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ProQuest Ebook Central: Planned Outage Saturday, June 26

By Lisa Curtin
June 22, 2021

ProQuest has announced a planned maintenance window for the Ebook Central platform on Saturday, June 26. Ebook Central will be offline and ebooks will be unavailable from 10:00 a.m. (Eastern Time) until 6:00 p.m. on June 26.

Please consider downloading books or chapters in advance of the outage. If you have questions or need assistance please contact the Reference Desk.

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RSM Art Gallery Exhibit: Black @ Bentley ~ Shared Stories

By Lisa Curtin
June 21, 2021

The RSM Art Gallery announces an exhibit in words of the experiences of black and brown students at Bentley. In the summer of 2020, Bentley alumni created an Instagram account to share their outrage and grief over the systemic racism that exists on campus – both in and out of the classroom.

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Bentley Library Top 10 Most Popular Books, DVDs & Audiobooks of 2020/21

By Lisa Curtin
June 10, 2021
It's time for the 12th annual Bentley Library Top 10! 

At the end of each academic year we run a report to tabulate the library’s most popular books, audiobooks, DVDs, and OverDrive downloadable e-books and audiobooks based on the number of times they have been borrowed (excluding items placed on reserve for a class).

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June is Audiobook Month!

By Kimberly Morin
June 7, 2021

The summer is a great time to experience audiobooks whether you are just outside for a stroll or taking a road trip. Check out one of the Library's Audio CDs or take a look at the newest additions available as downloadable content from OverDrive/Libby.

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New Books, Movies & Audiobooks Added in May

By Lisa Curtin
June 2, 2021

The new acquisitions lists for May have been posted! Go to the New Books & DVDs page to begin browsing the 150+ new books, DVDs, and audiobooks added to the collection last month.

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Library Staff Picks

By Kimberly Morin
May 25, 2021

Looking for something new? Your library staff has some advice.

Whether you like fiction or nonfiction, no matter what format appeals to you (print, ebook or audio), your library has something for you.

Fiction An American Marriage: A Novel by Tayari Jones

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Memorial Day Holiday Closure: May 29-31

By Lisa Curtin
May 24, 2021

In observance of the Memorial Day holiday, the library will be closed Saturday, May 29 through Monday, May 31. We will resume regular summer hours at 8:00 a.m. on Tuesday, June 1. View the online calendar for complete information about building and virtual reference hours.

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New Database: MRI-Simmons Insights

By Lisa Curtin
May 17, 2021

The library is very pleased to announce the addition of MRI-Simmons Insights to our collection of marketing and consumer research databases. MRI-Simmons Insights is replacing Mediamark University Reporter, which will be deactivated at the end of June.  

What is MRI-Simmons Insights?

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Summer Session Hours, Resources & Services

By Lisa Curtin
May 13, 2021

Are you ready for summer session? We are! Not much changes at the Bentley Library during the summer; library staff continue to provide services and resources both in-person and online. Here’s what we have planned for this summer:

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April's Arrivals! New Books, Audiobooks & Movies

By Lisa Curtin
May 5, 2021

Are you looking for something fun to read, watch, or listen to now that spring classes have ended? The New Books & DVDs lists are a great place to begin your search!

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