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The library will be closed November 22 and 23 for Thanksgiving. However, all online resources and the 24/7 chat will be available.

The library has set up a Holiday Donation Center on a table near the Reference/Circulation Desk. Drop off your donations rom Thursday, November 1 – Monday, December 17th. Items  needed include warm hats and blankets, aluminum pop-tops. dog toys, toiletries, and other items. These donations will be given to various charitable organizations to distribute.

t's official! The new BUILD IT has been launched and is available on the library website! You can access it under Find>Library Tutorials. The classic version is still available too but will be phased out eventually. Check out the new one and see what you think. 

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 Bellevue University! We hope that the library will become a home away from home for you and your research.

You will find the friendly library staff invaluable for your academic success. The resources on this page will support your library orientation and will help you do the work your instructors ask of you.

There are also sources to guide your experience in the community.

If you need further assistance, please contact the  Bellevue University Library Reference Staff 

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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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Off-Campus Access

You will be prompted for your BU login when you attempt to access the library databases and e-books from off campus.Your username is your 8 digit student ID# preceded by Bellevue\ . Be sure to use a backslash and not a forward slash, after Bellevue, with no spaces before or after it. Your password is the same one you use for Blackboard and BRUIN. It must meet the requirements of 8-32 characters using a combination of upper and lower case letters, numerals, and special characters. You will be required to change your password every 90 days.