Library News

Candy at the Reference Desk

  • May 11, 2011

Stop at the Reference Desk during exam week for candy (and also for any last-minute research help)! read on →

Library Selling Coffee During Exam Week

  • May 9, 2011

During exam week, the Library will be selling Keurig Coffee K-Cups at the Circulation Desk for 75 cents each. The coffeemaker is located near the drinking fountain on the first floor. read on →

Recent Faculty Publications

  • April 27, 2011

Here are some recent publications by NU faculty: The Role of Physician Opinion in Human Enhancement. By: Delaney, James J.; Martin, David P.. American Journal of Bioethics, Jan2011, Vol. 11 Issue 1, p19-20, 2p. 'Dead Zone' dynamics in Lake Erie: the importance of weather and sampling intensity for... read on →

Library Acquires New Religion Reference Works

  • April 26, 2011

We now have online access to the Encyclopaedia of Islam and the Encyclopaedia of the Qur'an through Gale Virtual Reference Library. read on →

Easter Break Hours

  • April 19, 2011

The Library's hours of operation for the Easter Break are as follows: Wednesday, April 20: 8:00am - 11:00pm Thursday, April 21: Closed Friday, April 22: Closed Saturday, April 23: 10:00am - 3:00pm Sunday, April 24: Closed Monday, April 25: 6:00pm - 1:00am read on →

The Films of Sidney Lumet

  • April 13, 2011

Acclaimed film director Sidney Lumet died this past weekend. Niagara University owns many films he directed or contributed to, including "Dog Day Afternoon," "Network," and "12 Angry Men." See the full list here: http://tinyurl.com/62e7tss read on →

New Die Cuts for Making Posters Added to Teachers' Studio

  • April 6, 2011

The number of Ellison Dies for making posters in the Teachers' Studio has doubled. A whole new set of letters was purchased as well as a number of dies that produce images. The Teachers' Studio is located on the second floor near the booths. read on →

Raisa Fernandez Named NU Student Employee of the Year

  • April 4, 2011

Congratulations to Raisa Fernandez, one of the Library's student employees, for being named Niagara University's Student Employee of the Year! You may read the press release here.     read on →

Blu-ray is Here!

  • March 30, 2011

The Library has selectively started acquiring Blu-ray/DVD combos. What this means is that within a single case is a Blu-ray disc and a standard DVD disc. As of March 29 there are five such combos: Buried The Fighter Hereafter Nowhere Boy Secretariat To find additions in the future, just type... read on →

Web Site Changes

  • March 29, 2011

Based on usability testing results, web design trends, and other considerations, we've made a few changes to our web site. Some of these changes include: A more prominent News section A poll More NU purple! Please direct any questions or comments about the site to Samantha Gust at gust@niagara.edu. read on →

Dr. Barnwell Writes Chapter for “Fatherhood: Philosophy for Everyone.”

  • March 29, 2011

Michael Barnwell, Assistant Professor of Philosophy at Niagara University, wrote a chapter called “Fatherhood and the Meaning of Life” in Fatherhood: Philosophy for Everyone, published by Wiley-Blackwell in March. You can find the book at call number HQ756 .F38246. read on →

Get Your Game On in the Library!

  • March 28, 2011

Alleviate some mid-semester stress with a game night! The Library now offers a selection of board games for checkout, including the following (with more to come): Apples to Apples Boggle Chess Dixit Mad Gab Monopoly Risk Say Anything Scrabble Settlers of Catan Them and Us Wise and Otherwise Yahtzee... read on →

Librarians Participate in Panel Discussion

  • March 23, 2011

Library Director David Schoen and Electronic Resources Librarian Samantha Gust participated in a panel discussion about the Journal of Library Innovation during the Western New York Library Resources Council's regional conference on March 18. Both currently serve as editors for the peer-reviewed... read on →

It's Tax Season!

  • March 16, 2011

If you need federal or New York State tax forms or filing information, visit these official sites: http://www.irs.gov/ http://www.tax.ny.gov/ read on →

Find Us on Facebook!

  • March 11, 2011

If you like Niagara University Library, find us on Facebook and let us know! Thanks! read on →