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American Heritage School Library Orientation

Welcome to your Library Guide, Patriots!

  • The purpose of this library guide is to provide an overview of the resources and services available
    at NSU's Alvin Sherman Library.
  • Review the information on each page within this guide and complete the "Check Your Knowledge"
    questions as you go along.
  • At the end of the guide, you will complete the final "'Check Your Knowledge" activity as a review.

Alvin Sherman Library, Research, & Information Technology Center

The Alvin Sherman Library is a unique joint-use facility serving the residents of Broward County as well as Nova Southeastern University (NSU) students, faculty, and staff members. Thanks to an agreement between the Broward County Board of County Commissioners and NSU, the Alvin Sherman Library offers traditional public library services as well as the full academic resources of a university library.

Your Library Card

  • The Alvin Sherman Library card is FREE!  Anyone that lives, works, or goes to school in Broward County may apply online or in person (at our Circulation Desk on the first floor). 
  • Please note that this card is not the same as a Broward County Library card. However, you may return Alvin Sherman Library materials to any Broward County Library branch.