Author Archives: Lorraine Patrick

Valentine’s Day Programs and Resources at the Library

Budget Ideas ValentineAre 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

BRUIN Thanksgiving

happy-thanksgivingThe Thanksgiving holiday is the one day of the year that is purely American.  Typically, families and friends gather together for a special meal with lots of delicious food (turkey, stuffing, potatoes, cranberry sauce, gravy, vegetables, and a variety of delicious desserts).  Offices and retail stores are closed for the day and grocery stores typically close early.  The traditions on Thanksgiving are just as unique as every American family. Typically, families will watch football and parades on TV, but some families prefer to eat around midday and go to the movies. Continue reading

BRUIN Pride Walk/Run on 10/2/ 2016

bruin-walk-photo1On a cool, crisp fall morning at Bellevue University, 248 staff, faculty, and students banded together for the annual BRUIN Pride Walk/Run on Sunday, October 2, 2016.  The purpose of the event was to bring together the Bellevue University community and to support the Bellevue University Athletics Department.

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CINAHL: A Valuable Resource for Healthcare Courses

MedicalSince this week, (September 26-30 2016) is National Health and IT (Information Technology) Week, we are highlighting one of our newest and all-inclusive health-related databases, CINAHL Complete.  CINAHL Complete (Cumulative Index to Nursing and Allied Health Literature) is offered through EBSCOhost , (one of our database vendors.)  It provides core nursing and allied health journal titles and complements some of the current nursing and health databases already available through the Bellevue University Library, such as ProQuest Family Health, ProQuest Health Management, and ProQuest Nursing/Allied Health Source. Continue reading

Reference Department Launches Skype Sessions

TheSkype Bellevue University Library’s Reference Department has always been on the cutting edge, but now more services are offered – more than ever before!  Current services include: Online and face-to-face library instruction, informative workshops, LibGuides (which are tailor-made to provide current sources on various subjects), a Personal Librarian Program, and a very popular 24/7 Librarian Chat service.  Now, the Bellevue University Library’s Reference Department has recently added Skype Reference to its suite of reference services. Continue reading