National Nutrition Month

National Nutrition Month is celebrated every March and is sponsored by the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics in the United States. National Nutrition Month focuses on helping people to make correct food choices as well as developing good eating and exercising habits. 1973 saw the launch of Nutrition Week by presidential proclamation (from Richard Nixon), […]

All About Apps Winter 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!   Bookshelf: With Bookshelf, you can enjoy a digital-first, comprehensive study experience from the convenience of your phone or tablet. The app allows […]

Nebraska by Alexander Payne

How far would you travel for a million dollars? Nebraska, directed by Alexander Payne, follows Woody Grant, played by Bruce Dern, as he attempts to collect the winnings of a sweepstakes flyer claiming he’s won one million dollars, traveling from Billings, Montana to Lincoln, Nebraska. His son David, played by Will Forte, takes it upon […]


XIR175143 Vodyanoi, the Water Sprite, 1934 (charcoal on paper) (b/w photo) by Bilibin, Ivan Jakovlevich (1872-1942); Private Collection; ( inhabited lakes, streams and rivers; dragged humans into the water & made them their slaves;); Russian, out of copyrightpossible copyright restrictions apply, consult national copyright laws   Of all the mythical creatures which threaten to pull […]

Alexander Payne, Nebraska Director and Screenwriter

While often portrayed in works of fiction by native authors, Nebraska is not usually captured on film. However, Omaha director and screenwriter Alexander Payne frequently uses the state as a backdrop for his character-driven films. Born in Omaha in 1961, Payne attended Brownell-Talbot School, Dundee Elementary School, and Lewis and Clark Junior High. He graduated […]

Unlock Your Inner Leadership Potential

When you hear the word “leadership” what is the first thing that comes to mind?  The President, a CEO, a coach?  Actually, anyone can be a leader—everyone has the capability to influence others—you do not need to have a title or label—just the ability to be a positive force of change. Today, February 20th is […]

Library on the Go LibGuide

“Library on the Go” (LOTG) is the Bellevue University Library’s once-quarterly event where we bring BU Library materials across campus for students and staff that otherwise might not have a chance to get into the library to take a look at some of the great items we have for check-out. It has recently been revamped […]

My Favorite Books Ep. 14: Bones & All by Camille DeAngelis

When my Mother last saw Penny Wilson, she’d still had a face… Welcome to the fourteenth episode of the My Favorite Books podcast! In this episode, Sierra reviews Bones & All by Camille DeAngelis. You can listen to the latest episode here. Available on iTunes!     Summary from Goodreads: “Maren Yearly doesn’t just break […]

Fun Facts Found at the Library Winter 2022

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 Kit found when she browsed through the reference related materials. The Digital Public Library of America created a bot to copy open-license resources from the DPLA to Wikimedia Commons, simplifying the process […]

Heart Disease Awareness Month

When we think of February, we think about Valentine’s Day and love. Well, this post is about one where I love you enough to share some hard facts about your heart health. Did you know that heart disease is the leading cause of death for men, women, and people of most racial and ethnic groups […]