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A-Z Basics: LibraryToolbox
by Sarah Kurpiel, Mary Ocasek - Last Updated Jul 19, 2014
Learn about Benedictine Library policies and services and find answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs)
Annual Reviews
by Amy Weidner - Last Updated Jun 24, 2014
Timely collection of critical reviews written by leading scientists. Annual Reviews volumes are published each year for 40 focused disciplines within the Biomedical, Life, Physical, and Social Sciences including Economics.
APA - 6th Edition
by Mary Ocasek - Last Updated Jun 24, 2014
Your source for information about APA style rules and guidelines
Apps & Mobile Sites for Academics
by Sarah Kurpiel, Amy Weidner - Last Updated Jul 21, 2014
Research, take notes, manage tasks, make presentations and more, all from your tablet or smartphone
Art History
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Jul 6, 2014
Learn to locate and retrieve quality information for your research projects.
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BAM - Bachelors of Arts in Management
by Kent Carrico - Last Updated May 16, 2012
Bioethics
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Jul 5, 2014
An interdisciplinary guide to resources in the life sciences, the health sciences, law and politics, philosopy and religious studies.
Biology
by Mary Ocasek - Last Updated Aug 17, 2012
Your place to find biology information from the library and beyond!
Books and E-books
by Amy Weidner - Last Updated Jun 24, 2014
Locating materials in the Benedictine Library
BU-Springfield Becker Library
by Pamm Collebrusco - Last Updated Jun 24, 2014
News and notes for the Springfield campus
Business
by Kent Carrico - Last Updated Jun 24, 2014
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Catholic Links
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Nov 20, 2013
Some basic links to help you learn more about the Catholic Church
Center for Values-Driven Leadership
by Kent Carrico - Last Updated Jun 24, 2014
Library resources for students in the PhD and DBA programs for Values-Driven Leadership
CHEM 292: Research Literature
by Mary Ocasek - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
Chemistry
by Mary Ocasek - Last Updated May 11, 2012
Your source for chemistry information from the library and beyond!
Chicago Style
by Mary Ocasek - Last Updated Jun 24, 2014
Learn how to access the print and online manual and view examples of Chicago style papers, citations, and bibliographies.
Citation Guides & Style Manuals
by Mary Ocasek - Last Updated Jul 23, 2014
Citing or documenting the sources used in your research serves two purposes: it gives proper credit to the authors of the materials used, and it allows those who are reading your work to duplicate your research and locate the sources that you have listed.
Conscience Protection & Religious Freedom
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Apr 9, 2013
The freedom of conscience for which the Catholic Church and other groups are fighting is the freedom to live one's life according to one's faith, without having to compromise that very same faith.
Constitution of the United States
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Jun 27, 2014
A brief guide to the text, organization, and selected Constitutional research sources.
Copyright
by Mary Ocasek, Julie Wroblewski - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
Information on how to legally use your resources
CSE
by Mary Ocasek - Last Updated Jun 24, 2014
Council of Science Editors (CSE) is the standard citation style guide book for the natural and physical sciences Based on the 7th edition, 2006
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EBSCOHost
by Amy Weidner - Last Updated Jun 24, 2014
The EBSCOhost databases may be used to search for citations and abstracts of periodical (journal, magazine, newspaper, etc.) articles and other materials. Databases include Academic Search Premier, CINAHL, ERIC, MLA, PsychInfo and more.
EDUC 240 - Reading & Language Arts
by Kent Carrico - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
EDUC 631: Reading & Literacy
by Kent Carrico - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
Library content area for the blended MED program
Education
by Kent Carrico - Last Updated Sep 21, 2012
Library support for undergraduate students in elementary education
Environmental Science and Ecology
by Mary Ocasek - Last Updated Aug 17, 2012
Your source for ecology information from the library and beyond!
ESL Endorsement
by Kent Carrico - Last Updated Jun 24, 2014
Evaluation of Resources
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Jul 14, 2014
Use the resources in this guide to help you develop the critical evaluation skills to select the best books, journal ariticles, and web sites to support your research projects.
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Faculty Authors
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Mar 17, 2014
Books, poetry, and journal articles written by our Benedictine University faculty
Faculty Authors - Springfield
by Pamm Collebrusco - Last Updated Jun 24, 2014
Books, poetry, and journal articles written by our Benedictine University faculty
French Language & Literature
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Jul 7, 2014
Learn to locate and retrieve quality information to support your research projects.
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Genetics: Springfield
by Eric Edwards - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
This guide was prepared for Torrie Buchanan's BIOL 250 (Genetics) course.
