All About Apps Fall 2021

    We all enjoy apps that help us in our everyday life. We found a handful that you might be interested in adding to your collection. Be sure to check these out!   Sign Language ASL – Pocket Sign: This app helps users learn sign language through video lessons. Interactive quizzes help you test […]

Mortal Engines DVD PN1995.9 F36 M67 2019

“It was a dark, blustery afternoon in spring, and the city of London was chasing a small mining town across the dried-out bed of the old North Sea.” This is where our tale begins, in a world that will – eventually – be our own. In this post-apocalyptic future, society revolves around the philosophy of […]

Games and Puzzles Benefits

“Pass Go and collect $200!” Without being given any more context than this, half a billion people across the world already know the meaning behind this phrase and where it originates from. That’s because Monopoly, since the 1930s, has been one of the most popular board games internationally among friends and families alike. Included in […]

Communication LibGuides

If you want a breakdown on the topic of communication, take a look at the Bellevue University Library’s Libguide on “Communication” for your needs. This Libguide includes resources for topics such as Communication Fundamentals, as well as, Email and Digital Communications. Other sections delve deeper into the utilization of Public Speaking and takes a look […]

Great American Smokeout 2021

The Great American Smokeout is an annual event sponsored by the American Cancer Society (ACS). It is held on the third Thursday of November. This social engineering event focuses on encouraging Americans to quit tobacco smoking. People are challenged to stop smoking for at least 24 hours assuming that their decision not to smoke will […]

November is National Native American Heritage Month

Every November, a number of United States institutions like the Library of Congress, the National Archives, the Smithsonian, the National Park Service, and more come together to celebrate and pay tribute to the history of Native American people. This is commemorated as Native American Heritage Month. The National Native American Heritage Month website includes online […]

Fun Facts Fall 2021

  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 Jessica found when she browsed through the reference related materials.     On June 18, 1983, astronaut Sally Ride became the first American woman in space. At this time, there were […]

National Recording Registry

What does Kermit the Frog, President Roosevelt, and Janet Jackson have in common? Their voices will be preserved forever. I told you about the National Film Registry NFR (on Oct. 8, 2021) that preserves important films and movies for all time but this time we will talk about its’ twin, the National Recording Registry NRR. […]

National Origami Day

National Origami Day celebrates an art that is almost as old as paper itself. The art of origami evolved over centuries, leaving a paper trail, so to speak, that spans cultures and countries. Though the origins of origami not entirely clear, this much is certain, this tradition could not have predated the invention of paper. […]

1st Appearance: Scrooge McDuck

Scrooge McDuck Real Name/Alias: Uncle Scrooge, Richest Duck in the World, Last of Clan McDuck 1st Appearance: Walt Disney’s Donald Duck #178, December, 1947 Place of Origin: Glasgow, Scotland Profession: Business Magnate, Adventure Capitalist, Founder of McDuck Enterprises Base of Operations: The Money Bin, Duckburg, Calisota Partnerships: Donald Duck, Huey, Dewey, and Louie Duck, Gyro […]