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In the Know @ the Bentley Library

Welcome Back! Updates & Tips for Fall 2021.

By Lisa Curtin
September 10, 2021

We are excited to welcome you back to the Bentley Library! Here are a few things we’d like you to know to help you have a successful start to the fall semester. 

Visiting the Library - Health & Safety


Fall Semester Library Hours

By Lisa Curtin
September 7, 2021

Welcome back, Falcons! Ready or not, it's time to hit the books again. The library's regular fall semester hours are:

10:00 a.m. - midnight

Monday - Thursday
7:30 a.m. - midnight

7:30 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.

10:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m.


Library Welcome Tent for New Students, Fri. Sept. 3, 2:00-4:00pm

By Lisa Curtin
September 2, 2021

Welcome, new Falcons! We are excited to meet you and want you to feel at home at the Bentley Library. We invite you to visit the Library Welcome Tent on the library quad on Friday, September 3, from 2:00-4:00 p.m. Stop by to grab a goodie bag and meet some of the staff!   


On Display: Animals and Us

By Donna Bacchiocchi
September 1, 2021

The library’s new display is all about us humans and the animals in our lives. The collection of nonfiction, fiction, and film focuses on the special relationship between humans and animals: exploring how animals affect us and what we can learn from them. Come by the library to make a new animal friend!


August's Acquisitions: New Books, Movies & Audiobooks

By Lisa Curtin
September 1, 2021

Just in time for the long holiday weekend, the new acquisitions lists have been posted! Visit the New Books & DVDs page to begin browsing the 185 new books, DVDs, and audiobooks we added to our collection in August. 


Library Closed Labor Day Weekend

By Lisa Curtin
August 30, 2021

In observance of Labor Day, the library will be closed Saturday, September 4 through Monday, September 6. We will start our regular fall semester hours at 7:30 a.m. on Tuesday, September 7. View the online calendar for complete information about building and reference hours.


Library Hours: Saturday, August 21 - Monday, September 6

By Lisa Curtin
August 18, 2021

Summer session is drawing to a close and we hope all of you get to enjoy a couple of weeks of rest and relaxation before the fall semester begins! 

The library will be closed nights and weekends while classes are not in session - Saturday, August 21 through Sunday, September 5.  We will also be closed on Monday, September 6 in observance of Labor Day. Regular semester hours will resume with the start of classes on Tuesday, September 7. 

Saturday, August 21 through Sunday, September 5


Resource of the Month: EDGAR

By Kimberly Morin
August 14, 2021

The EDGAR (Electronic Data Gathering, Analysis and Retrieval) database is an electronic filing system created by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) to increase the efficiency and accessibility of corporate filings.


New Arrivals! Books, Movies & Audiobooks Added in July

By Lisa Curtin
August 2, 2021

Taking some time off this month before the back to school rush begins? Check out a new book to enjoy while you are away! Visit the New Books & DVDs page to begin browsing the 100+ books, DVDs, and audiobooks we acquired in July. 


ProQuest Database Maintenance: Planned Outage July 24-25

By Katie Leahy
July 19, 2021

ProQuest databases will be unavailable starting at 10:00 pm (Eastern Time) on Saturday, July 24 until 8:00 am on Sunday, July 25 for scheduled maintenance.

See the announcement from ProQuest for more details.

Please visit our list of Bentley-subscribed ProQuest databases which may be impacted as part of this outage.