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Library Use

Having paid tuition and fees, all registered students of Northwest Nazarene University enjoy full library privileges upon presentation of a valid NNU photo identification card.   Individuals enrolled in courses offered through the office of Extended University Services are not included in this category.

Course Reserves

Some items may be placed on reserve for a specific class.  They can only be checked out for short periods of time from the Circulation desk (467-8607). Search here by course number or professor name to see if material is available.

Interlibrary Loans

For full policy information read the Interlibrary Loan Policy. WorldCat is a great tool to use to search for books and many other kinds of resources. An ILL request form is integrated into WorldCat as well as the journal databases.

Faculty & Staff Services

Liaison Librarians

Your liaison librarian can help you with:

  • Setting up reserve reading materials.
  • Finding e-resources for your Angel Courses.
  • Creating a web page with resources specifically designed to support your course or program.
  • Collaborating with you to create assignments which help your students develop critical research skills of finding, evaluating, analyzing and synthesizing information.
  • Locating resources for your personal research projects.
  • Locating appropriate journals and publisher contact information for submitting your professional articles.
  • Purchasing resources (books, journals, and other media) for library collection to support your curriculum.
  • Copyright questions.
LaRita Schandorff, liaison librarian for:
  • School of Nursing & Health Sciences
  • School of Science and Mathematics
  • Dept. of Education (Undergrad & Grad)
  • Dept of Social Work (Undergrad & Grad)
  • Dept. of Communication Studies
  • Dept. of English
Amy Rice, liaison librarian for:
  • School of Business
  • School of Theology & Christian Ministries
  • Dept. of Counseling
  • Dept. of Psychology, Sociology, and Criminal Justice
  • Dept. of History & Political Science
  • School of Fine Arts

Course Reserves

Please see the Course Reserve PDF document for information on the course reserve service. Reserve books or documents for a course.

Library Use

NNU Faculty & Staff 
All current and retired NNU employees enjoy full library privileges. Currenty employees must present a valid NNU photo identification card, or will be issued a borrower's card upon presentation of another form of photo ID. When checking ouf material, retired employees must present either an NNU photo ID or the library borrower's card and another form of photo ID. 

NNU Employee Spouse & Dependents 
Upon completion of a registration form and presentation of NNU identification or other form of photo ID, employee spouses will be issued a borrower's card. Dependents under the age of 16 must have a valid NNU dependent card, must complete a registration form, and the parent or guardian must complete a permission form.

Interlibrary Loan 
Faculty have unlimited access to interlibrary loan for the purpose of professional development or instructional support. Requests for dissertations are handled on a case by case basis. Please contact the library or consult the Interlibrary Loan Policy for more complete information. WorldCat is a great tool to use to search for books and many other kinds of resources. An ILL request form is integrated into WorldCat as well as the journal databases.

Book & Periodical Orders

All requests for new materials, questions about budget, and availibility of materials should be directed to your liaison librarian. All orders should be placed by March 31st of each year so that materials can be received and funds dispersed by the end of the fiscal year on June 30. Requests can be sent by email to your liaison or sent by campus mail via a brochure or catalog that you have marked. You will be notified by Coral Mattei, Technical Services Supervisor, when the items have been processed and are available for use.

Library Instruction

Library faculty are available to teach class sessions for students, faculty, and staff on the research process, specific databases, or orientations to the physical building and collections. They can assist faculty in developing assignments and learning experiences that will enable students to reach learning objectives. Librarians regularly teach introductory strategies for research and resources to students in English 2020 (Freshman/Sophomore Composition) and some Cornerstone classes. However, sessions on more sophisticated and specialized information strategies in subject-specific areas are encouraged. Contact the library and ask for your liaison to discuss your needs.

Linking Library Resources to your Canvas Course

To comply with copyright guidelines for Fair Use in education be sure you either link to full text articles and books or obtain the permission of the author. The library has thousands of e-books and full text articles via the library catalog and subscription databases. If you have a known article which you would like to link to your liaison librarian will be happy to help you articles in electronic databases. Linking to articles

Community Services

Library Use

Members of the community are welcome to use the library. Individuals under the age of 16 must be accompanied by a parent/guardian. The library closes every Monday, while classes are in session, from 10:00-11:00AM for community chapel. Hours may vary so be sure to check our website for current information.

Library Cards

NNU Alumni Upon completion of a registration form and presentation of a photo ID and upon verificiation from the Alumni Association, a borrower's card will be issued to alumni. When checking out material a photo ID and the NNU library card must be presented.

Reciprocal Agreement Users
Through a long standing reciprocal borrowing agreement, the faculty and students of The College of Idaho, Boise State University, and Northwest Nazarene University have reciprocal borrowing privileges at these institutions. Additional reciprocal borrowing agreements have been established for persons associated with selected colleges and universities in the Northwest and with Boise Bible College. A borrower's card will be issued to the individuals from these other institutions upon completion of a registration form and presentation of a valid institutional photo identification. When checking out material a photo ID and the library borrower's card must be presented.

Area Clergy and Teachers
Upon completion of a registration form and presentation of a photo ID, a borrower's card will be issued to area clergy and teachers. When checking out material a photo ID and the NNU library card must be presented.
 
Area High School Juniors and Seniors

Upon completion of a registration form and presentation of a valid high school photo ID, a borrower's card will be issued to local high school juniors and seniors. When checking out material the high school ID and the NNU library card must be presented.

Paying Users
Anyone not included in the above categories who wishes to check out materials from the library must purchase a library borrower's card by paying an annual fee. Upon completion of a registration form and presentation of a photo ID, a library borrower's card will be issued. The annual fee for the borrower's card is $15.00, $10.00 for Senior Citizens (65+). Cost for a replacement card will be $10.00. When checking out materials, a photo ID and the NNU library card must be presented.

NOTE: No individuals under the age of 16, other than dependents of NNU employees, will be issued an NNU library card.

Exceptions
Any exceptions to the above will be made by the library Director and on an individual basis. Possible exceptions might be visiting scholars, guests of the University, and requests of the President.