The library will be closed on Wednesday, July 4, in observance of Independence Day. All the online resources and the 24/7 chat service will be available.
Our summer hours remain the same as the rest of the year: M-F 7:30 am-10:30 pm, Sat 8:00 am - 5:00 pm, and Sun 10:00 am - 7:00 pm.
BETA version of the revamped BUILD IT (Bellevue University Information Literacy Development Interactive Tutorial) is now available for you to preview. Check it out here and read all about the process and the changes you will find to BUILD IT in the feature article in the Spring issue of our library newsletter.
The Summer edition of the library newsletter, More Than Books is now available. The feature story is “Disaster Preparedness and Emergency Management in the BU Library.” Other regular columns include Tech Talk, Facts at your Fingertips, Reviews, and much more!
Episode 29 of the library "More Than Books" podcast, Public Domain Day, is now available on iTunes. Joel and Colin discuss the concept of digital ownership and whether or not we delude ourselves by thinking that such a thing exists.
Welcome to the Bellevue University guide for Legislative History. This guide will help you locate the documents needed to compile a legislative history. Resources for finding this information include library legal databases, websites, and books. Tabs are labeled according to their content. It is recommended that you read through all the information before beginning your legislative history, as some methods may work better than others, depending on the legislation being researched.
Legislative History refers to the progress of a bill through the legislative process, and to the documents that are created during that process.
Components of a legislative history, in order of importance: (http://lib.law.washington.edu/ref/fedlegishist.html)
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.