February is Black History Month, and to mark the occasion there is a new display up on the first floor of Bunch Library. The display features highlights of African-American music from 1950-present using books and media found in our collection. A row of QR codes that link to YouTube videos take you through a music history lesson from 1950-present. Grab your smart phone and scan away!
(URLs are provided if you do not have barcode scanning capabilities on your phone)
Student responses are now on the wall in Bunch Library
We asked, and you responded in a BIG way! Last Friday, Bunch librarians spent some time sharing treats and asking you what you love the most about Bunch Library. Thank you so much to everyone who stopped by the table to show your library love!
2013 marked the 100th
anniversary of the founding of Ward-Belmont School, when Ward Seminary for
Young Ladies and Belmont College for Young Women merged in 1913. Ward-Belmont
was largely a junior college for young women, although it also included a music
conservatory, a Preparatory School, and the School of Arts and Dancing.
Ward-Belmont was in existence until 1951 when it was purchased by the Tennessee
Although much has changed since then, you might recognize
some of the images below. Stop by Special Collections in Bunch Library to see a
special display that includes photos and memorabilia from the Ward-Belmont
Bunch Library now offers the Browzine app for iPads and other tablets. With Browzine, you can browse the library's collection of electronic journals and "subscribe" to journals you select for your Browzine bookshelf. The app will send you push notifications when new issues are published. The result is an easy and familiar way to browse, read and monitor scholarly journals across the disciplines.
Have you been assigned a research paper or project while a
student at Belmont? You are invited to participate in a research study
conducted by Claire Walker at Lila D. Bunch Library. The purpose of this study
is to examine the perceptions of undergraduate and graduate students at Belmont
University with respect to integrity while conducting academic research.