Global Studies
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Jul 21, 2014
Government Documents
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
Information on how to locate and use federal and Illinois state documents
Government Documents - Science
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
Locate scientific research conducted by government agencies
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HEOC 705: Issues in Higher Education
by Kent Carrico - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
HEOC 715: Research Methods
by Kent Carrico - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
HEOC 725: Policy, Politics, & the Law
by Kent Carrico - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
HEOC 775: Emerging Technologies
by Kent Carrico - Last Updated Jun 24, 2014
History - Asia
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Jul 7, 2014
History - United States
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Jul 14, 2014
Learn to locate and retrieve quality information to support your research projects.
HUMN 230: Baptism of Europe
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
Designed to support your research projects in this course.
HUMN 250: Contemporary World
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Jul 10, 2014
This guide is designed to support the research projects assigned in this course.
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Illinois Documents
by Fran Gilles - Last Updated Jul 21, 2014
Information from various agencies of the State of Illinois
Information Literacy: Teaching Guide
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Jun 24, 2014
A guide to web sites and instructional materials containing information about critical thinking, information and digital literacy, and library instruction.
International Business
by Kent Carrico - Last Updated Jun 24, 2014
Locate information on countries, international trade & marketing, and more.
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JSTOR
by Amy Weidner - Last Updated Jun 24, 2014
JSTOR is database that contains scholarly articles from all different disciplines and subject areas. Much of its content is available in full-text (although full-text of recent articles may not be available for a year or more).
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Law
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Jun 28, 2014
Learn to locate and retrieve quality information to support your research projects. Learn how to locate law books, databases and research sites and find information on the Constitution, Congress, the Supreme Court and more.
Lexis-Nexis Academic
by Amy Weidner - Last Updated Jun 24, 2014
Provides access to full-text news, business, and legal publications, using a variety of flexible search options.
Library Services for Faculty and Adjuncts
by Mary Ocasek - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
Information on the many services the library can offer you as a professor at Benedictine University
Library Tour
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Jul 24, 2014
Take a virtual tour of the Benedictine Library
Literature
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Jul 23, 2014
Learn how to locate and retrieve quality information to support your research projects.
LITR 108: Springfield
by Eric Edwards - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
This guide provides information for students in sections of LITR 108 taught on the Springfield campus.
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Marriage
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Dec 6, 2013
Explore the Catholic Church's rich teaching on marriage
Master of Public Health
by Kent Carrico - Last Updated Jul 2, 2014
Mathematics
by Mary Ocasek - Last Updated Aug 17, 2012
MBA: Masters of Business Administration
by Kent Carrico - Last Updated Jul 10, 2014
Medicine
by Mary Ocasek - Last Updated Mar 20, 2012
One-stop shop for medical information and resources from the library and beyond!
MLA Style Guide
by Mary Ocasek - Last Updated Jun 24, 2014
Guidelines for creating MLA citations for articles, books, encyclopedia articles, internet sources, and more. Based on the 7th edition of the MLA Handbook.
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New Evangelization
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Apr 8, 2014
Wherever you turn, everyone seems to be talking about the New Evangelization. But what what is it exactly and how can we carry it forward? Use this guide to help you locate the resources to help answer these questions.
New Media Faculty Seminar
by Amy Weidner - Last Updated May 15, 2014
NRHL 200: Nursing Transitions
by Kent Carrico - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
NRHL 301: Family Health Nursing
by Kent Carrico - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
NRHL 510: Transforming Nursing Roles
by Kent Carrico - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
NRHL 520: Global Leadership
by Kent Carrico - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
NTSC 111: Contemporary Biology
by Mary Ocasek - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
Electronic resources for class
Nursing Research - Basic Skills
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
Learn to locate and retrieve quality information to support your research projects.
Nutrition
by Mary Ocasek - Last Updated Aug 30, 2012
How to find nutrition information at the library and beyond!
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Ph.D. in Organization Development
by Kent Carrico - Last Updated May 29, 2014
Physics
by Mary Ocasek - Last Updated May 11, 2012
Plagiarism
by Mary Ocasek, Julie Wroblewski - Last Updated Jun 24, 2014
Learn about how to prevent and detect plagiarism. Includes help in citing your sources and information on copyright and academic integrity.
Political Campaigns & Elections
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Jun 28, 2014
A guide to national and Illinois state resources
Political Science: American Government
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Jun 28, 2014
Learn how to locate and retrieve quality information to support your research projects.
Popular vs. Scholarly Resources
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
Your instructor has required that you use scholarly, peer-reviewed, academic resources for your research paper. This guide will help you to identify and locate these types of resources.
