Dance the Day Away

Today just happens to be National Dance Day!  Observed every year on the last Saturday in July, it was first celebrated in 2010 as a way to raise awareness and encourage people to view dancing as a fun and “upbeat” way to stay or become healthier. National Dance Day is for everyone!  Many organizations have […]

Celebrate Paperback Book Day on July 30

Many of us born before the 21st Century dawned grew up reading books in both hardcover and paperback formats. We READ both, but probably BOUGHT primarily paperbacks due to the reduced cost. This option for owning primarily paperback books can be traced back to the decision that Penguin Books publishers made in 1935 to offer […]

Journal Review of “American Art”

American Art was created in 1987, and it has been a key resource for museum- goers, collectors, and scholars who want to develop their understanding of the nation’s art and culture.  American Art is a peer-reviewed, scholarly journal that contains all facets of the country’s visual heritage from colonial to contemporary times. There are at least […]

The Fastest-Growing Format in Publishing: Audiobooks

(Today’s post was taken from an article in the Wall Street Journal. See the link at the bottom to go to the full article.)  The digital revolution that bewildered the music, movie and publishing industries has given rise to a surprising winner: the audiobook. Audiobooks are the fastest-growing format in the book business today. Sales […]

Growth and Transformation in Catalog Subject Terms

Hello, I’m Pam Fanelli and I am happy to introduce myself as the new Technical Services Librarian at Bellevue University Library. With National Library Week recently behind us, I am still dwelling on the celebration’s unifying theme of “Libraries Transform.” This year so far has been particularly transformational for me, as I left my adopted […]

I Scream, You Scream…

Hopefully we’re all screaming about the same thing- National Ice Cream Month! There are plenty of different styles of ice cream and other frozen desserts that have come into existence over time. Not to mention the countless flavor opportunities available! So what better to celebrate in the midst of summer, than an entire month dedicated […]

Simplicity Day

‘I went to the woods because I wished to live deliberately, to front only the essential facts of life, and see if I could not learn what it had to teach, and not, when I came to die, discover that I had not lived. I did not wish to live what was not life, living […]

Pokémon GO at Bellevue University

If you want to get the low-down on PokéStops and Gyms on campus, click past to find out more! Like many of you, I’ve been playing Pokémon Go on campus and around Bellevue. It’s a very addicting game, and I know that during our down-time, our students, faculty, and staff who feel the need to “catch ‘em […]

New Arrivals for the Summer

We have received the following titles in the last quarter. Interested? Check them out! List compiled by Colin Kehm.   Reimagining Liberal Education: Affiliation and Inquiry in Democratic Schooling  LC1011.A549 2015      If These Walls Could Talk: Nebraska Cornhuskers: Stories from the Nebraska Cornhuskers Sideline, Locker Room, and Press Box  GV958.U53 M87 2015    […]

National Parks and Recreation Month

July is Park and Recreation Month.  It is the perfect time to go out and enjoy one of the many beautiful parks in our country.  Don’t know which one to visit?  Maybe one of our resources can help you pick which one is the best one for you to visit.   Empire of Shadows: The […]