Library News

July 28, 2014

Steve Braddock, Adriano Gatto, and Terri Filips Vaughan Receive Positive Play Review

Steve Braddock, director of theatre; Adriano Gatto, artist in residence; and Terri Filips Vaughan, associate professor of theatre, received a positive review for their work in "The Comedy Of Errors" at Shakespeare in Delaware Park. Read the review.  read on →

July 23, 2014

Dr. St. Hilaire and Colleague Publish Article

Dr. Robert St. Hilaire, assistant professor of religious studies, and Jennifer L. Jones from Oracle Charter School published Concept Learning in the Undergraduate Classroom: A Case Study in Religious Studies in the July 2014 issue of International Journal of Instruction.  read on →

July 22, 2014

Melissa Langridge Named NU's Outstanding Employee of the Quarter

Congratulations to Melissa Langridge, coordinator of user education in the Library, for being named Niagara University's Outstanding Employee of the Quarter! Read the press release.  read on →

July 21, 2014

Dr. Butera and Students Publish Article

Dr. Peter Butera, professor of psychology, and NU students Shannon Clough and Alexandria Bungo published Cyclic Estradiol Treatment Modulates the Orexigenic effects of Ghrelin in Ovariectomized Rats in the September 2014 issue of Pharmacology Biochemistry and Behavior.   read on →

July 7, 2014

Dr. Walker and Colleague Publish Article

Dr. Jay K. Walker, assistant professor of economics, and Dr. P. Wesley Routon from Georgia Gwinnett College recently published "Student-Athletes? The Impact of Intercollegiate Sports Participation on Academic Outcomes" in Eastern Economic Journal. Here is the abstract:  "As of 2011, there were over... read on →

July 2, 2014

Employers Rank Information Literacy Near the Top of Skills Needed in Job Candidates

According to a recent survey conducted by the National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE), employers value candidates who have the “ability to obtain and process information.” See a summary of the survey on NACE’s website. How can the Library help? We provided 205 information... read on →

June 30, 2014

Samantha Gust to Serve on Regional Committee

Samantha Gust, head of acquisitions in the Library, has been appointed to a one-year term on the Western New York Library Resources Council's Board of Trustees Nominating Committee.  read on →

June 24, 2014

Sharon Green Publishes Piece in The Buffalo News

Sharon Green, instructional services coordinator in the Office of Academic Support, published Summer Teaching Has Many Rewards in the June 24, 2014 edition of The Buffalo News.  read on →

June 24, 2014

Melissa Langridge and Colleagues Publish Chapters in Two New Books

Melissa Langridge, user education coordinator in the library, and various colleagues published chapters in two new library science books.  "Student Perceptions of Academic Librarians: The Influence of Pop Culture and Past Experience" appears in The Librarian Stereotype: Deconstructing Perceptions... read on →

June 24, 2014

Natalie Bennett Leaves NU

Outreach Librarian Natalie Bennett has left Niagara University for a position at the University of Tennessee at Chattanooga. We thank her for her work this past year and wish her well. read on →

June 23, 2014

Adriano Gatto Receives Positive Performance Review

Adriano Gatto, artist in residence in NU's theatre department, is appearing in Fallen Angels, a play by Noel Coward being staged by the Irish Classical Theatre Company in Buffalo. Check out the review of his performance and the play in The Buffalo News. read on →

June 9, 2014

Dr. Reilly Publishes Article

Dr. David A. Reilly, associate professor of political science, recently published the following article: Reilly, D. A. (2014). Globalization and Authoritarian Strategies: Diffusing Ideas of Dictatorship and Democracy. Journal of Diplomacy & International Relations, 15(1), 23-36.   read on →

June 4, 2014

Samantha Gust Publishes Book Review

Samantha Gust, head of acquisitions in the Library, reviewed the novel Eyes on You by Kate White for the June 1, 2014 issue of Library Journal.  read on →

May 30, 2014

Natalie Bennett Publishes Book Review

Outreach Librarian Natalie Bennett recently reviewed The New Digital Scholar: Exploring and Enriching the Research and Writing Practices of NextGen Students for the spring 2014 issue of Journal of Library Innovation.  read on →

May 29, 2014

Library Acquires Vietnam War and American Foreign Policy, 1960-1975 Database

The Library just acquired the Vietnam War and American Foreign Policy, 1960-1975 database. This database provides primary source documents covering U.S. involvement in the region from the early days of the Kennedy administration, through the escalation of the war during the Johnson administration,... read on →