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The following services will be unavailable:
Last Update: March 16, 2020, 4:45 pm EDT
Bentley Library electronic resources are available 24/7 to all Bentley students, faculty and staff whether you are on or off campus.
Your Bentley email address and network password will grant you access to our databases, electronic journals, streaming films, and ebook collections.
|Reference & Research Help|
|You can get research help from a librarian in the following ways - no appointment needed!|
|Live Chat||Chat with a Reference Librarian|
|Research Help Hours (Summer 2020)|
|Sunday||2:00 pm - 7:00 pm|
|Monday - Thursday||8:30 am - 7:00 pm|
|Friday||8:30 am - 4:00 pm|
|All Hours are in Eastern Time|
Last Update: May 14, 2020, 4:00 pm EDT
Research Consultations: Research Help by Appointment
Research Consultations are scheduled one-on-one meetings with a reference librarian. You can also schedule these consultations for a small group. Consultations usually last 30 minutes and take place during Reference Librarian Hours as listed above. 48 hours advanced notice required.
Research Guides are resources created by Bentley Librarians to guide you through research. These guides will contain a map of best bet resources of where to find information and search tips to make the research process easier. A research guide may include a list of relevant databases to search in, suggested search terms, recommended book titles, lists of websites, and more. Browse our list of Research Guides to see if one has been created for your class, a subject area, or a topic you are researching.
Frequently Asked Questions
Bentley Librarians keep a database of some of the most Frequently Asked Questions (and answers!) by the Bentley Community. Browse our FAQs to see if your question has already been answered!
Check out this list of the various learning labs on campus including the Trading Room, ACELAB, CMT, and CLIC Lab for service hours and contact information:
Interlibrary Loan (ILL) relies on the cooperation of libraries around the world to share information and materials. Due to the Coronavirus, service at many libraries may be impacted. The statewide delivery system has been suspended until further notice. As such, Interlibrary Loan service may be limited and there may be delays in delivery of items.
Bentley students, faculty, and staff may continue to place Interlibrary Loan requests for articles and book chapters and we will do our best to fulfill those requests.
Please contact the Interlibrary Loan department via email (firstname.lastname@example.org) with any questions.
Last Update: March 17, 2020, 9:20 am EDT
Research Instruction Sessions
If you have any questions about a scheduled research instruction session please contact the librarian who is meeting with your class or Matt Van Sleet, Research Instruction Coordinator.
If you’d like to schedule a new session, please fill out the research instruction request form.
Purchasing and processing of materials may be impacted due to changes in operations both at Bentley and with our vendors. Please reach out to your department's Library Liaison with purchase requests as usual. If you have inquiries about streaming films, please contact Matt Van Sleet.
Faculty can continue to request book chapters, selections, or articles from our physical collection be added to their blackboard site by visiting (http://library.bentley.edu/services/faculty.asp#faculty/course_reserves.html). We will be relaxing our copyright policy due to the exceptional circumstances we face. While we have staff working in the library, we will scan and post what we can. Please request your highest priority material first.
Due to the sudden transition for many educational institutions to an online-only format, various vendors and publishers have temporarily expanded access to their online content. We have put together a list of some of the resources we have learned are offering this access.
If you are looking for an electronic version of your course textbook please check with your professor to see if they have already arranged access. You can also use the special e-book access link on the Bentley University Bookstore's website to search for your textbook: https://bentley.bncollege.com/shop/bentley/home.
Temporary Access to SAGE Collections - available until June 21, 2020
If you are looking for an electronic version of your course textbook please check with your professor to see if they have already arranged access. You can also use the special e-book access link on the Bentley University Bookstore's website to search for your textbook: https://bentley.bncollege.com/shop/bentley/home. If you don't find what you need there, check the free e-book options listed below. Contact us if you need assistance.