Benedictine University Library

Where is the Library?

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Lisle Campus The Library is located in Joseph & Bess Kindlon Hall of Learning (5700 College Road, Lisle, IL 60532). Lower Level contains physical materials (books, DVDs, etc.), study rooms, a ...... ... read more


Where can I print? How much does it cost? Can I print double-sided (duplex)? Can I print in color?

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Lisle Campus There are two printers on the 3rd floor of Kindlon and one printer on the Lower Level. Black and white printing is free for Benedictine University students, faculty and staff. For public ...... ... read more


How do I log in?

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Access Databases, eBooks, eReserves, Streaming Videos and ILLiad Log in using your BU Login, which is the same username and password that you use to access MyBenU. Note for Engage users: Your Engage ...... ... read more


How do I request items from other libraries (interlibrary loan)?

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If a book or article that you need is not available from the BenU Library, you can request it through interlibrary loan. Books Use I-Share to find and request items from over 80 libraries across ...... ... read more


How do I check out and return physical materials?

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Lisle Campus Check out physical materials at the Circulation Desk (Kindlon Lower Level). You will need your BenCard. Return materials at the Circulation Desk or in the book drop located near the ...... ... read more


Can a librarian help me when the Library is closed?

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Sunday through Thursday during the academic year, a librarian is available on chat until midnight (CST). When the “Chat with a Librarian” button on the Library homepage is green, that means a ......


Where can I find statistics and government documents?

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Explore the following online resources: Statistics Sources Research Guide Government Documents Research Guide Government Documents - Science Research Guide You can also ask a librarian for ......


Can I eat, drink or use my cell phone in the Library?

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Lisle Campus Food and beverages are allowed in the Library as long as these guidelines are followed: All beverages must be in containers with secure lids or caps. Personal servings of snack foods ...... ... read more


How do I know if my resource (book, article, video, etc.) is scholarly?

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Explore our Popular vs. Scholarly Research Guide. You can also ask a librarian for assistance. ...


Where can I find books, eBooks, DVDs and streaming videos?

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You can search our entire collection of books, eBooks, DVDs and streaming videos in the BenU Library Catalog. eBook and streaming video records in the catalog contain a persistent link to the online ...... ... read more


How do I find primary source materials?

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Explore the Primary Sources Research Guide. You can also ask a librarian for assistance. ...


Do you edit papers?

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Lisle Campus For one-on-one writing help, visit the Writing Zone. Also, all students are welcome to contact Writing Learning Specialist Anne Marie Smith at axsmith@ben.edu for writing ...... ... read more


How do I cite my sources?

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Ask your professor which citation style he or she would like you to use (MLA, APA, AMA, CSE, or Chicago Style). Then, see our Citation Guides & Style Manuals Research Guide or ask a librarian for ......


Do you have study rooms?

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Lisle Campus Yes. The Library has four Group Study Rooms: one on Kindlon 2nd Floor, and three on Kindlon Lower Level. 2nd Floor Group Study Room - No reservations. Available on a first-come, ...... ... read more


Can I borrow textbooks?

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Lisle Campus The Library does not collect current textbooks. Some donated current textbooks are held on reserve at the Circulation Desk (Kindlon Lower Level), but the selection is limited. Some ...... ... read more


How do I get started with my research?

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You can ask a librarian for assistance at any stage of the research process. Also, explore the following online resources: Research Basics Research Guide Research Specifics: Literature Research ...... ... read more


Where can I find the Library's hours?

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See our Hours page....


What is the "Find Full Text" button for?

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Some databases offer full-text articles, some offer citations only. If an article you want to read is not available in full text, click the Find Full Text button to see if the full text is available ......


Are there computers in the Library that I can use?

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Lisle Campus Yes. The majority of the Library’s computers are located in Kindlon 3rd Floor. You can also use the computers in the Library's two computer labs--Kindlon 030 and Kindlon 232--unless the ...... ... read more


How long can I borrow materials?

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Books & Media (some exceptions) Undergraduate – 4 weeks Graduate – 16 weeks Faculty & Staff – 16 weeks Instructional Materials Collection (IMC) Materials – 2 weeks Popular DVDs – 7 days For more ......


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