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NSU Libraries Return of the Sharks Fall Guide

Services, Resources, and Spaces Currently Available

Some library services, resources, and spaces are available at a limited capacity. Thank you for understanding.


Service/Resource Special Information
Borrowing Library Materials No contact self-check out is available for books. DVDs, videogames, and other media materials must be checked out by library staff. Please maintain physical distancing guidelines while at the Circulation Desk.
Book Return

Materials must be returned to one of the exterior book drops, including Interlibrary Loan materials. Returned materials are quarantined for 72 hours before they are returned to the stacks.


Seating is limited to help maintain physical distancing guidelines. Guest passes can be obtained at any service desk in the Library.

A limited number of laptops are also available for checkout in the OIIT Microlab (on the first floor).

Study Rooms

Patrons may place study room reservations online at You will need your SharkID or Alvin Sherman Library card to check out a study room. Pick up your room key at the Circulation desk on the first floor of the library. Rooms are for individual use only. This policy is strictly enforced. Study rooms are sanitized between each use.

Digital Media Lab The library's Digital Media Lab is available by appointment only. Please email
Makerspace The library's Makerspace is available by appointment only. Please email
HRRC The Craig and Barbara Weiner Holocaust Reflection and Resource Center is open.

Services, Resources, and Spaces Currently Unavailable

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the following services, resources, and spaces are temporarily unavailable:


Collaborative Study Room
Children's Computer Lab
The Adolfo and Marisela Cotilla Gallery
Meeting & Conference Rooms
Molecular & Anatomical Kits
Phone chargers & dry erase marker kits are not available to check out
Purchasing of Broward County Transit Bus Passes
Active play toys (puzzles, puppets, etc.)  and other high-touch shared items