Library News

Dr. Steiner and NU Alumnae Co-Author Article in Gene

  • October 26, 2016

Dr. Walter W. Steiner, associate professor of biology, published Unique properties of multiple tandem copies of the M26 recombination hotspot in mitosis and meiosis in Schizosaccharomyces pombe in Gene. His co-authors are NU alumnae Chelsea L. Recor and Bethany M. Zakrzewski. read on →

Dr. Polka Co-Edits Book

  • October 7, 2016

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 →

155 New Titles Added to Films on Demand Database

  • October 6, 2016

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

IBISWorld Increases the Number of Financial Ratios in its Industry Database

  • September 20, 2016

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 →

More than 500 words added to the Oxford English Dictionary

  • September 13, 2016

The quarterly update to the Oxford English Dictionary included the words clickjacking, Dahlesque, YOLO, and 500 others. Read more here: http://niagara.libguides.com/go.php?c=22659950. read on →

Dr. Donna Thompson Publishes Article

  • September 8, 2016

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 →

Dr. Millar and Colleague Co-Author Article

  • September 2, 2016

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 →

Dr. Hodges Publishes Book With Colleagues

  • August 30, 2016

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 →

Samantha Gust Featured in Library Association Blog

  • August 24, 2016

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 →

Dr. Cianca Publishes Book Chapter

  • August 23, 2016

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 →

Dr. Walker and Colleague Publish Paper

  • August 22, 2016

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 →

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 →