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A-Z Basics: LibraryToolbox   Tags: faqs, library_policies, research  

Learn about Benedictine Library policies and services and find answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs)
Last Updated: Aug 5, 2014 URL: http://libguides.ben.edu/toolbox Print Guide RSS UpdatesEmail Alerts

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Ben U Library Toolbox

Learn about Benedictine Library policies and services and find answers to frequently asked questions (FAQs)


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Appropriate Conduct Policy (see Conduct Expectations

Archives & Special Collections

Assistive Technology

The Ben Book: Benedictine Library Basics


Borrowing (see Loan Periods)

Cell Phone Policy


Citation Guides and Manuals (APA, MLA, CSE and more)

Citation Management Software (see RefWorks)

College of DuPage / Benedictine Reciprocal Library Borrowing Agreement Policy

Conduct Expectations:

prohibited activities in the Benedictine University Library

Computer Use

Databases : browse alphabetically to view database descriptions and guides


Employment Opportunities

Fair Use

Fines and Fees

Floorplans / Maps (see Library Virtual Tour)

Food and Drink Policy

Full-Text (how to locate full-text articles when the database doesn't provide them)

Government Publications (Federal / State)

Group Study Rooms


ID (library ID#)

Interlibrary Loan

Instruction (see Library Instruction Program)

Instructional Materials Collection - IMC

Job opportunities in the library  (student / professional) 


Kindlon Climb: Game Edition 

LibGuides  (see Research Guides 

Library ID#   (see ID)

Library Instruction Program

Loan Periods: how long can you keep materials?

Log-ins (see ID)

My Account: How to register for and use your I-Share account to borrow books from other libraries, renew materials and more

New titles

News : Ben U Library News Blog
Off-campus access

Page Service: How to retrieve materials when the Lower Level is closed.

Popular Film Collection : Current feature-length films on DVD



Export database citations to RefWorks to generate bibliographies, footnotes, etc. into various styles - MLA, APA, CSE, and more

Research Basics

Research Guides:

help and research guides to help you locate information and to make the best use library materials and services

Scanning / Scanners
Staff directory

Streaming Video

Subject Guides ( see Research Guides)

Take-A-Book / Leave-A-Book
Virtual Tour of Library

Wireless connection

Writing Zone : Student Success Center




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