Library News

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 →

Recent Faculty Publications

College of Arts and SciencesDr. Dana Radatz, Assistant Professor of Criminology & Criminal Justice, co-authored an article with Natalie M. Snow, who received a Master of Science in Criminal Justice Administration from NU. The Marketing of Female Escorts: A Gendered Perspective of Online... read on →

NU Library Recognized for Outstanding Digital Delivery

  • May 27, 2021

NU Library's interlibrary loan (ILL) service provides articles and books for our students, faculty, and staff, by requesting them from other libraries. In return, we also help out other libraries by sending digital copies of articles and book chapters and by lending our books.This year, NU Library... 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 →