Collection Mapping

If you have been browsing our mathematics collections recently, which would be around the “QA’s” if you know the Library of Congress call numbers, you may have noticed a slight reduction in the number of books on the shelf. This is due to one of our new Strategic Planning initiatives to provide a better process […]


It’s the start of another year and what better way to kick it off than by participating in Book Blitz Month? As the name implies, the entire point of Book Blitz Month is to get through as many books as you can feasibly read over the course of January. This is the perfect opportunity to […]

Thesaurus Day

Thesaurus Day is on January 18th.  It celebrates the birthday of lexicographer, physician, and theologian Peter Roget, most famous for inventing the modern thesaurus with  Roget’s Thesaurus.  Peter Roget was born on January 18 in 1779. Roget’s Thesaurus has never been out of print since its original publication in 1852, and numerous other thesauri, often with […]

Library on the Go Returns to ESB on January 15

Following a month’s break in December, the Library on the Go team will return to the upper lobby of the ESB from 11:30 – 1:00 on Friday, January 15. For those of you who are new to the initiative, one Friday a month over the lunch hour some of the library staff members bring books, […]

New Arrivals for Winter

We have received the following titles in the last quarter. Interested? Check them out! List compiled by Diane Osborne.   New Arrivals for Winter 2016 Boundary Issues in Counseling: Multiple Roles and Responsibilities BF636.6.H47 2015 The Elements of Moral Philosophy BJ1012.R29 2015 The Aesthetic of Play GV1201.37.U77 2015 The Arts of LARP: Design, Literacy, Learning […]

National Brain Teaser Month

The Ancient Greek mathematician Archimedes is celebrated today for several important contributions to the fields of physics, engineering, and astronomy. Inventor of both ‘Archimedes’ principle’ and the ‘Archimedes’ screw,’ he is more well known in popular culture as supposedly having defended Syracuse with the use of mirrors that focused sunlight onto approaching enemy ships, causing them […]

Video Review of “The Book Thief”

Do you like American war dramas?  If you do, the movie The Book Thief is for you.  Based on the bestselling book by Australian author Markus Zusak, The Book Thief caught the attention of Fox 2000 Pictures, and was made into a movie in 2013. This moving story begins on a cold wintry day in […]

Copyright Law Day

Happy New Year, everybody! Today happens to also be Copyright Law Day! Who knew? WE KNEW! It may not sound like the most exciting holiday, but it’s definitely serious business and something you really need to focus on. LET’S GET INTO IT! So, I’m not writing this to harp on you for all the torrenting […]

The New Year Awaits

Change comes with life. Whether it’s a new house, a new friendship, or nothing but writing 2016 instead of 2015, change can’t be stopped. Life seems to turn into a blur the older we get and perhaps that’s why we celebrate the New Year. Since we know we cannot change the passing of time, we […]

Ep. 10: Fair Use, Copyright, and the Artist Currently Known as Prince

Welcome to Episode 10 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. 10: Fair Use, Copyright, and the Artist Currently Known as Prince […]