Mardi Gras Murder (PS3552.Y79 M37 2021) Book Review


Have you ever heard of the phrase a “cozy mystery?” If not, a cozy mystery is a mystery where the crime-solver is an amateur sleuth. Usually, the crime-solver is an educated female that has certain skills that she will utilize to solve a crime that comes her way. She usually works closely with the local police department and has an inside connection through her best friend, husband or significant other who is on the force. This conveniently helps her find out information about different cases that most in a close-knit community would not have access to.

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Feel-Good News About Business Women to Brighten Your Day

Women play an important role and bring a variety of skills to the business world.  They set examples for aspiring females hoping to become leaders and professionals within small businesses and corporate leadership.  “American Business Women’s Day” celebrated every year on September 22nd, recognizes the accomplishments of those women who have inspired generation after generation of businesswomen.  Continue reading

Wright Morris, Nebraska Author

Perhaps Nebraska’s most overlooked author, Wright Morris is also one of its most decorated, having won two National Book Awards, three Guggenheim Fellowships, and the Mari Sandoz Award for “significant, enduring contribution to the Nebraska book world.” Born in Central City, Nebraska in 1910, Morris lived in Schuyler, Kearney, and other towns along the Platte before moving to Omaha. He spent summers on his uncle’s farm in Norfolk and moved to Chicago when he was fourteen. His mother died shortly after his birth and his father was a wanderer, leaving him in the care of neighbors and family.

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ProQuest Health & Medical Collection

ProQuest Health & Medical Collection is an all-encompassing medical information resource for researchers, students, faculty, and healthcare professionals. Inside users will find biomedical content from MEDLINE®, the National Library of Medicine’s database, built on a core of premier scholarly journals in full text such as The New England Journal of MedicineThe Lancet, and The BMJ.

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Bellevue University Unveils New Library Services Platform


On July 12, the Bellevue University Library officially went “live” with Alma, a Library Services Platform from the vendor ExLibris. This was more than a simple software update – it was a major change to the library’s entire digital infrastructure, and affected all staff work applications, patron databases, the library catalog, electronic resources index, search engine, digital archives, usage analytics, and much more.

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More Than Books Podcast – Library on the Go Edition – Ep. 7: Lizzie Borden

Welcome to Episode 7 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 7! In this episode Jessica, Allison, and Guest cohost Mary Barrett discuss the Lizzie Borden Murders, and the theories behind how, why and by whom these murders were committed.

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World Candle Month

With the summer winding down and the cooler, darker, autumn taking over, September is the perfect time of year to use candles.  Founded in 2013, World Candle Month is commemorated as a way to unite those who incorporate candles into their daily lives.  While candles were once used to bring light into dark spaces, candles are now used for a variety of reasons.  Lit candles can be a source of calm and relaxation, and can also be used to remember someone who has passed away.

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