Materials to Improve Writing LibGuide

  Now that a new semester is underway, the Materials to Improve Writing LibGuide might just be the resource to improve those writing skills. Not sure where to place the comma in your sentence?    Check out Writing Skills Success In 20 Minutes a Day. It will provide you examples and practice in putting in those […]

Getting to Know… Jessica Omer, Senior Circulation Assistant

Hi Jessica. What was your experience with libraries like before working in them? I started working in libraries when I was sixteen, so before that it was mostly participating in summer reading programs and hanging out at the public library looking for stuff to read. Did you always want to work in libraries? Growing up I wanted […]

SAGE Business Cases

The Bellevue University Library possesses several excellent business related databases. Many students simply head over to Business Source Complete and receive some of the information in the business field of study, but this database may get you over the hump on your next research assignment: SAGE Business Cases. Sage Business Cases provides users with access […]

On Valentine’s Day Make It A Movie Night

It is officially Valentine’s Day and love is in the air. As you head out to buy cards, candy, or flowers, it might be a good idea to stop by the Bellevue University Library first and check out some of our great movies. From comedies to adventures to dramas, the Bellevue University Library offers a […]

Fun Facts Found Winter 2017

It’s not hard to find interesting or useful facts when you crack open a book in the library.  Let’s see what fun facts Margie found when she browsed through the Reference stacks. Ninety-eight percent of the Antarctica continent is covered by ice. Antarctica is the world’s largest ice mass at 6.1 million cubic miles (25.4 […]

Plant Seeds of Greatness

February is Plant the Seeds of Greatness Month, a campaign designed to encourage everyone to take steps to “remove barriers and make a change in your life for the better.”  Reflect on how you can make a difference for yourself, your family, your business, or your community. Then acquire the tools and skills you need to […]

Origami Social Media Library Contest

Do you have origami skills? Or, can you fold a piece of paper? Fantastic, we have a contest for you! The Library would like you to submit a photo of your best origami creation AND either follow the Library’s Pinterest or Instagram accounts OR comment on this blog post to be entered into the contest […]

Nexis Uni Database Review

The only constant in life is change, but that is not always a bad thing as evidenced by the new Lexis Nexis interface update, Nexis Uni.  Nexis Uni is more than just a new coat of paint for Lexis Nexis Academic Universe. It is actually a complete remaking of the classic platform with new search […]

The Day the Music Died

February 3, 1959, a snowy day in Clear Lake, Iowa, was the site of a terrible plane crash that claimed the lives of Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and the Big Bopper, along with the inexperienced pilot who was hired to fly the single-engine plane.  This day has been immortalized through the 1971 hit song, “American […]

Your Tea-Riffic Guide to National Hot Tea Month

The New Year comes with Resolutions for 2018, goals to better ourselves or find new determination in healthy diets. Unfortunately with the current temperatures still freezing us inside and out, it’s hard to keep warm and healthy. Trying to change an entire routine can be frustrating and often overbearing when we are still recovering from […]