National Library Week 2017

This week is National Library Week, and we are hosting events all week long to celebrate! Keep reading for a summary of everything going on at the Library this week. Library Open House: Wednesday, April 12: 2:00-3:30 pm.   University staff and faculty are invited to come to the Library and enjoy live music and refreshments, […]

Ready, Set, Grow!

The weather has been unpredictable all across the country this year, but nothing says Spring like April!  Fittingly, April is National Garden Month – a perfect time to get back out to the soil and get things growing again. National Garden Month is a fairly new celebration. It began as a mere week in 1987 […]


Are you having issues understanding the rules of APA documentation style? Does completing your References page for every research paper seem like more work than doing the actual research and writing?  If that is the case, the Bellevue University Library has the answer, the citation manager NoodleTools. NoodleTools helps you organize your citations by creating […]

Stress! What Can You Do About It???

STRESS!!!  We all could probably raise our hands and say that we have it and know that it is not a good thing.  Did you know that 1/3 of Americans believe they are living with extreme stress- and most feel it’s taking a toll on their home and work life!  That’s horrible, but what can […]

Did You Know? Spring 2017 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:     Bellevue University Library is weeding its bound journal […]

The Nest: Book Review

“The Nest” is a story about the power of family, the ways we depend upon one another, and the ways we let one another down. In this entertaining, sometimes funny, and well written book, the author, Cynthia D’Aprix Sweeney brings a remarkable cast of characters to life to show what money can do to relationships, […]

Robert Lee Frost, American Poet

As we prepare for National Poetry Month in April, today I’m introducing our readers to one of my favorite poets, Robert Frost. Though he was born in San Francisco on March 26, 1874, and lived for brief periods in England, Michigan, and Florida, Frost is usually associated with New England. His father died in California […]

Umbrella Month

Since March is Umbrella Month, allow me to tell you a little bit about the history of the umbrella and how they are being used today. Umbrellas have been in existence for thousands of years, when umbrellas were originally used to shade important persons from the sun. But soon people realized that umbrellas functioned as […]

New Arrivals for Spring 2017

We have received the following titles in the last quarter. Interested? Check them out! List compiled by Diane Osborne. Alter Egos: Hillary Clinton, Barack Obama, and the Twilight Struggle Over American Power  E907.L364 2016 The Making of Donald Trump  HC102.5.T78 J64 2016 Fast Forward: How Women Can Achieve Power and Purpose  HD6054.V47 2016 Rethinking Work  HD8066.R48 2016 The Episodic […]

Saint Patrick’s Day

One day each year the city of Chicago dyes the Chicago River green, what would possess the citizens of the Windy City to dye their river green? Saint Patrick’s Day of course!  It’s not just a river, pubs and bars in the United States and The Emerald Isle will be serving green beer, signs and […]