The summer library hours remain the same as usual: Monday - Friday 7:30am - 10:30 pm, Saturday 8:00 - 5:00 and Sunday 10:00 - 7:00. We will be closed on July 4.
Episode 36 of the library More Than Books podcast is now available. Listen to Joel and Colin discuss Open Access. Available 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 to register for the May 21 session.
Welcome to the Bellevue University guide on Gun Control. This is a good starting point for general research in this area. The areas covered by the sampling of resources include gun control, violent crimes and deaths, the National Rifle Association and arms transfers, as well as firearms ownership, law and legislation. Resources include reference selections from the BU library, database resources, and Internet links. Each book title links directly to the library Catalog. Database recommendations link directly to specific databases and Internet links cover various aspects of this topic.
If you need further assistance, please contact the Bellevue University Library Reference Staff
BELLEVUE UNIVERSITY INFORMATION LITERACY DEVELOPMENT
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.
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.