Introduction to the NSU Oceanography Library: About Us

Introduction to the Oceanography Library at Nova Southeastern University’s Oceanographic Center, Center of Excellence in Coral Reef Ecosystems Science, a research-oriented library for all the disciplines of marine and aquatic science.

Introduction to the Library

The Oceanography Library at Nova Southeastern University’s Halmos College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography - Ocean Campus, located in the new Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center building, is a research-oriented library for all the disciplines of marine and aquatic science. Located at the entrance of Port Everglades, its primary use is for faculty research, and for Masters students in Marine Biology, Coastal Zone Management and/or Marine Environmental Science, and Ph.D. students in Oceanography.

Other campus libraries offer other on-line databases, along with an interlibrary loan service that makes available books and copies of articles from other libraries around the country.

Nova Southeastern University is the largest private, not-for-profit institution in the United States that meets the U.S. Department of Education's criteria as an Hispanic-serving Institution.

Resources for...


OC Students - Portfolio, Capstone, Thesis, and Dissertation Binding Instructions Guide: Instructions for binding your portfolio, capstone, thesis, or dissertation through the Oceanography Library.


OC Faculty - Oceanography Library Resources for OC Faculty: this guide provides faculty resources and links for services through the Oceanography Library, including course reserves, in class library instruction, creating course guides for your classes, etc.


NSU Alumni - Library Resources for NSU Alumni: This guide provides information about how NSU Alumni can obtain an NSU library card and access online library resources, like databases, after they have graduated.

Did you know?

Did you know? 

The Oceanography Library has 10 computers available for use, with such software as JMP 10, ENVI 5.0, MATLAB, ChemSketch, Visual HEA 2.6, SPSS 23, EndNote X7, Google Earth Pro, and ArcGIS 10.3!

Library Hours

Library Hours:

MONDAY 8:30am - 8:00pm*
TUESDAY 8:30am - 8:00pm*
WEDNESDAY 8:30am - 6:30pm
THURSDAY 8:30am - 6:30pm
FRIDAY 8:30am - 4:30pm
SATURDAY 10:00am – 6:00pm**

*The library will only be open until 6:30pm during term breaks.

**The library is open on Saturdays, except for holiday weekends (i.e. Easter, Memorial Day, 4th of July, Labor Day, Thanksgiving, Christmas, New Years), term breaks, and University Closings.

Library Staff

Oceanography Library Staff:

  • Jaime Goldman, Reference Librarian II
  • Keri Baker, Reference Librarian I
  • Arjay Romanowski, Library Assistant, Senior
  • Cameron Baxley, Work Study Student Employee

Contact Us

Phone:  954•262•3699 OR 1•800•541•6682, ext. 23699
Fax:  954•262•4021





NSU College of Natural Sciences and Oceanography
Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center 
8000 North Ocean Drive
Dania Beach, FL 33004

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