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.
Purdue OWL offers over 200 free resources related to writing.
Covers the writing process for general,academic, and assignment writing, and includes writing mechanics, punctuation, and grammar.
Subject Specific Writing
This area provides resources on technical writing, writing in literature, social sciences, and engineering, as well as medical writing, journalistic writing, and creative writing.
Welcome to the Bellevue University guide for MSM601-605. This guide provides a good starting point for general research on this topic. Resources include print and electronic books, subscription databases, and 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. Database recommendations link directly to the specific database. Recommended websites cover various aspects of the topic.
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Here are some other helpful guides related to reading comprehension, writing and math.
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 interacctive 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 Fours: 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 notetaking, revising, and formatting.