Category Archives: More Than Books Podcast

Ep. 22: The Maker Movement

MoreThanBooksLogoWelcome to Episode 22 of the “More Than Books” Podcast! Named after the official Bellevue University Library newsletter, each episode features library staff members discussing a topic related to literature, libraries, technology, pop culture, and more. Now available on iTunes!

“More Than Books” Podcast – Ep. 22: The Maker Movement

Description: Jake and Joel are back again with a shorter episode detailing the “Maker” movement and “Makerspaces.” Jake talks about a recent project surrounding a Raspberry Pi computer and gets on a tangent about video games. The hosts then discuss 3D Printers, Drones, Laser Printers, etc.

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Ep. 21: Tech Trends for 2017

MoreThanBooksLogoWelcome to Episode 21 of the “More Than Books” Podcast! Named after the official Bellevue University Library newsletter, each episode features library staff members discussing a topic related to literature, libraries, technology, pop culture, and more. Now available on iTunes!

“More Than Books” Podcast – Ep. 21: Tech Trends for 2017

Description:  Jake and Joel weigh in this month on the annual Consumer Electronics Showcase for 2017 with a guest! Our practicum student Briauna brings a fresh perspective to our annual analysis of the ridiculous gadgets that were peddled in Las Vegas just last month. 

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Ep. 20: Chuck Finley Strikes Again! (or: How I learned to stop worrying and love statistics)

MoreThanBooksLogoWelcome to Episode 20 of the “More Than Books” Podcast! Named after the official Bellevue University Library newsletter, each episode features library staff members discussing a topic related to literature, libraries, technology, pop culture, and more. Now available on iTunes!

“More Than Books” Podcast – Ep. 20: Chuck Finley Strikes Again! (or: How I learned to stop worrying and love statistics)

Description:  Jake and Joel are back for 2017! On this episode of the More than Books Podcast, the topics of the day are statistics and how important they are to the profession, as well as the dangers of creating false information. Watch out for the dastardly Chuck Finley!

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Ep. 19: The Disinformation Age – Fake News and Social Media

MoreThanBooksLogoWelcome to Episode 19 of the “More Than Books” Podcast! Named after the official Bellevue University Library newsletter, each episode features library staff members discussing a topic related to literature, libraries, technology, pop culture, and more. Now available on iTunes!

“More Than Books” Podcast – Ep. 19: The Disinformation Age

Description:  Joel and Jake are back  to discuss the rising problem of fake news, misinformation, and disinformation on social media. Learn how to protect yourself from deceptive practices. 

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Ep. 18: Halloween Spooktacular!

Welcome to Episode 18 of the “More Than Books” Podcast! Named after the official Bellevue University Library newsletter, each episode features library staff members discussing a topic related to literature, libraries, technology, pop culture, and more. Now available on iTunes!

“More Than Books” Podcast – Ep. 18: Halloween Spooktacular!

Description:  In this episode, we celebrate Halloween with the telling of some classic stories from the turn of the century. Scored with music and even a few sound effects, Jake spins a few spooky stories for your amusement. If you enjoy this episode, please let us know if we should do this again on our blog!

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Ep. 17: Banned Books Week 2016

MoreThanBooksLogoWelcome to Episode 17 of the “More Than Books” Podcast! Named after the official Bellevue University Library newsletter, each episode features library staff members discussing a topic related to literature, libraries, technology, pop culture, and more. Now available on iTunes!

“More Than Books” Podcast – Ep. 17: Banned Books Week 2016

Description:  In a special episode, Jake and guest host Caitlin come together to discuss three news stories detailing the banning and challenging of books and those that stand up for those materials. 

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Ep. 16: Jake Goes to WorldCon!

MoreThanBooksLogoWelcome to Episode 15 of the “More Than Books” Podcast! Named after the official Bellevue University Library newsletter, each episode features library staff members discussing a topic related to literature, libraries, technology, pop culture, and more. Now available on iTunes!

“More Than Books” Podcast – Ep. 16: Jake Goes to WorldCon

Description:  Finally, at last, Jake has gone to Worldcon 74, AKA MidAmericon II, and has come back with numerous stories of his adventures. Joel listens in while Jake describes the crazy sights and sounds of a Sci-Fi/Fantasy lover’s dream!

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Ep. 15: Virtual Reality is Back

MoreThanBooksLogoWelcome to Episode 15 of the “More Than Books” Podcast! Named after the official Bellevue University Library newsletter, each episode features library staff members discussing a topic related to literature, libraries, technology, pop culture, and more. Now available on iTunes!

“More Than Books” Podcast – Ep. 15: Virtual Reality is Back

Description:  Joel and Jake have a lighter, less library-focused discussion on the future of virtual reality and all the technology that is currently out on the market. The future is so bright, they have to wear a VR headset!

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Ep. 14: Imperma-what? – The Coming Digital Apocalypse

MoreThanBooksLogoWelcome to Episode 14 of the “More Than Books” Podcast! Named after the official Bellevue University Library newsletter, each episode features library staff members discussing a topic related to literature, libraries, technology, pop culture, and more. Now available on iTunes!

“More Than Books” Podcast – Ep. 14: Imperma-what? – The Coming Digital Apocalypse

Description: Joel and Jake have a discussion about the degradation of library materials, the impermanence of digital objects, and what libraries must do in order to preserve what they have (both physically and digitally). Prepare yourself for a heavy library episode!

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Ep. 13: Harper Lee and the Mystery of the Manuscript

MoreThanBooksLogoWelcome to Episode 13 of the “More Than Books” Podcast! Named after the official Bellevue University Library newsletter, each episode features library staff members discussing a topic related to literature, libraries, technology, pop culture, and more. Now available on iTunes!

“More Than Books” Podcast – Ep. 13: Harper Lee and the Mystery of the Manuscript

Description: Joel and Jake discuss the controversy surrounding the publishing of Go Set a Watchman and the strange decisions of the Harper Lee estate.

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