Northwest Regional Library
The Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center is a joint-use facility between Nova Southeastern University and the Broward County Board of County Commissioners. It is located at 3100 Ray Ferrero, Jr. Blvd., Fort Lauderdale, FL 33314 .
Through a unique agreement with Broward County, NSU’s Alvin Sherman Library, Research, and Information Technology Center serves the residents of Broward County as well as the university’s students, faculty, and staff members. This means the community at large can enjoy the resources and services this spectacular venue has to offer. NSU is also home to three additional libraries that serve students, faculty and staff in the areas of health professions, law and oceanography.
Stunningly modern and towering a full five stories, the 325,000-square-foot Alvin Sherman Library is one of the largest library buildings in the state of Florida and offers full collections of research materials, specialized databases, popular fiction and nonfiction books, magazines and journals, CDs, and DVDs.
The Alvin Sherman Library is also home to several permanent works of art, including a one-of-a-kind creation by famed glass artist Dale Chihuly, and a hand-forged Buddhist Prayer Wheel blessed by His Holiness the Dalai Lama.