-to-face and online workshops on a variety of topics throughout the year. Workshop recordings are also available.


Library Blurb for Course Syllabi

Do your students need scholarly books, journal articles, or lesson planning resources for your course?
Consider adding this blurb about the library to your course syllabus.  Many students are not aware of the resources the library offers.

Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center

Students required to do research for class assignments should use the Alvin Sherman Library (, which provides access to over 1 million items including more than 600,000 print books and academic/scholarly journals, over 105,000 e-books, over 60,000 DVDs/audiobooks, and more than 450 databases in a variety of subjects areas with full-text articles, videos, lesson plans, teaching resources, reference books, statistics, and general news.

Reference librarians are available in person at the Reference Desk as well as by phone (954-262-4613), email, chat, text, and individual appointment to provide instruction on how to identify and use library resources.  For times and details, visit

Online library guides and tutorials are available at

Librarian Profile