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Library hours during Thanksgiving holiday

November 18, 2014
The Benedictine University Library will be open reduced hours on Wednesday, Nov. 26 and will be closed Thursday, Nov. 27 - Saturday, Nov. 29 for the Thanksgiving holiday.

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Try-It! Illinois statewide database trial available through November

November 6, 2014
Try-It! Illinois is an annual statewide database trial. From October 1st through November 30th, Illinois residents have free access to hundreds of research databases from more than 40 vendors.

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Digital Archivist Katy Scullin joins the Library team

November 3, 2014
The Library welcomes Digital Archivist Katy Scullin, who will help develop a digital archives program for Benedictine University.

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Librarians Amy Weidner and Julie Wroblewski to present institutional repository project at ILEAD U

October 27, 2014
Benedictine University Digital Resources Librarian Amy Weidner and Archives and Special Collections Librarian Julie Wroblewski were selected to take part in ILEAD U (Illinois Librarians Explore, Apply and Discover), a...

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Kick Start Your Writing! Nov. 3, 5:00-7:00pm (Lisle Campus)

October 21, 2014

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Springfield: Panel Discussion of The Kite Runner Oct. 9, 4:30-5:30pm

October 2, 2014

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Archives Open House Oct. 9, 11:30am - 1:30pm

September 30, 2014
To celebrate American Archives Month, the Benedictine University Archives will host its second annual Open Archives: Discovering Hidden Treasures event on Oct. 9, 11:30 a.m. - 1:30 p.m. in the...

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RESOLVED: EBSCO Databases - Technical Difficulties

September 29, 2014

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Banned Books Week

September 21, 2014
Celebrate the freedom to read!

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September 17, 2014 is Constitution Day

September 15, 2014

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Take The Challenge for a Chance to Win a Prize

September 8, 2014
Attention Lisle campus students! Are you ready to take the 2014 Benedictine Library Challenge? It's fun, quick, fun, and informative, and you could win a $50 Benedictine University Bookstore gift...

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Featured eBook: Encyclopedia of American Urban History

September 5, 2014
An accurate and authoritative historical approach to the dramatic urban growth experienced in the United States during the 20th century.

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Library CLOSED Aug. 31 and Sep. 1 for Labor Day

August 27, 2014

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Login Changes for Library Resources

August 22, 2014
As of Monday, July 28 your login for library resources is changing.

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Late Opening: Library Upper Levels to Open at 1:00pm on Aug. 22

August 18, 2014
The Library upper levels on the 2nd and 3rd floors of Kindlon Hall on the Lisle Campus will open at 1:00pm on Friday, August 22.

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Featured eBook: Baker's Biographical Dictionary of Popular Musicians since 1990

August 12, 2014
This A-Z biographical reference focuses on individual artists and groups in all popular styles from 1990 to the present.

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Featured eBook: Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations

August 1, 2014
The Worldmark Encyclopedia of the Nations presents easy-to-understand information on 194 countries and dependencies from around the world.

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Featured eBook: Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America

July 17, 2014
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Food and Drink in America explores the food, cooking styles and dining traditions that are significant for Americans.

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Link Google Scholar to Library subscription resources

July 8, 2014

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Featured eBook: Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology

July 2, 2014
The Encyclopedia of Industrial and Organizational Psychology includes 400 entries that present an overview of the cross-disciplinary field of industrial and organizational psychology.

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Library closed on Friday, July 4th

June 30, 2014
The Library will be closed on Friday, July 4th.

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Featured eBook: Encyclopedia of Epidemiology

June 6, 2014
Epidemiology is the study of the frequency and determinants of morbidity and mortality in populations. Topics include data, research methods, economics, history and branches of epidemiology, genetics and populations.

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Featured eBook: Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health

May 27, 2014
The Gale Encyclopedia of Public Health is an updated, alphabetically-arranged encyclopedia with entries pertaining to important public health concerns.

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Now available: PubMed LinkOut

May 21, 2014
Your favorite government web site just got better!

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Library Closed on May 22 for Staff Development Day

May 20, 2014
The Library will be closed on May 22 for a Staff Development Day.

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Library Hours During Summer

May 9, 2014
The Library will have reduced hours during summer.

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New Popular Films on DVD

May 8, 2014
New film titles added to the Popular Film Collection.

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Featured eBook: Encyclopedia of Community

May 5, 2014
The Encyclopedia of Community: From the Village to the Virtual World provides the necessary definitions of community beyond traditional views.

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Library Hours During Finals

May 2, 2014
The University Library will be open extended hours during finals.

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Introducing... ARTstor

April 14, 2014

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Library Hours During Easter Break

April 11, 2014
Reduced hours during Easter Break.

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Featured eBook: Pollution A to Z

April 9, 2014
Pollution A to Z provides information on a variety of pollution issues, including sources of pollution; disposal; remediation; and the ethical, social and legal environment.

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JoVE: Journal of Visualized Experiments

April 7, 2014
A new electronic resource for the sciences.

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Featured eBook: Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy

April 4, 2014
The Encyclopedia of Environmental Ethics and Philosophy examines the philosophical and ethical issues underlying contemporary and historical environmental issues, policies, and debates.

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Library Faculty Author Dr. James Pelech on April 15

March 31, 2014
You are invited to interact with Dr. James Pelech, Benedictine Associate Professor of Education, at the Library’s informal “book chat” style Faculty Authors presentation, discussion, author Q&A, and refreshments.

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Featured eBook: Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History

March 21, 2014
The Oxford Encyclopedia of Women in World History is a thoughtful, thorough and accessible survey of women in world history.

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Library Hours During Spring Break

March 11, 2014
Reduced hours over Spring Break.

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RESOLVED: Technical Problem with ILLiad Email Notifications

March 10, 2014
The Library is experiencing a technical problem with its interlibrary loan service ILLiad. ILLiad is not sending out email notifications to students, faculty and staff who requested items.

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Featured eBook: Women, Science and Myth

March 10, 2014
Women, Science and Myth surveys the scientific research on gender throughout the ages. This handbook discusses the people and experiments, as well as the impact of both legitimate and illegitimate...

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Faculty Author Book Talk: Jodie Shield, MED, RDN, LDN

February 24, 2014
Adjunct faculty member Jodie Shield will share practical advice for today’s parents as well as tips for consumer writing and publishing.

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Featured eBook: Black Literature Criticism

February 21, 2014
Black Literature Criticism covers classic and emerging black writers since 1950.

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Featured eBook: The African American Almanac

February 7, 2014
Historical and current information on African-American history, society and culture can be found in more than 1,000 biographies, African-American firsts, landmarks, civil rights, literature, film, sports, law and politics entries....

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BenU Library Faculty Author Book Talk - Sarah Ware

February 4, 2014
Wednesday, February 12, from 3-4 pm in the Library 2nd floor “IdeaLounge,” author and Benedictine University adjunct faculty member, Sarah Ware, will discuss her book, Hillbilly Justice on the School...

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Lisle Library Closed Monday, Jan. 27

January 27, 2014

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World of Sports Science

January 23, 2014
Coverage includes sports science and exercise physiology, kinesiology and biomechanics.

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BenU Library Faculty Author Book Talk - Mardelle Fortier

January 16, 2014
Wednesday, January 29, from 3-4 pm in the Library 2nd floor “IdeaLounge,” will feature poet and former Benedictine University adjunct faculty member, Mardelle Fortier, and her book, White Fire, a...

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Encyclopedia of Educational Leadership & Administration

January 10, 2014

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