Library News

October 7, 2016

Dr. Polka Co-Edits Book

Dr. Walter S. Polka, professor of professional programs and coordinator of the Ph.D. program in leadership and policy, co-edited Confronting Oppressive Assessments: How Parents, Educators, and Policy-Makers Are Rethinking Current Educational Reforms with NU alumnus Dr. John E. McKenna. The... read on →

October 6, 2016

155 New Titles Added to Films on Demand Database

View the list of 155 titles added to Films on Demand. read on →

September 20, 2016

IBISWorld Increases the Number of Financial Ratios in its Industry Database

You’ll now have access to financial and operating ratios for nearly all of IBISWorld’s 700 core industries, including data for the past three years and the current year disaggregated by size of business. You will also have the ability to download historical figures back to 2007 into Excel for... read on →

September 13, 2016

More than 500 words added to the Oxford English Dictionary

The quarterly update to the Oxford English Dictionary included the words clickjacking, Dahlesque, YOLO, and 500 others. Read more here: read on →

September 8, 2016

Dr. Donna Thompson Publishes Article

Dr. Donna Thompson, professor of psychology, published Contributions of Look Duration and Gaze Shift Patterns to Infants’ Novelty Preferences in Infancy. It is currently available as an "Early View" article.  read on →

September 2, 2016

Dr. Millar and Colleague Co-Author Article

Dr. Patti Millar, assistant professor in the College of Hospitality and Tourism Management, published Capacity Building in Nonprofit Sport Organizations: Development of a Process Model in Sport Management Review with Dr. Alison Doherty of Western University.  read on →

August 30, 2016

Dr. Hodges Publishes Book With Colleagues

Dr. Shannon J. Hodges, professor of counseling/education and coordinator of the clinical mental health counseling program, just published The College and University Counseling Manual: Integrating Essential Services Across the Campus for Springer Publishing Company with Dr. Kimber Shelton and Dr.... read on →

August 24, 2016

Samantha Gust Featured in Library Association Blog

Samantha Gust, head of acquisitions in the library, was interviewed for in “A Day in the Life of a CLS Member,” a regular online feature created by the Association of College & Research Libraries‘ (ACRL) College Libraries Section (CLS) Communications Committee. Read the brief interview... read on →

August 23, 2016

Dr. Cianca Publishes Book Chapter

Dr. Sherri Cianca, associate professor of education, published "Inter-Institutional Collaboration through Non-Positional Leadership: A STEM Higher Education Initiative" in University Partnerships for Academic Programs and Professional Development (Innovations in Higher Education Teaching and... read on →

August 22, 2016

Dr. Walker and Colleague Publish Paper

Dr. Jay K. Walker, assistant professor of economics, and Dr. Michael Jetter from University of Australia and The Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) recently published Anchoring in Financial Decision-Making:Evidence from the Field in the IZA Discussion Paper Series. read on →

August 16, 2016

Dr. Osberg and NU Student Co-Author Article

Dr. Timothy Osberg, professor of psychology, and Amber Boyer, a 2015 psychology graduate of NU and a current student in NU's clinical mental health counseling graduate program, co-authored "Dangerous Beliefs: College Alcohol Beliefs Are Associated With Increased Risk of Regretted Sexual... read on →

August 10, 2016

Adults Who Read Books Live Longer

According to the authors of a study just published in the journal Social Science & Medicine, reading books is correlated with a longer life:"A 20% reduction in mortality was observed for those who read books, compared to those who did not read books. Further, our analyses demonstrated that any... read on →

August 8, 2016

Bike Rack Now Available

You can now lock your bike to a newly installed rack located to the right of the Library entrance.  read on →

August 3, 2016

Dr. Cliff and Colleagues Publish Article

Dr. William Cliff, professor of biology and the John J. Hughes, ’67, M.D., Endowed Program Director of Pre-Professional Health, published "A Conceptual Framework for Homeostasis: Development and Validation" in Advances in Physiology Education with several colleagues from other institutions. Here... read on →

August 2, 2016

Dr. Edwards and NU Alumna Publish Article With Colleague

Dr. William J. Edwards, professor of biology, co-authored Leptodora kindtii population dynamics in the island region of western Lake Erie before and after the invasion of the predacious cladoceran Bythotrephes longimanus with NU alumna Karen E. Simpson and Dr. Douglas D. Kane from Defiance... read on →