Banned Books Week is September 22-28. This annual event celebrates our freedom to read. The library will host a series of events throughout the week as well as displays in the library. More details here..
Introducing a new series.of LibGuides dealing with hotly discussed topics in the news The first, Hot Topics:Climate Change, is now available. Watch for others this year.
The library now had day passes for Fontenelle Forest available for checkout. Passes are checked out for a week but can only be used once on the designated day., and include all of the benefits and discounts of a household (family) membership, including 10% off in the gift shop.
Passes are also available for Lauritzen Gardens and the Durham Museum. The .Lauritzen..Gardens pass is also a family pass good for one visit, during the 7 day check out period, while the Durham offers an individual pass good for one person and one visit within a 7 day period. You can also pick up your free Do Space card at the library. Contact the library for more information.
Did you know the library now has board games and puzzles? You can check out a board game for one week. Bring in a jigsaw puzzle in good condition with no missing pieces and trade it for one of ours with a similar amount of pieces. Games and puzzles are displayed on a shelf next to our other display shelves near the front of the library.
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 upcoming sessions..
Welcome to the Bellevue University guide for web technologies. This guide provides a good starting point for students in this program and will emphasize resources related to the design and development of web applications. 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.
You will be prompted for your Bellevue University login when accessing the library resources from off campus.
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.