All the online resources are available to
you from this page without cost.
The subscription databases have been selected
and evaluated by professional librarians.
The information comes from authoritative sources,
and is updated regularly. We recommend starting
your search here rather than conducting a
general search on the Internet, or using one
of many popular search engines that do not
evaluate or check the information they post
for accuracy or currency.
Some online resources are provided through
links from educational partners such as the
Florida Electronic Library, Nova
Southeastern University’s Alvin Sherman
Library (NSU), or from a staff-evaluated
web site from a government agency or non-profit
To access the Nova Southeastern University
databases you must have a NSU library card,
available free if you live, work, or attend
school in Broward County. Apply
online for a NSU library card, or ask
for a NSU library card application form at
your local Broward County Library branch.
To access the Broward County Library databases
or the Florida Electronic Library databases,
you need to enter your Broward County Library
(BCL) card. Apply
online for a Broward County Library card
or ask for a BCL card application at your
For more information or assistance in using
any of these online resources, contact your