Use of the NSU Oceanographic Campus Library by:
Use of the Oceanographic Campus Library by NSU patrons associated with non- Oceanographic Campus programs (visiting NSU patrons):
The Oceanographic Campus Library (OCL) at NSU’s Oceanographic Campus (NSU-OC) Guy Harvey Oceanographic Center (GHOC), located in Dania Beach, FL is open to all NSU students, faculty, staff, and researchers with a valid and current NSU ID.
In order to comply with NIST Grant requirements, security protocols, and priority use of the library by NSU-OC patrons, the following guidelines have been established. Visiting NSU patrons must:
For hours, address, and location, please visit:
Use of NSU Oceanographic Campus Library by public:
The NSU Oceanographic Campus Library (OC Library) is not currently open to the public, but there are many ways a public patron can still utilize our resources (outlined below).
If you live, work, or attend school in Broward County, you are eligible to apply for an Alvin Sherman Library card. The Alvin Sherman Library is located on the NSU main campus in Davie, FL. You will be able to go to that branch and utilize their resources. You will also be able to access any of the NSU Databases online (many shared by the OC library), both in person and remotely for any that have the public indication (ALL or BROWARD) after the description:
To gain access to the NSU Libraries with a Broward Resident card from the Alvin Sherman Library:
Broward/Public patrons can access many of the OC Library’s purchased resources from the main campus library with a Broward Public Card through the NSU Libraries.
The Alvin Sherman Library also supports the undergraduate marine sciences program on main campus, so they have a nice collection of physical materials on the subject as well. Please see their related research guides here: https://nsufl.libguides.com/marinebioresources/home and https://nsufl.libguides.com/marine-biology.
If a public patron would like request permission to use the NSU OC Library, they may submit their justification request for consideration to: firstname.lastname@example.org.