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Database of the Month: Gale EBooks

By Dominique Winn
February 17, 2021

Gale EBooks is an excellent assist for online education, especially for those working remotely. Instructors can embed content on a website or in a Blackboard site. Gale EBooks needs no special downloads or apps, making it a friendly resource for various types of device and student skill levels. There is no limit to the number of people who can view the item at one time, and users can access the book without a checkout. 


Frighteningly Good Reads

By Kimberly Morin
October 15, 2020

The Bentley Library staff created an online display that is full of chills and thrills. Including both downloadable audiobooks & ebooks, this selection helps you celebrate all things spooky.


Unwind with Free Ebooks & Audiobooks

By Kimberly Morin
October 8, 2020

Come to an OverDrive Virtual Drop-In. Bring your own beverage, snack and device to the session, we will bring the content.


Databases of the Month: eBook Collections

By Katie Leahy
August 20, 2020

This August we want to highlight our eBook collections as our Database of the Month to let you know about some of the resources that we have available that you can access anywhere. Our eBook collections contain a wide variety of materials including academic/scholarly titles, popular fiction and nonfiction books, and technical guides.

Bentley students, faculty, and staff just need their Bentley email address and password to begin accessing the resources in these collections both on and off campus.


Staff Picks: E-books & Digital Audiobooks

By Kimberly Morin
April 17, 2020
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One of the questions librarians hear a lot is, “What should I read next?” We all read book reviews but know that our best advice happens when we actually have read the book from cover to cover. ...

So Many E-books and So Little Time

By Dominique Winn
April 13, 2020
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We've been lavished with rich lists of e-books and suggestions for online reading from every corner in recent weeks--it's heavenly, and our virtual bookshelves are bursting. Who knew so many libraries had so much to offer? Where to begin?

But, we are human. Like the sayings go, "So many books, so little time" and the "eyes are bigger than the stomach."


Database of the Month: OverDrive

By Kimberly Morin
December 4, 2018
Read for Free from a Phone, Tablet or Laptop through the Bentley Library December is a great time to highlight the Library’s OverDrive Collection. ...

Learn About Downloadable Books at Our OverDrive Clinics

By Kimberly Morin
April 11, 2016
overdriveclinicHave you checked out our OverDrive collection recently?  We’ve been busy adding downloadable ebooks and audiobooks – including current bestsellers Go Set A Watchman by Harper Lee, The Widow by Fiona Barton, Smarter ...

All About Data: Big & Small

By Kimberly Morin
November 17, 2015
dataposter On display, from November 17, 2015 to January 4, 2016, at the Bentley Library is an interdisciplinary collection of books highlighting research about data. ...

Stock your iPad, Kindle & other mobile devices with OverDrive eBooks

By Lisa Curtin
December 18, 2013
Did you know that we now offer more than 1,200 downloadable eBooks and audiobooks via OverDrive?  The Bentley Library's OverDrive collection includes fiction and nonfiction bestsellers, award winners, classics and perennial favorites. ...
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