It’s March 14th, or 3.14 / π (Pi) day! That’s right; it’s the celebration of everyone’s favorite circumference over diameter! Seriously though, it’s really just an excuse to recognize the fact that the date shares the first three digits of the never-ending number of Pi and to eat pieces of pie outside of the general holidays.
In a bit of a switch from the general celebration of mathematics for the day, I thought I would highlight some of our materials about a relatively new, cheap Linux-based computer: the Raspberry Pi! You might have heard of it for making home arcade machines or for programming classes. If you want to know more, or are interested in what you can do with a Raspberry Pi, head inside to find out more! Continue reading
Here at the Bellevue University Freeman Lozier Library, we want to celebrate Black History Month by highlighting some of our collection that was written by or is about some of history’s greatest black heroes. Read on for more! Continue reading
Welcome to the month in which we celebrate the things we do in between work and sleep. That’s right, it’s National Hobby Month! Not everyone has the time or energy for a formal hobby, but everyone has a hobby of some kind – watching television, reading, walking, cooking, etc. If you are looking to understand WHY these are important then click past the block for more! Continue reading
While I know that this time of year can be very busy for all of us, we should take a moment and appreciate the freedoms that we afforded to us by our governmental Bill of Rights. THAT’S RIGHT! It’s National Bill of Rights Day! It may not be recognized by your local bank, but Bill of Rights Day is incredibly important: too often today people seem to forget their rights as citizens afforded to them by our government.
So, when you walk into a bookstore, what is the first thing that you notice when looking for a new book? Is it the size of the book? Perhaps it is the title or author? Or (let us get real here), is it the cover of the book? I think you and I both know the answer to that question; the cover. Continue reading
There are a series of books called “The 1001 _____ you should _____ before you die.” This can be movies, TV shows, books, songs, video games, etc. Well, based on this wikia page, I wanted to see how many of these films that our students here at Bellevue University have access to through either our physical collection or our streaming collection. Below is our full list with links to each of the 300+ films that you have access to through our library collection. I know, right?! Who knew we had so many great films available? Continue reading
October is not just Breast Cancer Awareness Month, but it is also Health Literacy Month! What’s that all about? Click more to find out! Continue reading
While it’s Banned Books week here at Bellevue University Library, museums all over the United States are gearing up to celebrate National Museum Day on September 24th, 2016. If you want to find out which museums are participating with the “Museum Day Live!” event supported by the Smithsonian Magazine, click past the break! 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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If you want to get the low-down on PokéStops and Gyms on campus, click past to find out more!