Vesuvius Day

There are always major holidays that are annually celebrated. There are also various holidays such as Left-hander’s Day or Comic Book Day that came about for one reason or another. Those peculiar holidays came about due to the vast interests that exist in the world today. Vesuvius day is one of these holidays that rests […]

Presidential Elections LibGuide

It is 2016, and another presidential election year is upon us. The election is the top story on every news broadcast and threats of contested conventions for both the Democrats and the Republicans is fueling the buzz.  If this election has you interested or you are wondering if contested conventions are a new phenomenon, the […]

Masterpiece, an Art Auction Game

August is American Artists Appreciation Month.  I began to appreciate great art on accident as a child.  I grew up like any other 5-7 year old girl who liked to do your normal art activities like coloring, painting, and creating things with play-doh.  Once I started school and made friends, I noticed that some of […]

Super Statistics with Statista

Finding statistics can be tedious and frustrating, but Statista, a new library database, takes the pain out  of it. With 1,000,000 continuously updated statistics from over 600 areas, you are sure to find what you need. Statista draws from all manner of sources, including public, private, and government, and delivers all types of data. Statista, […]

Poet’s Day

Today is Poet’s Day, a day for appreciating and writing poetry. While we can’t really offer any advice on writing poetry (other than to just sit down and give it a shot), we can offer plenty of advice on where to get started on appreciating it, in only two words–our collection! Want to get familiar with […]

Student orientation is coming!

August is already here and Bellevue University is gearing up for another great academic year! We know that starting your degree can be challenging and confusing enough without trying to juggle it with the rest of your life, so join us for Student Orientation on August 24th and 25th at 5:30pm-8:30pm and August 26th from […]

Bellevue University Library Launches Student Book Club

On Tuesday August 23, 2016 from 3:00PM-4:00PM, the Bellevue University Library will conduct its first student book club discussion in the Library Classroom Room 460.  Students and Library staff will meet to discuss the book Eleanor & Park, written by Rainbow Rowell in 2013. The two main characters are Eleanor and Park.  Eleanor, who comes […]

Did You Know – Summer 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: The Library celebrated its 400th Instagram post? The Bellevue […]

Appreciating Nebraska Artists

August is American Artist Appreciation Month and what better time to appreciate our own Nebraska artists! Most people can name at least a few famous American artists; maybe Jackson Pollack, Georgia O’Keefe, Andy Warhol, or Norman Rockwell come to mind, but how many Nebraska artists can you name? Though the names may not be as […]

Color me excited!

Break out your crayons, markers, or colored pencils for this year’s National Coloring Book Day! Taking time to sit down and color a picture or two (maybe even five or twenty) sounds a perfect way to celebrate this bright, creative holiday. National Coloring Book Day is celebrated on August 2nd each year, and while that […]