News and Notes

News and Notes


Scopus versus Web of Science Trial

March 17, 2017
The CU Libraries are conducting a trial to compare the Scopus and Web of Science databases, now through April 17th. Your feedback is vital to this decision. More information >

Breakfast Bytes: Creighton Digital Repository

March 6, 2017
The CDR is part archive, part institutional memory, and part open access publishing platform. Join us on Thursday, March 16, from 7:45-8:30 a.m. in the Skutt Student Center, Room 104, for an overview with Chris Carmichael from the Reinert-Alumni Library. Refreshments will be served!

New Cornerstone Newsletter Issued

March 1, 2017
The Spring, 2017 issue of the Creighton Cornerstone is now available for viewing online, with news and features about "fake news," teaching with technology, copyright, the graphic novels collection, and more.

JaySearch Focus Groups

March 1, 2017
You're invited to either one of two hands-on sessions to evaluate JaySearch, the CU Libraries' search engine. We want to hear from you! Bring your laptop or tablet on Wed, March 15, 3:30-4:30 p.m. -OR- Thur, March 16, 11 a.m.-12 p.m., to Skutt Student Center room 209. Refreshments will be served! Questions? Contact or x2227.

WWI Lecture on March 22nd

January 26, 2017
Please join us on March 22nd from 11 a.m.-12 p.m. in Skutt Student Center Room 104 for "WWI, Woodrow Wilson, and George Creel: The Selling of a War to the American Public," a presentation by Peggy M. Rupprecht, Ph.D., Assistant Professor, Department of Journalism, Media and Computing. Refreshments will be served.

Book Sale this Week

February 20, 2017
The Reinert-Alumni Library will hold a book sale beginning Monday, February 20th and extending through the week or until the books are depleted. Questions? Please contact Mike Poma at extension 2298 or

Join Us for Hot Tea on January 27th

January 9, 2017
Kick off the spring semester in the Reinert-Alumni Library with a free cup of hot tea on Friday afternoon, January 27th.

SAGE Reference Collection Expanded

January 4, 2017
Need a good alternative to Wikipedia on important social and political issues? Consider our newly expanded encyclopedia collection from SAGE Knowledge!

Coffee with Canines!

November 28, 2016
Need a study break? Join us in the library classroom with the dogs from Midlands Pet Therapy for some stress relief, including complimentary coffee, on Tuesday, December 13th from 6:30-8:00pm.

World War I Aviation Lecture

September 13, 2016
The Library is pleased to sponsor "Those Daring Young Men in Their Flying Machines: WWI Aviation, Coming of Age," a lecture by Terry Wilwerding, D.D.S., M.S.Ed., M.S., Counseling. The event, which is free and open to the public, will be held on Wednesday, October 26, 11:00am-Noon in Skutt Student Center room 104. Feel free to bring your lunch; coffee and dessert will be provided!

Library Guide Introduces Opus Prize Issues

August 18, 2016
The three 2016 Opus Prize finalists are champions of refugees, the homeless, and the sexually exploited. Learn more about these critical world issues through readings and videos presented on the Library's Opus Prize Issues Guide.

Creighton Joins Open Book Publishers

August 18, 2016
The Library is now a supporting member of Open Book Publishers, providing open access monographs and textbooks in all academic areas.

And the Award Goes to ...

June 10, 2016
The Library is pleased to honor Anthony Rauschenbach, BA’16, as this year’s recipient of the Undergraduate Research Award for his paper “Universal Healthcare: A Fundamental Human Right” for HAP 457.

Introducing Education Source

June 9, 2016

The Library is pleased to announce the addition of Education Source, an extensive scholarly database covering the literature of education and related fields, including 1,500 full-text journals and indexing for many more.

Access to the Chronicle

June 5, 2016

Did you know the Chronicle of Higher Education is freely available to Creighton, courtesy of the CU Libraries? Here's how to access the Chronicle. Register for your free account from on campus at the Chronicle's website, to then access it on campus, off campus, and on your mobile device!

JaySearch is here!

May 16, 2016
The Creighton Libraries are excited to introduce JaySearch, our new discovery service. JaySearch will replace the library catalog (CLIC) and and our previous discovery tool (Summon) as of July 1. Use JaySearch to find books, journal articles, digital content, and a wide array of other resources across a range of disciplines.

If you login to JaySearch with your netID and BLUE password, you will also have the ability to request resources from the Creighton Libraries, view your library record, as well as save, organize, e-mail, print, and export items of interest. Questions? Please contact us! Now Available to Creighton

May 5, 2016
The CU Libraries are pleased to offer full access to the New York Times through, including national and international news, archives (since 1851), and multimedia content. To log in, you must first activate your Group Pass from on campus.

Panel Presentation on WWI Medicine, April 19th

March 4, 2016
The Reinert-Alumni and Health Sciences Libraries will co-sponsor a panel called "Where Does It Hurt, Soldier?" on Tuesday, April 19th, 2-3 p.m. in HSLB 244. Panelists include Dr. Kirk Peck, PT; Dr. Terry Wilwerding, Dentistry; Marilee Aufdenkamp, Nursing; and Henry Hoffman, CCAS Senior.