Library News

56 Streaming Videos Added to Films on Demand

  • October 4, 2021

Our streaming video database Films on Demand has added 56 new films to its collection in September. View the whole list, or check out the highlights below (PurplePass login required if you are off-campus).Teaching Online Master Class, Series 2 (series)Based on academic research, the series is... read on →

What Does a Therapy Dog Do?

  • September 23, 2021

By Jaclyn McKewan, Electronic Resources LibrarianFor Fall 2021, NU Library is once again hosting therapy dog visits. Our next scheduled visits are Wednesday, Sept. 29th (12pm-2pm) and Thursday, Sept. 30th (11am-1pm), in our 2nd Floor Teachers' Studio.As both an NU Librarian and the owner of a... read on →

Recent Faculty Publications

Note: Some full-text articles may require an NU PurplePass login if accessing from off-campus.College of Arts and SciencesDr. Abigail Levin, Associate Professor and Chair of the Department of Philosophy, authored the article Biopolitics in the National Parks: The Life and Death of Cecil the... read on →

Therapy Dogs are Back! Sept 7th & 8th

  • September 2, 2021

We are thrilled to announce that we are once again having therapy dogs visit NU Library, and you can see them next week at our Puppy Petting Party! They will be in the 2nd Floor Teachers' Studio next week for 2 sessions:Tuesday, Sept 7th, 11am-1pmHank the English Cream Golden RetrieverLuna the... read on →

Chronicle of Higher Education Now Available

  • September 2, 2021

NU Library has added a resource which will be of particular interest to faculty: The Chronicle of Higher Education, an award-winning newspaper & website that publishes news, commentary, and feature stories covering colleges and universities. (PurplePass login required if accessing from... read on →

New Print Network for Fall 2021

  • August 31, 2021

Niagara University has switched to a new campus-wide printing network, so some steps have changed.The new name for the print network is HOLD-QUEUE. You can send your print job there from a library computer or your own laptop/device. Then pick it up from any printer by entering your 7-digit ID number... read on →

Recent Faculty Publications

  • August 10, 2021

Note: A PurplePass login may be required to view these articles from off-campus.College of Arts and SciencesDr. Timothy M. Osberg, Professor of Psychology, has co-authored an article with a colleague from another institution. It’s Not All Smoke and Mirrors: The Role of Social Norms, Alcohol Use,... read on →

67 Streaming Videos Added to Films on Demand

  • August 3, 2021

Our streaming video database Films on Demand has added 67 new films to its collection in July. View the whole list, or check out the highlights below (PurplePass login required if you are off-campus).Rethink (series)Discover the weird, quaint and downright bizarre and take the time to re-think.... read on →

Accessible Information at NU Library

  • July 16, 2021

NU Library is working to ensure a usable web experience, and equal access to information, for all of our users. This includes those who have special needs and those who speak English as a second language (ESL). Over the past few months, we have implemented the following features:Almost all videos on... read on →

Recent Faculty Publications

  • July 6, 2021

Note, for some of these articles, you will be asked to login with your PurplePass username and password if you are off-campus.College of EducationDr. Carol Doyle-Jones, Assistant Professor of Education, co-authored an article with a colleague from another institution. Faculty Co-Teaching with Their... read on →

199 Streaming Videos Added to Films on Demand

  • July 2, 2021

Our streaming video database Films on Demand has recently added 199 new films to its collection. View the whole list, or check out the highlights below (PurplePass login required if you are off-campus).Horizon: 7.7 Billion People and CountingBy 2050 there could be 10 billion people living on the... read on →

Researching COVID-19 and Past Pandemics

  • June 29, 2021

Mask-wearing during the Spanish Flu epidemic of 1918, via HeinOnline While COVID-19 is a new disease, you can find connections between it and previous pandemics throughout history. Whether you're researching the current crisis or looking for historical comparisons, these collections from our library... read on →

The New and Improved Digital Theatre+

  • June 3, 2021

NU Library's database Digital Theatre+, which includes videos and educational content, recently completed a major upgrade. If you haven't been there in a while, consider taking a look.In addition to searching, you can now browse by 4 categories:Titles for specific works (such as Antigone, King... read on →

New Interlibrary Loan System Coming June 7

  • June 2, 2021

The Library is migrating from ILLiad to a new interlibrary loan system, and interlibrary loan will be unavailable from Friday, June 4-Monday, June 7.The new system features a clean and mobile-friendly user interface that will allow you to place and monitor your requests anywhere from any device... read on →

75 Streaming Videos Added to Films on Demand

  • June 2, 2021

Our streaming video database Films on Demand has added 75 new films to its collection in May. View the whole list, or check out the highlights below (PurplePass login required if you are off-campus).Mars 2020NASA launches its most ambitious hunt for traces of life on Mars, landing a rover in a... read on →