Skip to main content

Library

reserves

Downtime Alert! Catalog & Circulation Systems Offline January 3

By Lisa Curtin
January 2, 2019


Resolved 01/03/19 at 4:30pm: All library systems are now back online. Please let us know if you experience any problems. Thank you!


Update 01/03/19 at 3:30pm: We've run into a problem with this morning's migration. Access to the catalog is currently unavailable. We will continue to post updates here. We apologize for the inconvenience and appreciate your patience!

...

Downtime Alert! Circulation & Catalog Systems Offline Fri. 11/9, 4-8am

By Lisa Curtin
November 8, 2018

Due to a necessary software upgrade, the library's catalog, Encore, Interlibrary Loan, reserves, and circulation systems will be unavailable on Friday, November 9th, between 4:00am-8:00am. You may still access our databases, ebooks, and streaming films during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes. Please contact the Reference Desk at refdesk@bentley.edu or 781.891.2300 if you have any questions.

...

Downtime Alert! Circulation & Catalog Systems Offline Fri. 10/19, 4-8am

By Lisa Curtin
October 17, 2018
The upgrade that was initiated on Monday is scheduled to be completed this Friday, October 19, between 4:00 a.m. and 8:00 a.m. During this time the library's catalog, Encore, Interlibrary Loan, reserves, and circulation systems will be unavailable. ...

Downtime Alert! Circulation & Catalog Systems Offline Mon. 10/15, 4-8am

By Lisa Curtin
October 12, 2018

Due to a necessary software upgrade, the library's catalog, Encore, Interlibrary Loan, reserves, and circulation systems will be unavailable on Monday, October 15, between 4:00am - 8:00am. You may still access our databases, ebooks, and streaming films during this time. We apologize for any inconvenience this causes. Please contact the Reference Desk at refdesk@bentley.edu or 781.891.2300 if you have any questions.

...

FAQ: Does the library have textbooks?

By Lisa Curtin
August 30, 2016

books-42932_1280One of the library's most frequently asked questions is if we have course textbooks. The answer is "maybe". Although the Bentley Library does not purchase textbooks, it is worth checking to see if (1) your professor put a copy of the textbook on reserve or (2) your textbook happens to be in the library's regular book collection.

...

Everything You've Always Wanted to Know About Electronic Textbooks But Were Afraid to Ask

By Katy Aronoff
August 24, 2011

Recently we’ve gotten some questions in the Library about electronic textbooks, so we’re keeping an eye on developments in this evolving market. A recent survey suggests that 75 percent of college students still prefer print textbooks, while 12 percent prefer electronic versions. Regardless of the format you prefer, here’s what you should know about e-textbooks as you prepare for the start of the 2011-2012 school year.

Be prepared to do some research and legwork to find what you need.

...

The Fall Semester is Coming – Submit Your Course Reserve Requests Now!

By Matthew Van Sleet
August 24, 2011

The Library is currently accepting faculty requests for course reserves, both print and electronic. As soon as you have completed your syllabus, please stop by the Library Services Desk with your material and we will place items on physical reserve or post course material to Blackboard.  As an added convenience, we are pleased to announce the launch our new online request form.  And in the coming months, be on the lookout for new features and services, all designed to improve the reserves service the library provides to faculty year-round.

...
Subscribe to reserves