• Banned Books Week 2020

    Join us September 27th through October 3rd to celebrate Banned Books Week. The theme this year is “Censorship is a dead end. Find Your Freedom to Read” and we want to celebrate it with you! Visit the library to see our display on Ray Bradbury, a famous banned author. Don’t forget to take one of our a-mazing activities with you and try your hand at our trivia contest to win a prize!

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  • Virtual Event: Library On the Go

    Join us as our monthly Library on the Go event turns virtual on September 25th! We bring you everything you love about LOTG this month with a little twist. BU librarians will be live on Zoom at 11:00 am where we’ll discuss some of the titles available for checkout. The themes for September are Humor, Banned Books Week, and New Arrivals. We’ve even created a short video to highlight some of our recommendations!

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  • Lunch and Learn: Murder Most Foul

    Join us in person or via Zoom on Thursday, September 24th 12:30-1:30pm for our Lunch and Learn! Dr. Clif Mason will be discussing the history of literary detectives. This will include the evolution of detectives such as Sherlock Holmes from the classic names to more modern ones like Kinsey Milhone.

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  • More Than Books: Vol 23 Issue 4

    Check out our Fall newsletter! This edition includes library information about a recent collaboration established with the Athletics department, Libguide Linkup, and tech talk. Check out details on our new browsing program BrowZine, New Arrivals, an insightful review of “Out of Omaha” a video available on Kanopy, apps such as Likewise or DuckDuckGo, how to find royalty free photos for creative projects, and so much more happening at our library!

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  • Library Service Update

    The Library currently has reduced operating hours: Monday – Friday: 8:00 AM – 6:00 PM, Saturday – Sunday: 1:00 PM – 5:00 PM.

    Until further notice, all overdue fines will be waived for patrons. For the health and safety of all of our patrons, computer usage will be limited to BU Students, Faculty, Staff, and Alumni.

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  • Why Is Fall the Only Season With Two Names?

      Fall or autumn?  Both are correct, right?  What you call the season between summer and winter is really just based on preference, but why are there even two names to begin with?  I’m glad you asked.  I was curious too, so I began to search for some answers.   In the earliest societies, fall […]

    Posted on September 22, 2020 by Diane Osborne

  • National Online Learning Day

    Traditionally, “National Online Learning Day” represented the achievements made via online schooling and those students attending.  This day began July 2016 to bring awareness to this evolving online technology making education more manageable and convenient.  However, this year due to COVID-19, this type of learning has been essential for families everywhere.  Online learning is available […]

    Posted on September 15, 2020 by Robin Bernstein

  • Business Source Ultimate Database

    The College of Business is one of the largest and fastest growing colleges at Bellevue University. To support these exciting degree programs, the Bellevue University Library has curated a world-class collection of business databases, now including EBSCO’s expansive Business Source Ultimate. As the name suggests, this database is the largest business database package offered by […]

    Posted on September 13, 2020 by Joel Hartung

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