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Library Services

About VBHEC Library Services

The purpose of this service is to educate the student in the use of academic libraries, their resources and to provide training that will direct them to access authoritative information.


VBHEC LC Account Form


LibGuides are available for a variety of subject areas.

LibGuides are online subject guides which group related information about a particular subject or course of study. 


Lyman Beecher Brooks Library

The Lyman Beecher Brooks Library is the center of Norfolk State University's campus. We provide support for academic teaching, learning and research.

(757) 368-4150 / (757) 368-4162

Lyman Beecher Brooks Library Website

Tipasa Interlibrary Loan Form

Tipasa, the world’s first cloud-based interlibrary loan management system, allows the NSU Library to manage a high volume of interlibrary loan requests, automate routine borrowing and lending functions, and provide an enhanced patron experience. 

Tipasa Interlibrary Loan Form

VBHEC Library Services

Information Literacy

Information Literacy or Bibliographic Instruction guides students in processes of research and investigation of topics using a wide range of sources. When a class for Information Literacy is requested, a demonstration will be provided on how to access indices, databases and e-books to locate full-text journal articles.

Request Library Instruction

Virtual Computing Lab

Remote access service.

The Virtual Computing Lab is a service provided by Information Technology Services (ITS), which allows you to log in using your NSU useid and password and remote into a computer which houses different applications. 

Virtual Computing Lab