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NU Library Resources and Services

Things that You Can Borrow

Books, including:

Recreational DVDs (on main floor)

Educational DVDs (on 2nd floor)

Basic office supplies - pens, highlighters, tape, etc. (ask at the Information Desk)

Board games (on main floor)

Library of Things (ask at the Information Desk), which includes:

  • learning activities
  • tools
  • technology
  • outdoor activities
  • indoor activities
  • event/party items
  • wellness items

On the Library Website

Databases - journal/magazine/newspaper articles

Noodletools - citation management software (need to create free account)


Research Guides

Interlibrary loan - request books/articles to get from other libraries

Catalog - search for books or other items that NU Library has

Renew items you've borrowed

Place holds

Streaming educational & documentary videos

Things You Can Use In the Library

Reserve Collection - books or DVDs for a specific class. These are placed on reserve at the request of the instructor.

Computers - both Windows and Mac

​Study Rooms

TVs and DVD players

Past editions of the Niagaran yearbook (on Main Floor)

Student theses and dissertations

Rare book collection

Computer software:

Tools & Materials

Printers on each floor, that can also photocopy and scan

Color printing

Print/document station on the main floor, which has a paper cutter and paper shredder.

Laminating available by asking at the Service Desk

Teacher's Studio & Makerspace, which includes: