Library News

New Interlibrary Loan System Coming Soon

  • May 12, 2021

The Library will migrate from ILLiad to a new interlibrary loan system in early June. 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 while improving workflow efficiency behind the scenes.Once we go... read on →

NU Faculty/Alumni Publish Book

  • May 10, 2021

A group of authors who all have NU ties have recently published a book: Informing Instruction with Vignette Analysis: Powerful Professional Growth for Middle and High School Teachers.The book shows how to improve classroom instruction with vignette analysis, a form of professional development. It... read on →

211 Streaming Videos Added to Films on Demand

  • May 6, 2021

Our streaming video database Films on Demand recently added 211 new films to its collection. View the whole list, or check out the highlights below (PurplePass login required if you are off-campus).Exterminate All the Brutes (Series)This 4-part series, which recently premiered on HBO, is an... read on →

New Resource for African-American History

  • May 4, 2021

NU Library has just added a new database: African American Newspapers from Newsbank/Readex. It is a searchable collection of newspapers published by or for African-Americans from 1827-1998. (Note: You will be asked for your PurplePass login if accessing these links from off-campus.)This is just the... read on →

Recent Faculty Publications

College of Hospitality & Tourism ManagementDr. Patrick Tutka, assistant professor of Hospitality & Tourism Management, co-authored an article with colleagues from other institutions. NCAA e-sports 20XX: an analysis of radical innovation adoption through firm collaboration was published... read on →

"Keep Calm and Finish Strong" Workshops

  • April 21, 2021

Need help finishing those end-of-the semester papers and projects? Want assistance creating a plan to prepare for finals and finish strong? We can help!NU Library, along with the Academic Success Center, is offering the Keep Calm and Finish Strong workshop series. Learn practical study tips and... read on →

Library Photo Contest: Friluftsliving

  • April 8, 2021

You may have heard of hygge, the Danish/Norwegian concept of creating coziness and comfort. Now there's a new word from Norway: friluftsliv (pronounced free-loofts-liv) which means "open air living." It describes the value of spending time outdoors for mental and physical well-being.This brings to... read on →

161 Streaming Videos Added to Films on Demand

  • April 7, 2021

Our streaming video database Films on Demand added 161 new films to its collection in March. View the whole list, or check out the highlights below (PurplePass login required if you are off-campus).David Lynch (from the series The Directors)David Lynch’s career began to take off in the late... read on →

Recent Faculty Publications

College of Arts and SciencesDr. Craig Rivera & Dr. Timothy Lauger of the Criminology & Criminal Justice Department co-authored the article The Protective Effects of Religious Group Membership, Service Attendance, and Scripture Reading on Binge Drinking among College Students in Pastoral... read on →

New Library Databases

  • April 1, 2021

NU Library has recently added three new databases to meet the research needs of our students and faculty:Newsbank (also known as Access World News) is a great choice if you are looking for newspaper articles or other primary sources. It includes over 12,800 local, regional, national and... read on →

Dr. Walsh Publishes Novel

  • March 19, 2021

Dr. Michael Walsh, Adjunct Professor in Philosophy, has published a novel: Time Starts Now. It is available to borrow from NU Library, and can be found in our Recreational Reading collection on the main floor.A brief summary:Professor Cal Sutherland's research on the philosophy of time and time... read on →

Recent Faculty Publications

College of Arts and SciencesDr. Virginia E. Glazier, Assistant Professor of Biology, co-authored the article "Puf4 Mediates Post-transcriptional Regulation of Cell Wall Biosynthesis and Caspofungin Resistance in Cryptococcus neoformans" in mBio.Dr. Talia Harmon, Professor and Chairperson of the... read on →

198 Streaming Videos Added to Films on Demand

  • March 5, 2021

Our streaming video database Films on Demand recently added 198 new films to its collection. View the whole list, or check out the highlights below (PurplePass login required if you are off-campus).The Black Church: This is Our Story, This is Our Song - Episode 1Henry Louis Gates, Jr. explores... read on →

Request for Library Feedback and Ideas

  • February 10, 2021

NU Library is seeking participants for our Advisory Team.Students who serve on the Advisory Team share their ideas, opinions and experiences regarding Library services. They have the opportunity to identify needs and advocate for the perspectives of students and make a positive impact at Niagara... read on →

Library Hires Reference Librarian

  • February 9, 2021

Niagara University Library is pleased to announce the hiring of Afiya Farrell as a part-time Reference Librarian. If you are at the Library in the evening, you may see her at the Service Desk on the main floor.Afiya received her MILS (Master of Information & Library Studies) from the University... read on →