Money, Money, Money!

April has been recognized as Financial Literacy Month since 2003.  In 2000, The National Endowment for Financial Education introduced Youth Financial Literacy Day and turned it over to the Jump$tart Coalition for Personal Financial Literacy so that the event would not promote any one organization and instead focus on financial literacy as a whole. The […]

Did You Know? Spring 2018

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:    The library has removed a significant […]

Getting to Know… Eric Saxon, Electronic Services Specialist – Web

Hi Eric–I think I’ve been starting most people off with the same question: why do you work in a library? The library represents a democratic ideal: there’s something there for everyone to better themselves, so that’s a mission I can get behind. I also see libraries as places where a variety of great projects can take […]

The English Boys, Book Review

Has it been awhile since you have read a good thriller or suspense novel? “The English Boys,” by Julia Thomas, is an action-packed mystery filled with twists and turns that is sure to keep you on the edge of your seat.     The book begins with a wedding scheduled to take place between two […]

March is National Crochet Month!

Explore your creative side and learn how to master the ancient (and simple) craft of crochet. From lacey doilies, to amigurumi, to more practical items such as hats and scarves, crochet has been around since the 1800s. This fun and relaxing hobby is simple to learn on your own, or from an experienced loved one. […]

JoVE Science Education – Basic Biology

Looking for instructive streaming videos that can give you a leg up in the field of biology? The database you must checkout is JoVE Science Education – Basic Biology. JoVE Science Education- Basic Biology is a streaming video database that focuses on basic biology topics specifically related to laboratory techniques and methods. The database is […]

Ep. 28: The Spotify Parable

Welcome to Episode 28 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. 28: The Spotify Parable Description:  Joel and Colin discuss the concept of digital […]

New Arrivals for Spring 2018

  We have received the following titles in the last quarter. Interested? Check them out! List compiled by Chris Armstrong.             The Art and Science of Mindfulness: Integrating Mindfulness Into Psychology and the Helping Professions  RC489.A32 S53 2017 The Chicago Guide to Communicating Science  T10.5.M65 2017 Understanding Digital Marketing: Marketing […]

National Jewel Day!

Jewelry has been around for centuries, even older than the Egyptians who loved to use Turquoise and other stones in their adornments. Time has not stopped the desire to adore polished stones, glittering gems, and beautiful pieces that may have significance to the wearer. Popular enough that even religious symbols exist upon chains as a […]

March is National Optimism Month

Do you see a glass of water as half full or half empty? Optimists will see it half full while those pessimists will see it half empty. However, even if you think from a pessimistic point of view (which is only partially due to inborn factors), it’s not too late to start thinking more optimistically, […]