Skip to main content
It looks like you're using Internet Explorer 11 or older. This website works best with modern browsers such as the latest versions of Chrome, Firefox, Safari, and Edge. If you continue with this browser, you may see unexpected results.

Library Resources and Services for Faculty: Borrowing Books, Journal Articles...

An overview of library resources pertinent to Norfolk State University faculty.

Loan Guide

Items Students Faculty/Staff/Emerti Community Overdue Fine (per day)

VHS
video tapes

5 days/
5 days/
Feature-4 days
Instructional-Not available
$1

Feature DVDs

5 days
5 days
5 days
$1

Instructional DVDs*

5 days
14 days
Not available
$1

CDs

4 weeks
4 weeks
4 weeks
$10 when item declared lost

Laptops and LCD Projectors

3 day
3 days
Not available
$5

Digital Cameras and Camcorders

3 days
3 days
Not available
$2

Overhead Projectors

3 days
3 days
Not available
$1

TVs

3 days
3 days
Not available
n/a

Portable Screens

3 days
3 days
Not available
$1

Power Cords

3 days
3 days
Not available
$1

Tape Recorders

3 days
3 days
Not available
$1

Tripods

3 days
3 days
Not available
$1

Slide Projectors

3 days
3 days
Not available
$1

Microphones

3 days
3 days
Not available
$1

VCRs

3 days
3 days
Not available
$1

DVD Players

3 days
3 days
Not available
$1

iPads

3 days
3 days
Not available
$5

 

Cooperative Borrowing Program

Keep in mind that if we don't have the book, or journal/article that you need, just submit an interlibrary loan request 

In addition to ILL, we also offer the Cooperative Borrowing Program.  The Cooperative Borrowing Program allows students, faculty, and staff at VIVA institutions to request to borrow materials on-site from any participating library. The following is a list of VIVA Member institutions and their status in this program. Click on the institution's name to view links to its student and faculty directories so that current status can be verified. Participating institutions may lend to borrowers from non-participating institutions at their discretion.   Cooperative Borrowing Program

Consortium Card

VIVA levels the academic playing field: Through VIVA, students and faculty at institutions of higher education in the Commonwealth have access to digital and print journals, books, reference sources, and databases that are essential for educational success and research enterprise. Whether you are at a community college or a large public university, a small liberal arts college or an elite private university, the same VIVA is available to you.

If there is another college library closer than the Lyman Beecher Brooks Library, the Tidewater Consortium Card might work for you. 

Any faculty, staff or student from NSU, have library privileges at other academic institutions that participate in the Virginia Tidewater Consortium

If you wish to check out materials at another academic library in the Tidewater area or the state of Virginia, bring a picture ID to the LBB Circulation Desk to apply for a Consortium Card.  You'll need to apply once each semester to verify that you're a current NSU student.