Library’s Newsletter: 25 Years of Success!

Who would have thought this little newsletter would survive 25 years and still be going strong? The year was 1997, the average cost of a new house was $124,100.00, the average cost of a new car was $16,900.00, the cost of gas per gallon was $1.22, and the average income per year was $37,006.00. A […]

National Brownie Day

Each year on December 8th, brownie lovers across the nation enjoy a well-known popular treat – the brownie!  There are many different kinds of brownies, such as the blonde brownie, the cheesecake brownie, the chocolate mint brownie, and the cherry swirl brownie, just to name a few.  However, in the United States, the chocolate brownie […]

National Impaired Driving Month

In December 2012, President Obama designated December as National Impaired Driving Prevention Month and invited families, educators, health care providers, and community leaders to promote responsible decision-making and encouraged young people to live free of drugs and alcohol. Why do we recognize National Impaired Driving Prevention Month? The National Highway Safety Traffic Administration (NHTSA) reported […]

More Than Books Ep 51: More Than Books Newsletter – The 25th Anniversary

Welcome to the More Than Books Podcast Episode 51! 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 Ep. 51: More Than Books Newsletter – The 25th Anniversary”. You can listen […]

History of Christmas Cards

People have been sending Christmas greetings to each other for hundreds of years. The custom of sending Christmas cards, as we know them today, was started in the UK in 1843 by Sir Henry Cole.  He was a dedicated civil-servant and scholar. He had just worked to pass a reform that lowered the cost of postage to […]

My Favorite Books Episode 12: The Dark Queens by Shelley Puhak

Welcome to the twelfth episode of the My Favorite Books podcast! In this episode, Sierra reviews The Dark Queens by Shelley Puhak.   You can listen to the latest episode here. Available on iTunes!     Summary from Goodreads: “The remarkable, little-known story of two trailblazing women in the Early Middle Ages who wielded immense […]

New Databases Now Available!

The Library is pleased to announce the addition of three new database resources, now available for Bellevue University students, staff, and faculty. ProQuest Sustainability eBook Collection: The ProQuest Sustainability eBook Collection is an interdisciplinary collection of 5,300+ titles spanning 40+ subjects. Mapped to the United Nations’ Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), this collection enables students and […]

The End of the Dream by Neihardt

John G. Neihardt’s collection of short stories, The End of Dreams and Other Stories, combines well-researched facts about the Omaha tribe with stories that reach all of humanity. Originally published around the turn of the twentieth century, the stories are an insight into both the everyday lives and the beliefs and customs of Native peoples. […]

Neihardt, Nebraska Author

Renown for his writings on Native American culture and his poetry of the plains, John G. Neihardt holds the honor of being Nebraska’s first Poet Laureate and maintains this title in perpetuity. Born in 1881 in Illinois, he lived briefly in Kansas, residing in a sod house before moving to Kansas City, then Wayne, Nebraska […]

All About Apps Fall 2022

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!     Quizlet: Flashcards are a tried and true method for studying, and now you do not have to carry a bulky stack around. […]