Primary Sources
by Julie Wroblewski - Last Updated Jun 24, 2014
Locate primary source materials in the Sciences, Social Sciences, and Humanities
Psychology
by Eric Edwards - Last Updated Jun 24, 2014
Learn how to locate and retrieve quality information to support your research projects.
Psychology: Springfield
by Eric Edwards - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
This library guide was prepared for Pat Giacomini's PSYC C100 sections.
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RefWorks
by Mary Ocasek - Last Updated Jun 24, 2014
Export database citations to RefWorks to generate bibliographies, footnotes, etc. into various styles - MLA, APA, CSE, and more
Religious Studies
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Jul 20, 2014
This guide will help you conduct research on topics related to religion and theology.
Research Basics
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Jul 23, 2014
A guide to the research process at the Benedictine Library
Research Specifics: Literature
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Jul 23, 2014
Use this page to guide you through the steps of the research process. These steps will help you to locate and evaluate information for your research project and to document the sources you locate.
Research Specifics: Science
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Jul 17, 2014
Use this page to guide you through the steps of the research process. These steps will help you to locate and evaluate information for your research project and to document the sources you locate.
Research Specifics: Social Science
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
Use this page to guide you through the steps of the research process. These steps will help you to locate and evaluate information for your research project and to document the sources you locate.
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Sage Premier
by Amy Weidner - Last Updated Jun 24, 2014
Search for academic journals in the fields of business, humanities, social science, science, technology, and medicine.
Science Direct
by Amy Weidner - Last Updated Jun 24, 2014
Science Direct is the world's leading source for scientific, technical, and medical full text research.
Search Techniques
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Jul 15, 2014
Techniques to help you identify, develop, and locate relevant resources on your research topic
Spanish Language and Literature
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Jul 20, 2014
Learn how to locate and retrieve quality information to support your research projects.
Speech
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
Learn how to locate and retrieve quality information to support your research projects.
Statistics Sources
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Jul 20, 2014
Locate authoratative stastical information from both print and online resources.
Streaming Video
by Amy Weidner - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
Sustainability: A Learning Community Resource
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Jul 23, 2014
This guide is designed to support learning communities who will be exploring the scientific, business, and political aspects of Sustainability.
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Theology of the Body
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Jun 22, 2012
Pope John Paul II devoted the first major teaching of his pontificate to calling everyone to an authentic understanding and living out of what it means to be created male and female in the image and likeness of God.
Topics
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Jul 15, 2014
A guide to help you select a research topic
Turabian
by Mary Ocasek - Last Updated Jun 24, 2014
This is a quick reference guide to the Turabian citation style which is used widely in literature, history, and the arts.
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Vatican II
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Dec 10, 2013
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Web of Knowledge
by Amy Weidner - Last Updated Jun 24, 2014
Web of Knowledge (formerly known as Web of Science) is today's premier research platform for information in the sciences, social sciences, arts, and humanities.
Wiley Online Library
by Amy Weidner - Last Updated Jun 24, 2014
Wiley Online Library hosts the world's broadest and deepest multidisciplinary collection of online resources covering life, health and physical sciences, social science, and the humanities.
WRIT 101: Springfield
by Eric Edwards - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
This is the library guide for sections of WRIT 101 taught on the Springfield campus.
WRIT 102: Springfield
by Eric Edwards - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
This is the library guide for the sections of WRIT 102 taught on the Springfield campus.
WRIT101/104: Person in Community - Writing Colloquium
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Jul 17, 2014
Use the links and documents posted in this guide to become acquainted with the tools and services available in the Library.
WRIT102: Literature
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
Use this page to guide you through the steps of the research process. These steps will help you to locate and evaluate information for your research project and to document the sources you locate.
WRIT102: Science
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
WRIT102: Social Science
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Apr 29, 2014
Use this page to guide you through the steps of the research process. These steps will help you to locate and evaluate information for your research project and to document the sources you locate.
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Year for Priests
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Dec 10, 2013
Pope Benedict XVI has declared a Year for Priests beginning with the Solemnity of the Sacred Heart of Jesus on June 19, 2009. The year will conclude in Rome with an international gathering of priests with the Holy Father from June 9-11, 2010.
Year of Faith
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Feb 18, 2014
October 11, 2012 - November 24, 2013. Materials to help you grow in your understanding of the Catholic faith.
Year of the Eucharist
by Joan Hopkins - Last Updated Jan 10, 2014
The Diocese of Joliet will observe a special Year of the Eucharist beginning on Holy Thursday, April 1, 2010 with the Mass of the Lord’s Supper. This celebration will conclude on June 26, 2011 – the Solemnity of the Body and Blood of the Lord.

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