Artificial Intelligence

While it may sound like a sci-fi concept – like robots and androids – artificial intelligence (AI) is a very real thing, and has taken the world by storm. But do not worry! You do not need to expect the robot apocalypse any time soon. Though the technology is still rather rudimentary, it is getting […]

Exploring the World of Paper Bags

Paper bags are an invention that dates back to 1852 when American inventor Francis Wolle received the first patent for his bag making machine.  Other paper bag inventors include William Goodale, who received his patent in 1859 for his design of cutting paper that is ready for folding, and Margaret E. Knight, who designed the […]

APA PsycTherapy Database

A new video database, APA PsycTherapy, is a fantastic resource for counseling, psychology, health and human services students. This unique resource showcases therapy demonstration videos, with a focus on techniques being used in practice. There are over 500 videos included in the database, with more added annually. This database provides a unique opportunity for students […]

Why Summer is the Best Season of the Year

According to several online surveys, summer is the preferred season for many Americans.  One reason for this is because of the warmer weather.  With temperatures that are generally warmer, individuals can enjoy many outdoor activities such as swimming, hiking, barbecues, bicycling and walking.  In contrast, outdoor activities such as those previous listed are oftentimes less […]

Attachments by Rainbow Rowell

When meet cute becomes meet cubicle, situations can get complicated, especially if you’ve never even met. This is the scenario Lincoln finds himself in in Rainbow Rowell’s first novel, Attachments. Lincoln’s job in IT at the local newspaper is to monitor interoffice emails for dirty words and wasted time. Two of his favorite infractors are […]

Rainbow Rowell, Nebraska Author

Nebraska native, Rainbow Rowell (yes, that is her real name) infuses her writing with her various passions, including music, movies, comic books, and her hometown of Omaha. Born in 1973, she attended UNL, earning a degree in journalism. She went to work for the Omaha World Herald, and was the youngest and first female columnist […]

New Arrivals Summer 2023

We have received the following titles in the last quarter. Interested? Check them out! List compiled by Emily Sutherland. Starry Messenger: Cosmic Perspectives on Civilization CB478.T96 2022 The Escape Artist: The Man Who Broke Out of Auschwitz to Warn the World D805.5.A96 F754 2022 The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story E441.A15 2021 Into the […]

Take Your Dog to Work Day

Recognized for the first time in 1999, National Take Your Dog to Work Day celebrates the dogs we love.  Pet Sitters International (PSI) pitched the idea as a way to celebrate companion dogs and to encourage pet adoptions. Around 300 businesses hosted a National Take Your Dog to Work Day event in 1999, and the […]

More Than Books Ep. 53: Reader Advisory Boards, Bookmobiles & Summer Reading Club

Welcome to the More Than Books Podcast Episode 53! 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 Ep. 53: Reader’s Advisory Boards, Bookmobiles & Summer Reading Club”. You can listen […]