Library News

Drs. Barg and Mangum Co-Author Article

Dr. Michael Barg, associate professor of mathematics, and Dr. Amanda Mangum, assistant professor of mathematics, co-authored A Phase Separation Problem and Geodesic Disks on Cassinian Oval Surfaces in Applied Mathematics & Computation.  read on →

Dr. Lauger Publishes Book Review

  • April 8, 2019

Dr. Timothy Lauger, associate professor of criminology and criminal justice, reviewed the book The Digital Street by Jeffrey Lane in Theoretical Criminology. You may read the book review here.  read on →

NU Library Paint-Along a Success

  • April 4, 2019

NU Library recently held a paint-along event, which was a lot of fun. Full episodes of a certain PBS painting show from the 80s & 90s are on YouTube, and we followed along with the season 14 episode, "Distant Mountains."Although the show is 30 minutes long, the event lasted 2 hours, allowing... read on →

Dr. Teresa Publishes Review Essay

Dr. Carrie Teresa, assistant professor of communication studies, published the review essay Twentieth-Century Black Press Scholarship: New Analytical Approaches, Growing Momentum in American Periodicals: A Journal of History & Criticism. read on →

NU Readers Book Club to Meet on May 3

  • March 28, 2019

The NU Readers book club will meet on Friday, May 3 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. to discuss The Last Lecture by Randy Pausch and True Success by Tom Morris (available in the Library's course reserves). The NU Readers book club meets in the Gallagher Center at a table near Tim Horton’s (look for the “NU... read on →

Dr. Kaye Publishes Book

Dr. Bradley Kaye, senior lecturer of sociology, published the book, The Philosophy of Lao Tzu: The Text and Commentary on the Tae Te Ching, for The Edwin Mellen Press.    read on →

Dr. Rode Publishes Article With Colleagues

  • March 19, 2019

Dr. Cheryl Rode, assistant professor of hospitality and tourism management, published Camping for the Need of Speed: An Analysis of the Motives of NASCAR Fanatics to RV Camp at Racing Events in Global Sport Business Journal with colleagues from other institutions  read on →

Responding to Your Suggestions

  • March 13, 2019

From a recent survey about the Library Teachers’ Studio: “I would like to see a lamination machine.”There is a laminator in the room. It is on the table near the window. Pouches can be found on the stand where cardstock is located (in the little room where the Ellison machine* is).*The Ellison... read on →

Dr. Mayorga's Book Available for Pre-Order

Dr. Esteban Mayorga, assistant professor of Spanish, is the author of the forthcoming book, Galápagos Origin: Imaginarios y evolución textual en las islas encantadas. Its publication is scheduled for November 2019, and it is now available for pre-order on the Purdue University Press web site.  read on →

270 New Films Added to Films on Demand Database

  • March 11, 2019

Films on Demand recently added 270 new films to its collection. You may view the list here. read on →

Dr. Burt Thompson Publishes Article

Dr. Burt Thompson, professor of psychology, published Alpha Is Not the False Alarm Rate: An Activity to Dispel a Common Statistical Misconception in Teaching of Psychology.  read on →

Dr. Cassidy Co-Authors Two Articles

Dr. Michael Cassidy, assistant professor of criminal justice and criminology, co-authored two articles with colleagues from other institutions:Examining Sentencing Patterns and Outcomes for White-Collar and Property Crime Offenders in Victims & Offenders Punishing the Wicked: Examining the... read on →

Dr. Hodges Co-Authors Poem

  • March 8, 2019

Dr. Shannon Hodges, professor of counseling, co-authored The Way of Enlightenment in Journal of Poetry Therapy: The Interdisciplinary Journal of Practice, Theory, Research and Education with a colleague from another organization. read on →

NU Readers Book Club to Meet on March 22

  • February 21, 2019

The NU Readers book club will meet on Friday, March 22 from 3:30-4:30 p.m. to discuss The Obituary Writer by Ann Hood (NU Library has a copy on order) and Exit West by Mohsin Hamid.The NU Readers book club meets in the Gallagher Center at a table near Tim Horton’s (look for the “NU Readers”... read on →

Dr. Barg Publishes Article

Dr. Michael Barg, associate professor of mathematics, published Find, Process, and Share: An Optimal Control in the Vidale-Wolfe Marketing Mode in CODEE Journal.  read on →