Web Technologies LibGuide

Wanting to learn about or brush up on your web design skills? The Bellevue University Library’s Web Technologies LibGuide is for you!   Find the resources to help you learn how to build web platforms for traditional websites, as well as, those geared more specifically for tablets or smartphones and for projects ranging from just […]

This Has Garlic, That Has Garlic, Everything Has Garlic!

Garlic is good for many things. It adds flavor to dishes, helps protect you against vampires, and lowers your blood pressure. Now that spring is in full bloom, it’s time to take those resolutions to another level. National Blood Pressure Month brings attention to heart disease and high blood pressure. There are many ways to […]

JoVE Science Education Database Review

Looking for more advanced videos in the sciences? The Bellevue University Library subscribes to JoVE Science Education, which provides various databases of science education video collections capturing scientists performing experiments in labs across the world. Many universities and hospitals use these videos to further their research in the science fields. The Library subscribes to three […]


There are many ways in which those who practice Islam celebrate their faith, and one of the most prominent is the month of Ramadan. It comes with many rituals and beliefs behind it, just as any major religious period does. It is a time of practicing restraint and focusing on spiritual devotion. The lunar month […]

National Etiquette Week

  May I please have your attention? How are you today? These are just some common courtesy or etiquette questions to kick off National Etiquette Week. It starts Monday, the 14th of May, and goes until the 18th.    National Etiquette Week was founded by children’s etiquette consultant, Sandra Morisset, in 1997 to celebrate the […]

We Salute You!

May is “National Military Appreciation Month,” dedicated to those who are currently serving and veterans of the United States Armed Forces.  Throughout the month there are celebrations to acknowledge the contributions of all those who served.  This event was introduced into legislation by Senator John McCain and Representative Duncan Hunter in 1999, and both Senate […]

JoVE Science Education – Environmental Sciences

In the last two months this blog has discussed two exciting new databases: JoVE Science Education – Basic Biology and JoVE Science – Advanced Biology. Also available in this cutting edge set of science oriented databases is JoVE Science Education – Environmental Sciences. JoVE Science Education – Environmental Sciences is a streaming video database that […]

Fun Facts Found Spring 2018

  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 Mary found when she browsed through the reference related materials.   In adulthood, cross-race/ethnic friendships are less frequent, especially among adults over age 30.  About 40% of White Americans and about […]

Cinco de Mayo

For many Americans, Cinco de Mayo means enjoying Mexican food and probably a few margaritas. But Cinco de Mayo, which means May 5th in Spanish, is probably one of the most misunderstood Mexican holidays.  Cinco de Mayo is not Mexico’s Independence Day, which is celebrated September 16th.  Rather, Cinco de Mayo is a day that […]

National Pet Month

Now that the weather is getting warmer and spring is finally here, what better time is it to adopt a pet, or even foster a pet, if you do not already have one?! Technically, National Pet Month is first observed from April 1 – May 7, 2018, in the United Kingdom, but it has branched […]