A New Reference Service: Virtual Meeting with a Librarian Now Available

      The Bellevue University Library Reference Team is pleased to offer a new value-added service to students, faculty and staff.  This new service is titled, “Virtual Meeting with a Librarian.” This up-and-coming service is available under the “Ask a Librarian” tab from the Bellevue University Library’s website. The “Virtual Meeting with a Librarian” […]

A Lantern in Her Hand

  A Lantern in Her Hand tells the life story of Abbie Deal and her life in the Midwest at a time when it was the newly minted West. The first of her family born in the United States, her father a wealthy aristocrat and her mother a lowly peasant, Abbie embodies the two clashing […]

Bess Streeter Aldrich, Nebraska Author

Much like her contemporary Mari Sandoz, Bess Streeter Aldrich examines life on the Great Plains near the turn of the century. But unlike Sandoz’s novels which often focus on the decay of the promise of the West, Aldrich seeks to display the hope and optimism that defined those living on the frontier. She infuses her […]

My Favorite Books Ep. 13: Tender Is the Flesh by Agustina Bazterrica

If everyone was eating human meat, would you?   Welcome to the thirteenth episode of the My Favorite Books podcast! In this episode, Sierra reviews Tender Is the Flesh by Agustina Bazterrica.   You can listen to the latest episode here. Available on iTunes!   Summary from Goodreads: “His wife has left him, his father […]

Library Subscription Boxes

The Freeman/Lozier Library offers subscription boxes. Well, if you look at it in a certain light, you could say we do. The definition of a subscription box is a group of physical products packaged in a box and delivered to customers on a regular, recurring schedule. There are all kinds of subscription boxes out there […]

Wildlife Biology Journal Review

If you are interested in how animals interact with their environments, you are sure to enjoy the journal Wildlife Biology: A Journal for Wildlife Science. Wildlife Biology is a non-profit society that started in 1994 and is owned by the Nordic Society Oikos (NSO). Published by Wiley, the Wildlife Biology non-profit society publishes articles within […]

Update on Library Shelving Upgrade

While the completion of the Library’s shelving upgrade was delayed due to weather and parts shortages, we are happy to announce that the update should be completed by the end of day on Wednesday, January 18. Until completion of this upgrade, parts of the Library collection may be inaccessible to students, staff, and faculty. If […]

Plot to Overthrow the Election; Films on Demand Video

Many American voters believe that Donald Trump lost the 2020 presidential election because of voting fraud – referring to it as “the Big Lie.” In the Bellevue University Library’s “Films on Demand” database, the Frontline documentary “Plot to Overturn the Election” investigates the disinformation campaigns that have convinced so many Americans to ignore factual evidence […]

1st Appearance: Alicia Masters

Alicia Masters Real Name/Alias: Alicia Reiss Grimm, nee Masters 1st Appearance: The Fantastic Four #8, November 1962 Place of Origin: Watershed Lake Profession: Sculptor Affiliations: The Fantastic Four Partnerships: Ben Grimm (Girl Friend, Fiancé, Wife) Created by: Stan Lee and Jack Kirby Abilities: Blind, talented representational sculptor Synopsis of First Appearance: “Prisoners of the Puppet Master!” […]