May is National Physical Fitness and Sports Month. Bellevue University Library has titles to help you meet your fitness goals, sharpen athletic skills, or simply learn more about your favorite activities and athletes. Read on to pump up your knowledge of these resources. Continue reading
The Bellevue University Library has revamped the Kindle lending program. The library’s collection of devices now includes two Fire 7 tablets and one Kindle Paperwhite ereader. These new devices replace the outdated 5th generation Kindle e-readers the library had been lending.
In the academic environment, copyright issues can be very complicated. Do you know how to share videos, readings, or images without violating copyright? Continue reading
Spider-Man, 19b, “Double Identity,” produced by Grantray Lawrence Animation, aired January 13, 1967, on ABC. Continue reading
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:
For many of us, an eight-hour day, a safe environment, and the absence of any coworkers still wiggling their baby teeth are common expectations for a typical workplace. We can thank the labor movement of the late 19th and early 20th century for this. Continue reading
We all enjoy apps that help us in our everyday life.
We found a handful that you might be interested in adding to your collection.
Be sure to check these out!
Whether multiplying ingredients to make a party-sized batch of treats, or calculating compound interest, you will most likely encounter some sort of math challenge in life that takes a bit more than in-your-head calculation to solve. We often do not realize how much math knowledge we have forgotten until faced with a special project or aptitude test. If you find the once-memorized equations from high school math are starting to get a bit fuzzy, it may be time for a quick refresher to sharpen those skills. Continue reading
Among the many acronyms bobbing about in the alphabet soup of librarian-speak, “PDA” has experienced some of the most dramatic definition changes over the past decade. It is no longer just code for students canoodling in the stacks (Public Displays of Affection) or a term for the pocket computers made obsolete by smartphones (Personal Digital Assistants).
PDA stands for Patron-Driven Acquisition, and is also sometimes referred to as DDA (Demand-Driven Acquisition). This is an ebook purchasing model in which patron demand determines which books are purchased for the library. Continue reading
Diet and exercise are key components to staying healthy. Unfortunately, health science is often stunningly complex and poorly communicated to the general public. Contradictory news reports, talk shows, diet books, and pseudoscientific advertising make it difficult for the health-conscious layperson to find reliable information about diet and exercise. If you are lucky enough to have access to quality peer-reviewed journals, like the many we have at Bellevue University, you might have a solution. However, scientific articles can be difficult and time-consuming for the average person to interpret. Continue reading