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Using Library Resources in Teaching

Learn more about using library resources in teaching including tips on incorporating streaming films, eBooks, and more!

About this Guide

Welcome to the Using Library Resources in Teaching page!

This collection of pages provides some helpful information in understanding some of the resources that the library can offer in support of teaching classes. 

  • Books, eBooks, & Audiobooks provides information about our different options for using both print and eBook material in your classroom. Includes information on the library's different eBook collections and platforms including limitations on use for various scenarios.
  • Film & Video Resources discusses utilizing both physical and streaming films from our collections in your teaching.
  • Open Educational Resources (OERs) lists various resources for locating open educational materials such as textbooks, case studies, tutorials, and more that are free and accessible to use when teaching online or in-person.
  • Some helpful tips for linking resources for students are located on Linking Content in Brightspace.

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Research Guides

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.

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