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Faculty Toolkit

Library Services and Resources for Bellevue University Faculty

Other Library Information

Research Projects

Library Reference Staff can assist faculty with special research projects, such as compiling peer-reviewed research for new and updated course content, creating research and course-specific LibGuides, and much more. If you would like library assistance with a research project, please contact Robin Bernstein, Senior Director, Library Services at (402) 557-7300 or by e-mail at

Linking to Library Resources

The library has created a guide detailing instructions on creating permalinks to library resources. If you would like to link to library resources in your course, please follow the instructions detailed in our linking LibGuide

For further assistance with linking to library resources, please contact Joel Hartung, Assistant Director, Library Systems at (402) 557-7317 or by e-mail at

Recommending Books with Rialto

Rialto is a platform for purchasing physical and electronic Library materials. Megan McIntosh presented a video on the process for Recommending Books with Rialto

Use this form to request Title Alerts from Rialto. Title Alerts will be sent via email and will contain new books in your relevant academic area that you may then suggest to the library for purchase.

Database Trials

Every year, the library conducts a number of databases trials. Faculty feedback is encouraged to help us develop our digital collections. To view a list of trial databases, as well as to submit feedback on a current trial database, please click here.  

Library Events Calendar

The library hosts regular workshops, webinars, and engagement events. For a full list of all upcoming library events, please visit the library events calendar

Open Educational Resources LibGuide

Reference/Instruction Librarian Lorraine Patrick has created a Libguide which showcases open collections, as well as some of the teaching and student benefits when using Open Educational Resources.  The Libguide can be found by going to  Along the top of the Libguide, there are 5 purple tabs.  The Home tab, the Introduction tab, the Key Points tab, the Open Collections tab and the Videos tab. Users can click on any of the purple tabs to navigate through the Libguide.  Once you navigate through the Libguide, you will see that there are several open collections such as OpenStax, the Open Textbook Library and the OER Commons, to name a few. We hope that you enjoy using the OER Libguide. If you have any comments or suggestions regarding the Libguide, please e-mail Lorraine Patrick at

Faculty Resources in the Digital Archives

The Bellevue University Archives are composed of materials created by and for Bellevue University and Bellevue University faculty, staff and alumni; in addition to other material of interest directly related to Bellevue University. The Bellevue University Archives are comprised of but not limited to newsletters, news clippings, books, documents, videotapes, microfilm, photographs, DVDs, and CDs. 

The Institutional Repository contains abstracts and/or digital copies of scholarly works and academic articles written by members from Bellevue University. To submit content, please visit the Institutional Repository Guidelines LibGuide

Social Media

The library is active on social media. You can find us online at the following locations: 

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