Microsoft Office LibGuide

Looking for some help with using Microsoft Office programs such as PowerPoint, Excel, Word, and more? A great resource is Bellevue University Library’s LibGuide on Microsoft Office! This LibGuide has a great selection of books and  e-books to get you started, from basic introduction and how-to guides for some of the newer versions of Office […]

Marvel Villain Team Up

Dr. Doom & Namor the Submariner The Fantastic Four #6, September 1962 Synopsis of “Captives of the Deadly Duo!”  Johnny Storm, aka the Human Torch, is searching New York City for any trace of Doctor Doom.  His sister Susan Storm, aka The Invisible Girl, is also among the masses and invisible.  Sue changes back to […]

Archives Spotlight: National Archives || Space & Space Exploration

Photo by NASA on Unsplash Archives act as window into the past, documenting the long historical legacies of the times before them. They enable us, as society, to regard the past with curious eyes, maintaining a partial an objective judgement for the purposes of conducting a forum conducive to education and research. What is the […]

Everybody has a story

Genealogy has been a keen interest of mine since elementary school. Most of us who participate in this hobby were introduced to the fascinating pastime of discovering stories about your forebearers by a relative; in my case it was a spinster schoolteacher who was one of my maternal great-great aunts. May is Personal History Awareness […]

Preserving the Past

Have you ever heard the saying “the world is your oyster” and wondered what it meant?   It originated with Shakespeare’s “Merry Wives of Windsor,” but in modern times has taken on a new meaning.  The quote is more widely used in a motivational or inspirational context; meaning that you can achieve anything you want in […]

Did You Know? Spring 2020 edition

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:   The Library has recently added new […]

National Train Day on May 9, 2020

Trains—those powerful machines that have inspired so much of history and have done amazing things for economies and industries all over the world. Known also as the “iron horse,” trains cross thousands of miles across the countryside and all over the world, transporting goods and passengers to far-flung places and later returning them back to […]

World Password Day

Security researcher, Mark Burnett, first encouraged people to have a “password day,” where they update important passwords in his 2005 book Perfect Passwords.  Inspired by his idea, Intel Security took the initiative to declare the first Thursday in May World Password Day in May 2013.  Password Day is meant to create awareness of the need for good password […]

Garden Meditation Day

May 3 is Garden Meditation Day. It is a day of merging the benefits of gardening and meditation. Gardening is good for the mind, body and soul. Meditation gives us inner peace and tranquility. While we are gardening we can choose to let the rest of the world go by. That is also what meditation […]

Fun Facts Found Spring 2020

  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 Brandi found when she browsed through the reference related materials.     Antilock braking was not created for cars and existed as early as 1908. This was developed for trains originally, […]