Library News

New Database - ARTstor

  • November 11, 2020

NU Library now has the database ARTstor on a trial basis through June 2021. You can access ARTstor through our A-Z Databases page, or directly at (If you're off-campus, you'll be asked to login with your PurplePass username & password).ARTstor offers 3... read on →

Updated COVID Protocols

  • November 8, 2020

Updated COVID ProtocolsPlease continue to maintain social distancing of at least six feet at all times. That means not sharing a computer monitor or sitting close to another person. Masks must be worn at all times, even when sitting alone in a study room. The one exception is if you need to... read on →

Celebrating National Native American Heritage Month

  • November 5, 2020

November is National Native American Heritage Month. The Library has many books that can help you learn about the history, culture, and accomplishments of the people who were the original inhabitants of what is now the United States.Below is​ a partial list of recent titles, with annotations from... read on →

630 Streaming Videos Added to Films on Demand

  • November 4, 2020

Our streaming video database Films on Demand added 630 new films to its collection in October. View the entire list, or just the highlights below (PurplePass login required if you are off-campus).Alene Duerk: First Woman to Make AdmiralTells the story of the first woman to earn the rank of Admiral... read on →

Recent Faculty Publications

College of Arts and SciencesDr. Susan Mason, Professor of Psychology, and Abbie Hibsch, NU alumnus, co-authored The New Age of Creative Expression: The Effect of Blogging on Emotional Well-Being, based on the latter's Honors Thesis.Dr. Milen Radell, Assistant Professor of Psychology, Dr. Donna... read on →

234 Streaming Videos Added to Films on Demand

  • October 13, 2020

Our streaming video database Films on Demand recently added 234 new films to its collection. View the whole list, or check out the highlights below (PurplePass login required if you are off-campus).Inside Italy's COVID WarInside a hospital battling COVID-19 in Northern Italy, doctors make life and... read on →

Recent Faculty Publications

College of Arts and Sciences Dr. Robyn Goacher, associate professor of chemistry, co-authored ToF-SIMS Imaging Reveals That P-Hydroxybenzoate Groups Specifically Decorate the Lignin of Fibres in the Xylem of Poplar and Willow in Holzforschung with colleagues from another institution. Dr. Talia... read on →

Library Research Guide for Vincentian Heritage Week

  • September 23, 2020

Vincentian Heritage Week, "Caring for our Common Home: It's a Vincentian Thing," is September 27 - October 3. The general theme this year is environmental justice and racism in light of Covid-19, which is a pressing issue at the moment.Members of the University community, including faculty and... read on →

New Books and DVDs Added to the Library Collection

  • September 22, 2020

Here is a list of books and DVDs recently added to the Library collection: Library is here to support your needs. You can make book and DVD recommendations via the Library web site: you aren't visiting campus, we can mail... read on →

Learn More About the Life and Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsberg

  • September 22, 2020

Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg passed away on September 18, 2020.The Library has many resources that can help you learn more about her life and legacy.Start with the interesting documentary, RBG, which is available through Kanopy.And check out the books about her in the Library... read on →

Does the Library Quarantine Materials That Have Been Returned?

  • September 8, 2020

The Library quarantines books and DVDs for three days when they are returned. We base this quarantine on best practice in libraries, advice from the Northeast Document Conservation Center, and research conducted by the Realm Project.(If needed, we will re-circulate DVDs after one day if the case and... read on →

Recent Faculty Publications

College of Arts and SciencesDr. Michael Cassidy, assistant professor of criminal justice and criminology, co-authored Contextual Influences on the Sentencing of Individuals Convicted of Sexual Crimes with colleagues from other institutions in Sexual Abuse.Dr. Milen Radell, assistant professor of... read on →

56 Titles Added to Films on Demand Database

  • September 8, 2020

Films on Demand recently added 56 new films to its collection. You may view the list here. read on →

Can I Remove My Mask in the Library?

  • September 1, 2020

Unless you are sitting alone in a study room, please help protect the most vulnerable members of our NU community by wearing a mask at all times.Thank you! read on →

New Group Study Room is Open

  • September 1, 2020

We know that you need space to spread out, so we converted an office into a study room on a temporary basis.Maximum occupancy is three people. Check out this web page for more info about the room: read on →