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The next Lunch and Learn features a book discussion of The Voice of Melody, led by the author and Bellevue University Assistant Professor, Kaylene Powell.  Register here for this event on Thursday, January 10 from 12:30-1:30.  

Episode 33 of the library's More Than Books Podcast is now available. Listen  to  Game Night: Board Games to Break up the Monopoly Monotony on iTunes.

Online library instruction from the comfort of your own home. Learn how to navigate the library website and utilize its resources and tools. Click here for dates and times and to register for November and December sessions.

Welcome

Welcome to the Bellevue University guide for Critical Understanding.  This guide provides a good starting point for general strategies and tips to improve reading comprehension.  TOEFL and English as a second language resources are also included. Resources include print and electronic books from the library collection, as well as websites.  Each print book title links directly to the library online catalog, while each e-book title links directly to the full text of the book.   

If you have research questions, the Bellevue University Library Reference Staff is available for assistance.

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BUILD IT

BUILD IT

BELLEVUE UNIVERSITY INFORMATION LITERACY DEVELOPMENT

INTERACTIVE TUTORIAL

http://library.bellevue.edu/find/tutorials/build-it/

BUILD IT is an online guide to the Bellevue University Library and all its resources and services. It  is made up of five self contained modules, each followed by an interactive quiz. Go through BUILD IT from beginning to end or start at the Site Map using just the pages you need. Click on the link above or on one of the modules below, or look for BUILD IT in the left menu of the library homepage under Tutorials.

Module One: Getting to Know the Bellevue University Library
An overview of library resources and services and introduction to the library homepage.

Module Two: Planning Your Project
The steps involved in planning your research paper: Includes focusing your topic, outlining, identifying keywords, Boolean searching, and more.

Module Three: Locating Information
Finding and evaluating information, including books, eBooks, articles, and websites. Includes sample and interactive database searches.

Module Four: Citing Your Sources
Covers the basics of plagiarism, citation, and copyright.

Module Five: Putting it all together
How to organize your research into a formal paper, includes note taking, revising, and formatting.

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