Literary Road Trips

Do you need an idea for a summer vacation or anytime? I discovered a website;  US Nationwide Literary Road Trips.  The website, maintained by Author Adventures, offers 4 different routes. Trip #1 – Bad Boys Interactive US Road Trip – tribute to the guys with gusto, writers whose fearlessness won hearts and earned respect. Starts […]

Did You Know? Summer 2022

The Freeman/Lozier Library is always changing to keep up with the latest trends and services to offer you our best.  Our More Than Books newsletter has a “Did You Know” section that keeps you informed about the changes that have taken place in the library.  Here is the latest news from that newsletter: Several Nebraska colleges share library materials for […]

Yacht Rock

Summer is here and I love to celebrate this weather by sitting outside on my deck, reading and listening to music. I love to listen Yacht Rock and pretend that I am a millionaire sitting on a yacht in the Caribbean with no worries whatsoever. But what is Yacht Rock? It is music from the […]

How to Beat the Summer Heat

Hot Weather Clip Art drawing (Vector cliparts) clipart,hot,weather,sun   For those that might be new to living in the Midwest, you will quickly learn that the winter months can be very cold and the summers can be very hot.  The scorching summer heat can be hard on our physical and mental well-being. Below are a […]

Looking for Merkel Kanopy Video

“Looking for Merkel” is a documentary by Marion Van Renterghem which was released to commemorate Women’s History Month. The primary focus of the documentary is to follow the extraordinary story of Angela Merkel’s road to politics in Germany. The film begins with viewers learning about Angela Merkel’s childhood in East Germany. Her former teachers describe […]

Nebraska: This Place, These People

Nebraska: This Place, These People is a collection of over eighty poems by former Nebraska State Poet, William Kloefkorn, about the state he is most identified with. As the subtitle indicates, these poems focus on the landscapes and residents of Nebraska, in intimate descriptions, which ultimately lead to bigger questions through Kloefkorn’s musings. In “Camping […]

William Kloefkorn, Nebraska Author

State Poet of Nebraska from 1982-2013, William Kloefkorn captures the small towns and wide plains of the Midwest in his sparse, precise style of poetry. Born in Kansas in 1932 outside the town of Attica, Kloefkorn enjoyed a childhood freely roaming the prairies, skinny-dipping and fishing for turtles, and hopping train cars for a quick […]

Advancing Women in Leadership Journal

The Advancing Women in Leadership journal is an electronically published peer-reviewed quantitative and qualitative research, literature critiques, and position papers related to women’s leadership issues or gender equity in national and international contexts. This journal, published annually, provides immediate open access to its content on the principle that making research freely available to the public […]

Virtual Museums

Summer is a great time to travel but it’s not always feasible due to high gas and airfare prices or just simply not enough time. Well, don’t worry because there are places online that let you visit their museums and collections virtually. I have compiled a list with links to museums that either let you […]