Library News

Research Guides intermittently unavailable July 8-13

July 1, 2015
Due to a scheduled update, the Research Guides will be intermittently unavailable starting 9:00am on Wednesday, July 8. We expect the Research Guides to be restored to full functionality by...

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Library closed July 3

June 29, 2015
The library will be closed on Friday, July 3rd in observance of the Independence Day holiday.

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Library catalog unavailable June 12-15

June 5, 2015
Due to scheduled upgrades, the I-Share catalog will be unavailable starting at 5:00pm Friday, June 12. The catalog is expected to be back up on Monday, June 15.

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Library hours during summer

May 8, 2015
The Benedictine University Library will be open reduced hours from May 9 through August 30.

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Extended Library hours during finals week, May 3-7

April 22, 2015
All levels of the Benedictine University Library on the Lisle campus will be open until midnight during finals week, Sunday, May 3 through Thursday, May 7.

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Book sale in the Library (Lower Level)

April 20, 2015
Visit our continuous book sale, located in the Library (Lower Level) across from the Circulation Desk.

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Library Instagram Contest 2015: And the winners are...

April 16, 2015

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National Library Week April 12-18

April 13, 2015
The Benedictine University Library will celebrate National Library Week from April 12th – April 18th.

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Food for Fines April 13-17

April 2, 2015
During National Library Week, April 13-17, reduce your Benedictine University Library fines by donating canned goods and other non-perishable food items. Here’s how it works:

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Library hours during Easter holiday

March 30, 2015
The Benedictine University Library on the Lisle and Springfield campuses will be open reduced hours during the Easter holiday.

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Library welcomes new Circulation Manager

March 25, 2015
The Benedictine University Library is pleased to introduce the newest addition to our team: Circulation Manager Michael Diakoumis.

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Library hours during Spring Break

March 12, 2015
The Benedictine University Library on the Lisle and Springfield campuses will be open reduced hours during Spring Break.

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Scheduled EBSCO maintenance on Saturday, March 14

March 11, 2015

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Archivist Julie Wroblewski receives 2015 Founders’ Day Award for responsible stewardship

March 9, 2015
Archives and Special Collections Librarian Julie Wroblewski received the 2015 Benedictine University Founders’ Day Award at this year’s annual Founders’ Day celebration held on Friday, March 6.

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Library now available on the new BenU mobile app

February 24, 2015
The Library section of the new Benedictine University mobile app includes links to popular library services and resources, including contact information, hours, frequently-used databases, the online catalog, and research help...

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Enter Library Instagram Contest, win $25 gift card

February 9, 2015
Three winners will each receive a $25 Barnes & Noble gift card. The contest will run from 12:01 a.m. on February 10, 2015 until 11:59 p.m. on April 10, 2015.

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New display case highlights treasures from the University Archives

January 27, 2015
Notice something new in the Lisle campus library’s 2nd floor entrance? Just inside our doors is a new display case that will highlight some of the oldest, rarest, and most...

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Use the Library Research Project Calculator to manage your papers

January 19, 2015
Are you always struggling to get your papers done before they are due? The library has an aid for helping you budget your time for writing each paper and sending...

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Library updates its Mission and Vision

January 15, 2015
The Benedictine Library has updated its mission to reflect our expanded online offerings.

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New content added to Faculty & Instructor section of Library website

January 12, 2015

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