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Planned Outage: Library Website Offline Wed. 3/3, 7:00-7:30 a.m. ET

By Lisa Curtin
March 2, 2021

The library's website, library.bentley.edu, will be offline for an important server update on Wednesday, March 3, from 7:00-7:30 a.m. ET.  We apologize for the inconvenience. If you have questions or need assistance please contact the Reference Desk at refdesk@bentley.edu.

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Check out February's New Arrivals!

By Lisa Curtin
March 1, 2021

We added more than 200 new items to the library last month! Visit the New Books & DVDs page to browse our most recent book, audiobook, DVD, and e-book arrivals. ...

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. 

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Celebrating Black History Month

By Anne Jorgensen
February 9, 2021

Bentley Library is proud to celebrate Black History Month!  This month, we are highlighting books, audiobooks, and films that honor Black Voices and Black Stories. Whether ebooks or print books, streaming films or DVDs, or digital audiobooks or CDs we have the resources to help inspire and educate you.

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Online Display: Best Books of 2020

By Lisa Curtin
February 4, 2021

We're celebrating the best of 2020 - best books, that is! This year's display features more than 190 titles that appeared on 17 year-end best books lists.* Visit the Best Books of 2020 display website to browse by category (fiction or nonfiction) and format (print or electronic). From the display website you can view a book's current availability and/or place holds.

Curious to know about the "best of the best"? There were 20 books that appeared on five or more lists:

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New Arrivals! Books, E-Books, Audiobooks & Films

By Lisa Curtin
February 3, 2021

Check out the 111 new titles we added in December and January! Visit the New Books & DVDs page to browse our most recent book, audiobook, DVD, and e-book arrivals.

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Delayed Opening: Tuesday, February 2 at noon

By Lisa Curtin
February 2, 2021

Due to the inclement weather, the Library will open at noon on Tuesday, February 2.

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Monday, February 1: Storm Closing

By Lisa Curtin
February 1, 2021

Due to the snowstorm that is impacting our area today we will be postponing our planned building reopening until tomorrow, Tuesday February 2nd. Currently we plan to open at 7:30am on February 2, but please check back here, our website, or social media for any weather-related updates.

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Library Opens February 2. What to Know Before You Go!

By Lisa Curtin
January 31, 2021

Updated February 1 at 7:00 a.m.

We are excited to re-open our doors for Spring 2021! Any member of the Bentley community who is enrolled in the University’s COVID-19 testing program is welcome to visit the library starting Monday, February 1, 2021 Tuesday, February 2, 2021. Please be prepared to show your Bentley ID and display a current COVID testing program wristband to enter.

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Are You Subscribed? Get Free Online Access to NYTimes, WSJ & FT!

By Lisa Curtin
January 31, 2021

Did you know that the library provides free online access to The New York Times, The Wall Street Journal and Financial Times for current Bentley students, staff and faculty? Sign up for your subscriptions today!

Registration links, renewal information, and key features:

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