Library News

March 26, 2015

Doug Zschiegner Interviewed by the Buffalo News About "Cyrana"

Doug Zschiegner, associate professor and associate director of NU Theatre, discusses "Cyrana," his adaptation of the Cyrano de Bergerac story, in the recent Buffalo News article, Story of Cyrano de Bergerac Gets New Twist at Niagara University.  read on →

March 25, 2015

Dr. Stranges Publishes Article

Dr. John Stranges, university professor, has published an article entitled “Mr. Chrysler’s Building” in ICON, an international journal on the history of technology. The article demonstrates how Walter Chrysler fashioned the famous building which bears his name into one of the most beautiful... read on →

March 24, 2015

Dr. Teresa Publishes Article

Dr. Carrie Teresa, assistant professor of communication studies, recently published "We Needed a Booker T. Washington  …  and Certainly a Jack Johnson": The Black Press, Johnson, and Issues of Representation, 1909–1915 in American Journalism.  read on →

March 18, 2015

Dr. Barnwell Publishes Article

Dr. Michael Barnwell, associate professor of philosophy, recently published "The Problem with Aquinas’s Original Discovery" as an Online First article in American Catholic Philosophical Quarterly. Here is the abstract: "Jacques Maritain asserted that Aquinas’s explanation of sin’s origin is... read on →

March 17, 2015

Sharon Green Presents at Conference

Sharon Green, coordinator of instructional services in the Office of Academic Support, gave two presentations at the recent conference of the National Association for Developmental Education (NADE) in Greenville, SC: “Helping Students Expand their Vocabulary: A Bridge to College Success” (poster... read on →

March 16, 2015

Dr. Boxer and Colleague Publish Paper

Dr. Laurence Boxer, professor of computer & information sciences, recently published Remarks on Pointed Digital Homotopy in arXiv with Dr. P. Christopher Staecker from Fairfield University.  read on →

March 10, 2015

311,000 ebooks and Counting!

Did you know that ebrary grows each month? The number of electronic books in the collection now exceeds 311,000 titles. Find those books here: http://site.ebrary.com/lib/niagara/home.action read on →

March 10, 2015

Dr. Mason and NU Alumnus Publish Article

Dr. Susan Mason, professor of psychology, recently published the article "Preferred Mate Characteristics in Young Adults" in Journal of Psychology and the Behavioral Sciences with NU alumnus Michael Mucci. read on →

March 9, 2015

The Films of Albert Maysles

Documentary filmmaker Albert Maysles passed away at age 88 last week. The Library owns many of his films, including the following seminal titles: Salesman (Educational DVD HF5446 .S25). Also available via Kanopy. Gimme Shelter (Educational DVD ML421.R64 G555). Grey Gardens (Educational DVD CT3260... read on →

March 6, 2015

Diane Halm Publishes Article

Diane Halm, an adjunct professor for Thinking & Writing (WRT 100), published The Impact of Engagement on Student Learning in the February 2015 issue of International Journal of Education and Social Science.  read on →

February 24, 2015

Dr. Hodges Publishes Mystery Novel

Dr. Shannon Hodges, associate professor of counseling, recently published The Lonely Void: A Bob Gifford Counselor Mystery. The cover description reads: "Dr. Bob Gifford is a counselor and interim director of the Student Health Center at tiny Wells Springs College in the ridiculously remote town of... read on →

February 23, 2015

Dr. Walker and Colleague to Publish Article

Dr. Jay Walker, assistant professor of economics, and Dr. P. Wesley Routon from Middle Tennessee State University are publishing "A Smart Break? College Tenure Interruption and Graduating Student Outcomes" in a forthcoming issue of Education Finance and Policy.  Here is the abstract: "Using data... read on →

February 19, 2015

Library Adds Two Computers to Quieter Area

We understand that you sometimes need to use a computer in a quiet setting to get your work done. All study rooms have computers located in them. Plus, just this month, we added two computers to a quieter area on the second floor. Turn left when you reach the second floor, and walk all the way down... read on →

February 18, 2015

More Wireless Charging Stations Added to the Library

We just added wireless charging stations to each floor of the Library. Because you likely want your phone near where you are working, the chargers are on carts that you can wheel around. This is our second attempt to add chargers. The first batch wasn't robust enough and broke quickly. If these... read on →

February 17, 2015

Father Hubbert Publishes Essay

Rev. Joseph Hubbert, C.M., recently published "Sheehan and Heuser: Collaborating for the Upbuilding of the Church" in Revisiting Canon Sheehan of Doneraile, 1852-1913: Author, Activist, Priest.   read on →