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Yolanda Bobb, Head of Circulation
Kathy Pylant, Night Library Facilities Manager
Phone  (318) 357-4477   Fax   (318) 357-5201  



Circulation Desk services end 15 minutes before posted closing time

Click here to renew a book online: Log on using your Campus wide ID as your user ID. Your 6 digit date of birth is your pin number.    (You must come to the library for a second renewal.)

Anyone with a current NSU Speed Demon, BPCC, or LSMSA identification  (ID) card may check out materials.  You cannot use another person's card without  the Library Director's approval.

Check out  at the first floor circulation desk
20 library items per student at one time
21 days loan period for NSU and LSMSA students
Graduate students may check out 31 items for 21 days
Government Documents circulate like other materials
Reference materials and periodicals do not circulate        
Renew books online one time for additional 21 days

Return books to the book drop near the Library front door. When the library is closed, use the parking lot book drops.


Reserve items are kept at circulation. Reserves enable groups to share materials that are in short supply or must be used within time limits.  You may check out four reserve items at a time.  Reserve items may not leave the library unless they are overnight, three day, or one week checkouts.

Library resources and materials belonging to faculty members may be placed on reserve. For information, contact Circulation. 

Click here for a pdf copy of the Course Reserve Request Form


Overdue library items: $1.00 per day for each item

Overdue Reserves: $1.00 per hour

Overdue Videos:  $1.00 per day.

Fines are charged directly to NSU student accounts and billed by the Cashier's Office.

LSMSA students must get a fines summary from the library, pay fines at the Cashier's Office, then bring the receipt to the library to clear their account.

LOST OR DAMAGED LIBRARY MATERIALS:  Lost book fee is $60, plus fines due. This goes toward replacement, processing, and cataloging of a new book. Damage fees start at $15 with a maximum of $60.

LOST / FOUND: Check at the Circulation Desk for lost items; you may also turn in found items there.