Library News

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 →

Voluntary Self-Check Temperature Sensor Installed Near Front Entrance

  • February 8, 2021

One of the symptoms of a COVID infection is a temperature of 100.4 degrees or higher. We can keep each safer by checking our temperature daily.With this in mind, the University installed a temperature sensor near the front entrance of the Library.Checking your temperature is voluntary. Your reading... read on →

316 Streaming Videos Added to Films on Demand

  • February 3, 2021

Our streaming video database Films on Demand added 316 new films to its collection in January. View the whole list, or check out the highlights below (PurplePass login required if you are off-campus).American Masters: Keith Haring - Street Art BoyInternational art sensation Keith Haring blazed a... read on →

Library Hours - Spring 2021

  • January 22, 2021

NU Library will begin our spring semester hours on the first day of classes: Thursday, Jan. 28, 2021. Library staff will be available to assist with questions at scheduled times each day. Even when the library is not staffed, the main floor and second floor are open to students, faculty, and staff... read on →

I’d Rather Be Reading. You? Join the Library Book Club!

  • January 21, 2021

This semester, NU Library has decided to adopt a Nordic way of life. Ready to “Let it go” this year, too? Please consider joining our hygge and friluftsliving lifestyle events. You might find that this dichotomy of lifestyles might be exactly your vibe, too.Hygge (pronounced “hue-gah” or... read on →

209 Streaming Videos Added to Films on Demand

  • January 6, 2021

Our streaming video database Films on Demand recently added 209 new films to its collection. View the whole list, or check out the highlights below (PurplePass login required if you are off-campus).Building a MovementDuring the 2018 midterms, women of color run for political office in record... read on →

Dr. Carr Publishes Book

  • January 5, 2021

Dr. Jamie Carr, Associate Professor of English, published Niagaras of Ink: Famous Writers at the Falls, which is available to borrow from NU Library.It is also available as an ebook, which you can read on-campus or from off-campus with your PurplePass login. read on →

Library Hours in January

  • January 4, 2021

Until the spring semester starts, the Library is staffed from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m., Monday through Friday. During that time, all three floors of the building are open.The main floor is open 24 hours to NU students and employees. Swipe your ID card to enter the building.Librarians are also available to... read on →

Recent Graduate Student Publications

  • December 21, 2020

College of EducationXiao Yuan, an NU PhD candidate, has published some recent articles. Xiao also works at NU Library as a Student Research Assistant and at the International Relations Office.GIS Application in Mapping Institutional Participants of National Survey of Student Engagement (NSSE) was... read on →

125 Streaming Videos Added to Films on Demand

  • December 2, 2020

Our streaming video database Films on Demand recently added 125 new films to its collection. View the whole list, or check out the highlights below (PurplePass login required if you are off-campus).Facing the Challenge of Inclusivity in Online TeachingPart of the series Teaching Online Master... read on →

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 →