It is 2016, and another presidential election year is upon us. The election is the top story on every news broadcast and threats of contested conventions for both the Democrats and the Republicans is fueling the buzz. If this election has you interested or you are wondering if contested conventions are a new phenomenon, the LibGuide U.S. Presidential Elections is your best resource. Continue reading
August is American Artists Appreciation Month. I began to appreciate great art on accident as a child. I grew up like any other 5-7 year old girl who liked to do your normal art activities like coloring, painting, and creating things with play-doh. Once I started school and made friends, I noticed that some of my art creations were a little different than others. For example, when I made mud pies in our back yard, I got to decorate the top with the various flower petals that my mom had growing in her flower gardens. I had the best looking mud pies on the block! You could say that was just my “budding” moment into the art world. Continue reading
Finding statistics can be tedious and frustrating, but Statista, a new library database, takes the pain out of it. With 1,000,000 continuously updated statistics from over 600 areas, you are sure to find what you need. Statista draws from all manner of sources, including public, private, and government, and delivers all types of data. Continue reading
Today is Poet’s Day, a day for appreciating and writing poetry. While we can’t really offer any advice on writing poetry (other than to just sit down and give it a shot), we can offer plenty of advice on where to get started on appreciating it, in only two words–our collection! Continue reading
August is already here and Bellevue University is gearing up for another great academic year! We know that starting your degree can be challenging and confusing enough without trying to juggle it with the rest of your life, so join us for Student Orientation on August 24th and 25th at 5:30pm-8:30pm and August 26th from 9:00am-11:30am at the Margre H. Durham Student Center.
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On Tuesday August 23, 2016 from 3:00PM-4:00PM, the Bellevue University Library will conduct its first student book club discussion in the Library Classroom Room 460. Students and Library staff will meet to discuss the book Eleanor & Park, written by Rainbow Rowell in 2013. Continue reading
August is American Artist Appreciation Month and what better time to appreciate our own Nebraska artists! Most people can name at least a few famous American artists; maybe Jackson Pollack, Georgia O’Keefe, Andy Warhol, or Norman Rockwell come to mind, but how many Nebraska artists can you name? Continue reading
Break out your crayons, markers, or colored pencils for this year’s National Coloring Book Day! Taking time to sit down and color a picture or two (maybe even five or twenty) sounds a perfect way to celebrate this bright, creative holiday.