Embry-Riddle Aeronautical University

Collections (Books, DVDs, Journals and More!)

The ERAU Hazy Library’s on-site collections are the heart of our resources and services to students and the ERAU-Prescott campus community.

Use EagleSearch from the Library homepage or the Library Catalog to find information resources. Our catalog is shared with other libraries in the Yavapai Library Network (YLN). Items located within other YLN Libraries may be borrowed and sent to Embry-Riddle by placing a hold or request using the Library catalog.

The Library catalog will indicate where an item is located in these Hazy Library Collections:

Circulating Books - 1st Floor

Over 30,000 titles in print, CD-ROM, and DVD are available for checked out.

Reference Books and Atlases - 1st Floor

Reference books, CD-ROMs and atlases are available for use in the in-library use only. Most Reference items are shelved near the Research Desk. Some large sets may be inter-shelved within the Circulating books – look for a book sticker that denotes “REFERENCE” or “Not to be taken from Library.”

Reserves - 1st Floor Checkout Desk

Professors place items such as articles, tests, books, DVDs, and manuals "On Reserve" for students in support of specific courses. "On Reserve" items are located behind the Checkout Desk and may be checked out using the student EAGLE Card for limited time periods. For more information, please visit our Reserves page.

DVDs - 1st Floor

DVDs for academic support and recreation are located near the Periodicals. These may be checked out or used on a computer or DVD player in the Library.

Journals / Magazines / Newspapers - 1st Floor

Magazines and journals for leisure reading and academic support are shelved by Library of Congress call number. A list of magazine and journal titles can be found on the Library web site. Current newspapers and periodicals are on display; some older periodicals have been bound into single yearly volumes and inter-shelved with the books collection. Current periodicals and newspapers can only be used in the Library but articles from these may be copied or scanned for personal use. Past issues of selected periodicals are on microfilm or microfiche are located in file cabinets behind the bound volumes. Periodicals must be used in the Library. Single articles may be copied for personal use. Microform reader/printer/scanner and microfiche/film cabinets are also available in the library.

NASA, NTIS & NATO Technical Reports - 1st Floor

NASA, NTIS and NATO technical reports (for study of aeronautics, astronautics, and space exploration) are on microfiche and CD-ROM. They are stored by report number in cabinets. Only NATO reports are listed in the Library catalog. Search for NTIS reports at http://www.ntis.gov. NASA and NATO reports can be searched on the Web @ http://nasa.gov/search.jsp.

Paperback Books - 1st Floor

Paperbacks are available for leisure reading and may be checked out. Browse the paperback shelves by author or look for titles and/or authors in the Library catalog.

Flight Manuals

The Hazy Library has a Flight Manual Collection of aircraft manuals ranging from small personal craft to large passenger jets. Use of these manuals is restricted to In-Library use only. Many frequently- used manuals are located in the Reference Collection of the Hazy Library. The remainder of the collection can be found in ASASA (Aviation Safety and Security Archives in RASC II (Robertson Aviation Safety Center II, Building 22 on campus). Contact a librarian or library staff for assistance in locating these manuals.

Aviation Safety & Security Archives - Building 22

The Archives is a repository for unique or rare, primary materials relating to aviation safety and security. Visit the ASASA website @ http://archives.pr.erau.edu for information about the collection and how to search for and use the documents. Many are available online through the ASASA Digital Library.

Suggestions & Feedback

Requests for Purchases and Suggestions for ways to improve our collections are always welcome!