ProQuest’s Dissertations & Theses Global

Finding student dissertations and theses can be a trial because they are often distributed among several different databases and repositories. Fortunately, the Bellevue University Library now provides access to the largest database of full-text dissertations and theses commercially available– ProQuest’s Dissertations & Theses Global.   Dissertations & Theses Global serves as a comprehensive digital archive […]

National Honey Month

Honey can go with so many things. It’s probably why someone decided September was a great month to be dubbed ‘National Honey Month’. Honey bee colonies often make a surplus of honey, up to 4 gallons each year. This means that beekeepers can remove the excess safely (keeping 4 gallons or more for the hive) […]

Social Media in the Library

It is no surprise that the quickest dissemination of information today can be attributed to the widespread use of social media. The Bellevue University Library is no stranger to the world of social media. However, it may surprise you that our postings are not strictly academic. We use social media at the library to inform […]

National Americana Month

The Williamson County Convention &Visitors Bureau founded National Americana Month to inspire everyone to celebrate what Americana means to them. It was first celebrated in 2017 when the Registrar at National Day Calendar proclaimed National Americana Month to be observed. Americana, much like art, inspires people in different ways. To some it is nostalgia. For […]

Entertainment at the Bellevue University Library

“Don’t mess with tradition” is an adage that could be used to describe the two celebrations that are hosted by the Bellevue University Library for faculty and staff each year.  The first celebration is in April of every year during National Library Week. On the Wednesday of National Library Week, the Library has an Open […]

National Immunization Awareness Month

August is National Immunization Awareness Month. Championed by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, this observance highlights the importance of vaccines–not only those that should be taken early in life, but those that can be taken later in life, as well. Vaccines can prevent numerous diseases, including chickenpox, hepatitis A and B, HPV, measles, […]

Ep. 38: Current Happenings in Libraries and Literature

Welcome to Episode 38 of the “More Than Books” Podcast! Named after the official Bellevue University Library newsletter, each episode features library staff members discussing a topic related to literature, libraries, technology, pop culture, and more. Now available on iTunes! “More Than Books” Podcast – Ep. 38: Current Happenings in Libraries and Literature Description:  Welcome to the […]

All About Apps Summer 2019

  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!     USPS Mobile United States Postal Service: As the world becomes more and more digital, brick mortar stores seem to be disappearing […]

Sinister Six 1st Apperance: Doctor Octopus

Doctor Octopus Real Name/Alias: Otto Gunther Octavius, Master Planner, Bowery Bum, Superior Spider-Man 1st Appearance: The Amazing Spider-Man #3, July 1963 Place of Origin: Schenectady, New York Profession: Super Villain, Nuclear Physicist, Engineer Affiliations: Sinister Six, Masters of Evil, Thunderbolts Partnerships: None listed Created by: Stan Lee and Steve Ditko Abilities: Brilliant engineer and inventor […]