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Named after the official Bellevue University Library newsletter, each episode features library staff members discussing a topic related to literature, libraries, technology, pop culture, and more.

The More Than Books Podcast Sierra Whitfield

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Named after the official Bellevue University Library newsletter, each episode features library staff members discussing a topic related to literature, libraries, technology, pop culture, and more.

    More Than Books Ep. 55: Reflections & Resolutions

    More Than Books Ep. 55: Reflections & Resolutions

    Welcome to the More Than Books Podcast, Episode 55: Reflections & Resolutions!

    With the ending of one year comes the start of another, and the brand new opportunity to reflect on our goals from the previous year, and to see where we can improve into the next. On today's episode of the More Than Books podcast, we are joined by eight members of the Bellevue University Library staff to speak on the progress made in their individual sectors: Jessica Omer and Allison Schafer come to us with a brief BruinCon Retrospective, then Alicia James reviews our first ever Nebraska Library Week, Sarah Alston about the development of our DEI Committee, Meghan McIntosh and Emily Sutherland on the Collection Development process, Joel Hartung on the library's upcoming tech development, and finally, but certainly not least, our library's director, Robin Bernstein discussing the library's 4th official strategic plan that will span the next three fiscal years!

    • 28 min
    More Than Books - Library on the Go! Ep. 11: Be Very, Very Quiet We’re Finding Monsters

    More Than Books - Library on the Go! Ep. 11: Be Very, Very Quiet We’re Finding Monsters

    Welcome to the More Then Books Podcast: Library on the Go edition. Episode 11! In this episode Jessica and Allison discuss mythical creatures from around the world, travel with them as the search for the elusive Griffin, the terrifying Skinwalker, the ghostly Banshee, and the breathtaking Thunderbird.

    • 26 min
    More Than Books Ep. 54: The Haunting of Banned Books Week

    More Than Books Ep. 54: The Haunting of Banned Books Week

    Welcome to the More Than Books Podcast, Episode 54: The Haunting of Banned Books Week.

    We’re joined today by Jessica Omer (ILL/Circulation Supervisor) and Emily Sutherland (Acquisitions Specialist) as we discuss the last news stories surrounding the controversial decision by the Montana State Library Commission to withdraw from the American Library Association. After, for our special program, join us as we sit around the campfire and tell some ghost stories.

    • 40 min
    More Than Books Ep. 53: Reader Advisory Boards, Bookmobiles & Summer Reading Club

    More Than Books Ep. 53: Reader Advisory Boards, Bookmobiles & Summer Reading Club

    Welcome to the More Than Books Podcast, Episode 53: Reader Advisory Boards, Bookmobiles & Summer Reading Club.

    We’re joined today by Kyle Williams (Reference Support Specialist), Jessica Omer (ILL/Circulation Supervisor), Allison Schafer (Resource Sharing/Circulation Specialist), and Emily Sutherland (Acquisitions Specialist) as we discuss the history of Reader's Advisory Boards, Bookmobiles, and our current summer reads!

    • 1 hr 2 min
    My Favorite Books Ep. 16: Carmilla by Sheridan Le Fanu

    My Favorite Books Ep. 16: Carmilla by Sheridan Le Fanu

    In this episode, Sierra reviews Carmilla by Sheridan Le Fanu.

    • 13 min
    My Favorite Books Ep. 15: Alice Hoffman's The Book of Magic

    My Favorite Books Ep. 15: Alice Hoffman's The Book of Magic

    In this episode, Sierra reviews The Book of Magic by Alice Hoffman.

    • 11 min

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