The Freeman/Lozier Library is always changing to keep up with the latest trends and services to offer you our best. Our More Than Books newsletter has a “Did You Know” section that keeps you informed about the changes that have taken place in the library. Here is the latest news from that newsletter:
The Library is offering more online library instruction sessions?
Due to the success of the evening online library instruction sessions, the Reference Department is offering daytime online instruction using Blackboard Collaborate. The next two daytime online instruction sessions will be Monday, September 18, 2017, at 10:00 a.m., and on Thursday, September 21, 2017, at 12:00 p.m. Both online library instruction sessions are Central Standard Time. The links to sign up for either session can be found on the Library Events Calendar located in the bottom right hand corner of the Library’s website library.bellevue.edu. We will continue to offer online library instruction using Blackboard Collaborate in the evening.
The Library collected cans for the all campus food drive?
The Library collected 274 cans for Bellevue University’s 4th Annual Food Fight. The Library Staff then competed with other departments to come up with a creative design using the cans. The Library staff created an iron throne. All proceeds were donated to the Bellevue Food Pantry to help the local community.
The Library has a new flag?
Based on a student recommendation, the Library recently purchased a Bellevue University flag which has been placed next to the Nebraska flag and the United States flag in the back of the Library.
Originally posted in the Freeman/Lozier Library’s quarterly newsletter, More Than Books, V. 20 No. 4, Fall 2017.
The week of Monday September 18-22, 2017, Bellevue University alumni, students, faculty and staff banded together to begin a new tradition on the Bellevue University campus. This new tradition is BRUIN Homecoming! Throughout the week there were special student activities on campus including a photo scavenger hunt, intramural co-ed dodge ball, and an evening bonfire. Continue reading
Lively classical and patriotic tunes drifted through the Bellevue University Library on Thursday, July 6, 2017 at 3:00pm, as the Bellevue University Library staff paid tribute to Barbara Haney, who after 25 years of dedicated service decided to officially retire. Library staff members, Allie O’Connor (clarinet) and Lorraine Patrick (viola) kicked off the retirement party playing music by classical composers such as Mozart, as well as adding a few patriotic tunes.
As the crowd of Bellevue University employees gathered in the library, a surprise video was shown that was created by the Library staff and the Audio-Visual department thanking Barbara for her 25 years of service (23 of which were in the Library). One colleague, Allie O’Connor, summed up Barbara’s role as “positively impacting so many people she has no idea how much she will be missed.” Barbara and her family were deeply touched.
A beautifully matted and framed date due card was gifted to Barbara with library staff signatures next to the day they began working with her. Date due cards were once used in libraries and were placed in book pockets before computers. She was also given a humorous book written by Dr. Seuss and an Amazon gift card.
Barbara Haney originally thought no one would come to her retirement party. However, she was overwhelmed by the large turnout and graciously shared how much she has enjoyed working in the Bellevue University Library as the Interlibrary Loan and Circulation Supervisor.
Barbara Haney is best known around the Bellevue University campus as being “the very nice lady with the lovely English accent.” To the Library Staff, Barbara is best known for putting people at ease, having a keen eye for decorating and photography, and for making delicious English sausage rolls. She is also known for her outgoing personality and for being a good listener. As a way to remember her and her service, a section of the Library will be dedicated to her.
Barbara plans to spend her retirement traveling with her husband and spending more time with her grandchildren. She will continue to stay in touch and will stop by for special events.
Congratulations Barbara- we wish you the best!
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Jacqueline Whitmore, author of “Business Class: Etiquette Essentials for Success at Work” is the official founder of National Cell Phone Courtesy Month. The purpose of National Cell Phone Courtesy Month is to encourage cell phone users to be more to be more mindful of passersby while using their electronic devices. Continue reading
On Friday, June 2nd and Saturday, June 3rd, smiles and laughter filled the campus as Bellevue University graduates celebrated with their families and friends on completing their educational milestone. On Friday, Bellevue University students and their guests attended a Graduation Open House in the Margre H. Durham Student Center on the main campus. Continue reading
If you like watching nature, even if it’s simply watching pigeons outside your window, you will enjoy Audubon Magazine. Published by the National Audubon six times a year, Audubon’s primary focus is to protect birds and their habitats.
This year the Bellevue University Library Staff celebrated its 20th year offering a Professional Growth Day for library staff. The day provided an opportunity for Library Staff to come together and present for 10 minutes each on a library-related topic. This year, Professional Growth Day was on Wednesday March 8, 2017. The presentation that I did was, “Bed Bug Prevention in Libraries.” Continue reading
Are you ready to unwind after finals week?
If so, then you are going to love our new activity this Friday night in the Bellevue University Library.
We are calling this activity “Paint, Color and Sip.” Continue reading
Are you worried that your funds can’t stretch far enough to give your beloved a memorable Valentine’s Day? If that’s the case, you’re not alone. For sweethearts on a budget, the Bellevue University Library is a great resource to help you make your Valentine’s Day romantic and one to remember without breaking the bank. Continue reading