Category Archives: More Than Books Podcast

More Than Books Ep. 49: Makerspaces & Migrations

Welcome to the More Than Books Podcast Episode 49! 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. 49: Makerspaces & Migrations 

 

You can listen to the latest episode here!

 

 

Description: We’re joined today by Jessica Omer, (Senior Circulation Assistant) and Joel Hartung (Assistant Director, Library Systems) as we delve into the topics of Makerspaces in Libraries, as well as our ILS Migration.

Music Attribution:
The Last Noel by Quincas Moreira

 

 

The views and opinions discussed within the “More Than Books” Podcast do not necessarily represent those of the Bellevue University Library or Bellevue University as a whole. Discussion of film availability was accurate as of the time this podcast was recorded.

 

More Than Books Podcast – Library on the Go Edition – Ep. 6: The Ineffable Power of Rasputin and the Romanov’s

Welcome to Episode 6 of the More Than Books Podcast: Library on the Go Edition!

Description: Welcome to the More Than Books Podcast: Library on the Go edition. Episode 6! In this episode Jessica, Allison, and guest cohost Sylvia Stevens discuss the lives, deaths and world impact of Rasputin and the Romanov’s.

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My Favorite Books Episode 10: Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials

Welcome to the tenth episode of the My Favorite Books podcast!

In this episode, Sierra provides a mini-review of Philip Pullman’s His Dark Materials.

You can listen to the latest episode here.

Available on iTunes!

 

 

Summary from Goodreads:

“His Dark Materials is an epic trilogy of fantasy novels by Philip Pullman consisting of Northern Lights (published as The Golden Compass in North America), The Subtle Knife, and The Amber Spyglass. It follows the coming of age of two children, Lyra Belacqua and Will Parry, as they wander through a series of parallel universes.”

 

 

The views and opinions discussed within the “My Favorite Books” Podcast do not necessarily represent those of the Bellevue University Library or Bellevue University as a whole. Discussion of film availability was accurate as of the time this podcast was recorded.

More Than Books Podcast – Library on the Go Edition – Ep. 5 – A Character Born Out of Revenge

Welcome to Episode 5 of the More Than Books Podcast: Library on the Go Edition!

Description: Welcome to the More Than Books Podcast: Library on the Go edition. Episode 5! In this episode Jessica and Allison discuss author Agatha Christie, her mysterious disappearance, and how she created her character of Miss Marple as a means for revenge.

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More Than Books Ep. 48: National Library Week

Welcome to the More Than Books Podcast Episode 48! 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. 48: National Library Week

You can listen to the latest episode here!

 

 

Description: We’re joined today by Alicia James, (Access & Outreach Services Specialist) and Sylvia Stevens, (Reference Support Specialist) as we delve into the topic of National Library Week, its origins, this year’s theme, and our displays (Women Inventors) and events.

 

Music Attribution:
The Last Noel by Quincas Moreira

 

 

The views and opinions discussed within the “More Than Books” Podcast do not necessarily represent those of the Bellevue University Library or Bellevue University as a whole. Discussion of film availability was accurate as of the time this podcast was recorded.

My Favorite Books Episode 9: Joe Hill’s Horns

Welcome to the ninth episode of the My Favorite Books podcast!

In this episode, Sierra provides a mini-review of Joe Hill’s Horns.

You can listen to the latest episode here.

Available on iTunes!

 

 

 

Summary from Goodreads:

“Ignatius Perrish spent the night drunk and doing terrible things. He woke up the next morning with a thunderous hangover, a raging headache . . . and a pair of horns growing from his temples.”

 

 

 

 

The views and opinions discussed within the “My Favorite Books” Podcast do not necessarily represent those of the Bellevue University Library or Bellevue University as a whole. Discussion of film availability was accurate as of the time this podcast was recorded.

More Than Books Podcast – Library on the Go Edition – Ep. 4 – Gods and Goddesses of Mythology

Welcome to Episode 4 of the More Than Books Podcast: Library on the Go Edition!

Description: Welcome to the More Than Books Podcast: Library on the Go edition. Episode 4! In this episode Jessica, Allison, and Brandi discuss Gods and Goddesses of Greece, Norse, Celtic and Egyptian mythology, focusing both on the original legends and how they are seen in pop culture today.

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My Favorite Books Episode 8: Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Left Hand of Darkness

Welcome to the eighth episode of the My Favorite Books podcast!

In this episode, Sierra provides a mini-review of Ursula K. Le Guin’s The Left Hand of Darkness.

You can listen to the latest episode here.

Available on iTunes!

 

 

Summary from Goodreads:

 

A groundbreaking work of science fiction, The Left Hand of Darkness tells the story of a lone human emissary to Winter, an alien world whose inhabitants can choose – and change – their gender. His goal is to facilitate Winter’s inclusion in a growing intergalactic civilization. But to do so he must bridge the gulf between his own views and those of the completely dissimilar culture that he encounters.

Embracing the aspects of psychology, society, and human emotion on an alien world, The Left Hand of Darkness stands as a landmark achievement in the annals of intellectual science fiction.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

The views and opinions discussed within the “My Favorite Books” Podcast do not necessarily represent those of the Bellevue University Library or Bellevue University as a whole. Discussion of film availability was accurate as of the time this podcast was recorded.

More Than Books Ep. 47: Farewells & Fan Conventions

Welcome to the More Than Books Podcast Episode 47! 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. 47: Farewells & Fan Conventions

You can listen to the latest episode here!

 

Description: Welcome to the More Than Books Podcast, Episode 47! In the first half of this episode, I, along with my special guests, will be discussing the wildly popular phenomenon that is known as fan conventions. We will also be discussing some top-secret information on the upcoming Bruin-Con. The second half will be a little sad, a little bittersweet. After seventeen years with the Bellevue University Library, our very own Margie will be, sadly, retiring. Robin Bernstein, our library director, guest hosts as she gives conducts a special, one-on-one, interview with Margie about her work at the Bellevue University Library. So sit back and enjoy the rest of the show!

 

Music Attribution:
Outro – The Last Noel by Quincas Moreira

 

The views and opinions discussed within the “More Than Books” Podcast do not necessarily represent those of the Bellevue University Library or Bellevue University as a whole. Discussion of film availability was accurate as of the time this podcast was recorded.

More Than Books Podcast – Library on the Go Edition – Ep. 3 – Miracle on 34th Street and Christmas in New York

Welcome to Episode 3 of the More Than Books Podcast: Library on the Go Edition!

Description: Welcome to the More Than Books Podcast: Library on the Go edition. Episode 3! In this episode Jessica, Allison, and Sierra discuss the history of Christmas in New York, and how the Christmas Classic Miracle on 34th Street has become the classic that we all know and love today.

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