Ep. 24: Infinite Content

Welcome to Episode 24 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. 24: Infinite Content Description: In this episode, Joel and Colin discuss the challenges of […]

Animal Science: Journal Review

Animal Science Journal is a scholarly, peer-reviewed journal that contains original research and serves as the leading source of new knowledge and perspective in animal science. Published six times a year by Wiley-Blackwell,  Animal Science Journal is the official English peer-reviewed publication of the Japanese Society of Animal Sciences. Articles in the Animal Science Journal […]

Fake News

‘Fake news’ is not a new phenomenon, but within the last two years its prevalence in the public consciousness has exploded as one of the primary contributing factors to the concept of the ‘post-truth’ society. In an age when most of us get our news from social media feeds we encounter fabricated news stories on […]

Patron-Driven Library

Among the many acronyms bobbing about in the alphabet soup of librarian-speak, “PDA” has experienced some of the most dramatic definition changes over the past decade. It is no longer just code for students canoodling in the stacks (Public Displays of Affection) or a term for the pocket computers made obsolete by smartphones (Personal Digital […]

US Newsstream

When working on topical research projects, you want the most up to date information from the most respected news agencies.  If you find yourself struggling to find exactly what you need, try using the database, US Newsstream. As part of the ProQuest family of databases, much of its operations and tools should be familiar to […]

Nelson Mandela International Day

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.”  Those true words were uttered by the human rights lawyer, prisoner of conscience, international peacemaker, and the first democratically elected president of a free South Africa, Nelson Mandela.  The UN General Assembly asks individuals around the world to make a difference […]

Inside Out: DVD Review

Pixar Animation has spent the last two-plus decades answering this compelling question: “What if (insert animal/thing) had feelings?  Toy Story: “What if toys had feelings?”  Finding Nemo: “What if fish had feelings?”  Cars: “What if cars had feelings?”  And now, Inside Out: “What if feelings had feelings?”  This film follows Riley, a young girl voiced […]

July is Cell Phone Courtesy Month

Jacqueline Whitmore, author of “Business Class: Etiquette Essentials for Success at Work” is the official founder of National Cell Phone Courtesy Month.  The purpose of National Cell Phone Courtesy Month is to encourage cell phone users to be more to be more mindful of passersby while using their electronic devices. Whether you are interested in […]

Did You Know? Summer 2017

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 from that newsletter:   One way to celebrate the Nebraska […]

Heard it through the (Library) Grapevine

While deciding on a topic for the annual Library Professional Growth Day, I needed some inspiration, so I decided to read a few library blogs, listen to some library podcasts, and just generally poke around in some library related websites. I found more than I bargained for!  It turns out there are many great library […]