Freedom of Information Day

On March 16th, Law colleges and other institutions celebrate the rights and freedoms provided as a result of the “Freedom of Information Act.”  Why do we celebrate on this particular day when the “Freedom of Information Act” was enacted on July 4, 1966?  Well, on March 16, 1751, the “Father of the Constitution,” James Madison […]

HAPPY PI DAY!

It’s March 14th, or 3.14 / π (Pi) day! That’s right; it’s the celebration of everyone’s favorite circumference over diameter! Seriously though, it’s really just an excuse to recognize the fact that the date shares the first three digits of the never-ending number of Pi and to eat pieces of pie outside of the general […]

What’s Next for the Student Book Club?

On January 5, 2017, the Library held its second student book club, featuring the book, “Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children,” by Ransom Riggs. Those in attendance had a very thought-provoking discussion with some fascinating perspectives, especially between the book and the movie which was released in early fall. If you have not read this […]

More than Leprechauns Can be Seen

We all know about leprechauns, the little tricksters that you have to catch in order to get their treasure of three wishes. A lot of mythology goes into the traditions that people have come to know for holidays like St. Patrick’s Day. The topic of traditions on St. Patrick’s Day is already being covered by […]

Nebraska History: The Original Bellevue College

150 years ago this month Nebraska became the 37th state of the United States. (Which means that Bellevue University has been around for a third of the state’s history!) All this month you’re likely to see a lot of talk about Nebraska history and culture, and this post is no exception. Specifically, let’s talk about […]

All About Apps

  We all enjoy apps that help us in our everyday life. We found a handful that you might be interested in adding to your collection. Be sure to check these out!     Dashlane – (Android, Apple, iOS, Windows) How many times have you forgotten a password? How would you like to remember just […]

Ep. 21: Tech Trends for 2017

Welcome to Episode 21 of the “More Than Books” Podcast! Named after the official Bellevue University Library newsletter, each episode features library staff members discussing a topic related to literature, libraries, technology, pop culture, and more. Now available on iTunes! “More Than Books” Podcast – Ep. 21: Tech Trends for 2017 Description:  Jake and Joel weigh in this month […]

Paint, Color and Sip on Friday, March 3rd

Are you ready to unwind after finals week? If so, then you are going to love our new activity this Friday night in the Bellevue University Library. We are calling this activity “Paint, Color and Sip.”   We will provide all of the supplies:  paint, canvas, and brushes. All you need to do is let […]

National Color Therapy Month

When people think of March, they think of St. Patrick’s Day and Spring.  We also think of color because we have just made it through the winter months and spring is on its way.  That is why in 2011, Eleyne-Mari founded March as National Color Therapy Month during the month of March.  Her motto is, […]

Black History Month

Here at the Bellevue University Freeman Lozier Library, we want to celebrate Black History Month by highlighting some of our collection that was written by or is about some of history’s greatest black heroes. Read on for more!   Narrative of the life of Frederick Douglas, an American slave By Frederick Douglas First Published in […]