BUILD IT Express LibGuide

 If you are like most people the first time you encounter the library website, you may feel a bit overwhelmed. Where are the scholarly journals? Where is company information? How can I find a book? How about an eBook? Can I access the online library from home? You can find the answers to all those […]

Ep. 9: The One Year Anniversary Update Edition

Welcome to Episode 9 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. 9: Banned Books Week Special Edition Description: Joel and Jake are back […]

Stress Management for Stress-less Week

I know what you’re thinking: this week is far from stress-less.  It’s fantastic that BU offers a number of activities like sand art, Just Dance gaming, Pet-a-Puppy, and board games, but it may not be enough to help you get through to the end of the semester. Well, if you’ve got a few minutes and […]

Database Data: NoveList Plus

Have you just finished a great book and wondered what to read next? Bellevue University Library has you covered. One of our newest additions to the library databases, NoveList Plus, will let you find similar titles or search for something new based on your likes and dislikes. Let us look at a title and see how […]

Writer’s to Your Notebooks! Or Computers…or Tablets?

National Novel Writing Month (also known as Nanowrimo) goes on this month and it’s in its 7th day of progress. Now, the task at hand, if you don’t know, is 50,000 words in one month. It has to be a story you’ve never written before – you can’t count pre-written segments in the word count. […]

All Hallows’ Eve

It’s that time of year again – All Hallows’ Eve or Halloween as it has come to be called. Today is the day where the veil between this world and the spirit world is thinner than a stiletto heel. Halloween is a fun day full of costumes and candy, watching scary movies or sort of […]

The Library Checks Out Halloween

The Freeman/Lozier Library is dressing up for Halloween.  Come and check out the decorations starting with the ones below. Here is a sample of what you will find lurking in the shadows of the library:                                  There is plenty more […]

Fun Facts Found

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 Lorraine found when she browsed through the Reference stacks. The National Zoological Park in Northwest Washington encompasses 163 acres and was built to mimic the natural habitat of animals from China. Portions […]

What’s in the Great Plains?

The Great Plains Quarterly is a journal published by the University of Nebraska -Lincoln, Great Plains Studies program. The main editor of the publication is currently Charles A. Braithwaite, who is the senior lecturer for the program. While it is predominantly a historical publication, it does cover other topics such as culture, literature, and social […]

The Dictionary, My Friend

I like big books and I cannot lie.  You see, my love for big books started when I received a dictionary as a high school graduation gift.  To be honest, this gift threw me for a loop because I had enjoyed reading fiction books up to that point.  Why would I need a dictionary?  I […]