Library News

Dr. Osberg and NU Student Co-Author Article

  • August 16, 2016

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 →

Adults Who Read Books Live Longer

  • August 10, 2016

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 →

Bike Rack Now Available

  • August 8, 2016

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

Dr. Cliff and Colleagues Publish Article

  • August 3, 2016

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 →

Dr. Edwards and NU Alumna Publish Article With Colleague

  • August 2, 2016

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 →

Drs. McGrath and Choi Co-Author Article

  • August 1, 2016

Dr. Kathleen McGrath, assistant professor of education, and Dr. Youngsoo Choi, associate professor of hospitality and tourism management, co-authored An Examination of College Students’ Reading Comprehension and Study Strategies: A Case Study of a Hospitality Management Course in Journal of... read on →

Sister Merkle Publishes Book

  • July 21, 2016

Sister Judith Merkle, professor of religious studies, recently published Beyond Our Lights and Shadows: Charism and Institution in the Church for the Bloomsbury T&T Clark imprint. An electronic copy of the book is available through ebrary.  read on →

Dr. Teresa Contributes Ali Piece to the Black Press Research Collective

  • July 19, 2016

Dr. Carrie Teresa, assistant professor of communication studies, recently contributed a piece about the memorialization of Muhammad Ali, Who Will Commemorate Them?: The Memorialization of Black Celebrities in the Mainstream Press, to the Black Press Research Collective. Dr. Teresa is a regular... read on →

Dr. Halm Publishes Article

  • July 18, 2016

Dr. Diane Halm, faculty fellow of composition in the English department, published Building Consensus: Bakhtinian Dialogue in the College Classroom in International Journal of Humanities and Applied Social Science.  read on →

Dr. Burt Thompson and NU Alumni Co-Author Article

  • July 12, 2016

Dr. Burt Thompson, professor of psychology, recently published Does a Judicial Warning Improve Defendant-Culprit Matching? in Applied Cognitive Psychology. His co-authors, Nicole Dunkelberger, Salvatore Vescio and Claire Elling, are NU psychology department alumni.   read on →

Films on Demand Added 261 Titles in June

  • July 11, 2016

Films on Demand added 261 titles in June. Take a look here.  read on →

Dr. Culton and Colleague Publish Article

  • July 11, 2016

Dr. Kenneth Culton, associate professor of sociology, published Blogs, Tweets, and Protests: Learning Movement Theory through Online Case Studies in International Journal of Teaching and Learning in Higher Education. His co-author is Dr. Jose Munoz from California State University, San... read on →

Library Begins One-Year Trial to Oxford English Dictionary Online

  • June 30, 2016

The Library recently began a one-year trial subscription to Oxford English Dictionary Online. This dictionary is widely regarded as the accepted authority on the English language. This online resource provides the meaning, history, and pronunciation of more than 600,000 words, past and present,... read on →

More than 250 Titles Added to Kanopy Streaming Educational Video

  • June 20, 2016

Kanopy Streaming Educational Video recently added more than 250 titles to its collection. View the list here.  read on →

Drs. Lauger and Rivera Co-Author Technical Report

  • June 15, 2016

Dr. Timothy Lauger and Dr. Craig Rivera, both associate professors of criminal justice, co-authored Gun Violence Analysis for Niagara Falls, NY: GIVE Focused Deterrence/Lever Pulling Initiative, a technical report written for the Niagara County District Attorney's office and the New York Division... read on →