would like to welcome you to the Bellevue University
Library. We recognize that it is harder for you as an
online student to access information so we have designed
a package of services with this in mind.
Perhaps the greatest access service that we provide you
is a highly-motivated, well-trained staff dedicated to
meeting your information need with the highest level of
service possible. That staff includes five librarians
with Masters in Library Science degrees. Working in
conjunction with your professor we pledge to help you
successfully negotiate the ever-increasing amounts of
addition to our excellent staff, we have made available
to you, as a currently enrolled Bellevue University
student, a package of services to facilitate your online
study and interaction with the library. To access our
Library Home page go to
will find most of the information you need on this
site. If you have any questions or need assistance of
any kind, do not hesitate to contact us.
accessing any library resources from off campus, all
users must log into the
B.R.U.I.N. proxy server first.
access B.R.U.I.N. from home:
the library web page scroll down to the list of Internet
this list you will find a link:
* - To
access these databases from off campus - click here
for connection to B.R.U.I.N. Please have your access ID
and password ready.
access ID is your seven-digit student number. The first
time you log into B.R.U.I.N. your password will be your
birth date (mmddyyyy).
note: B.R.U.I.N is down from 2-4 am CST every morning
for a system back up. If you have any problems with
access please use the link from the main B.R.U.I.N
you are in B.R.U.I.N you will find a row of blue icons
across the top of the screen, click on the third one
from the right, “Library” to access the Library
Subscription Databases. This link will allow
you access to all of the online library databases,
including our Electronic Reference Services.
library online catalog (iLink) is available to
all users. This is a listing of all books and materials
available from the Bellevue University library. Books
can be sent to you in the mail for a $1.00 delivery
BUILD IT: This online tutorial uses a building theme
to introduce students to all the services and resources
available from the University library, as well as
guiding them through the research process. It is made
up of five modules, each focusing on a different aspect
of research, and includes interactive quizzes and
Virtual Reference Librarian VRL Plus
allows you to converse directly online with a Librarian
any hour we are open. This service allows real-time
interaction with real-time responses.
Electronic Reserve System (Eres) allows students to
access required reading materials placed on reserve by
Periodicals Holdings List A-Z: This
comprehensive list of the library’s electronic and print
titles provide a simple way to find information from
among all of the databases and journals Bellevue
University has access to.
NoodleBib: Web application that allows you to
create and edit MLS and APA style source lists (i.e. MLA
Works Cited Lists, APA Reference Lists, etc.)
Turnitin.com: Recognized worldwide as the standard
in online plagiarism prevention. You must have a class
ID number and class enrollment password from you
instructor. It instantly identifies papers containing
Internet Based Tutorials: Alcohol and Drug
Awareness, Computer Use Policies, Copyright Law for
Educators, Expectations Over the Course of a Lawsuit,
FERPA(Family Education Right to Privacy), Interviewing
Skills, Sexual Harassment, Videoconferencing Success
AICPA: Provides online access to essential AICPA
accounting and auditing resources.
Ancestry Library: “Find census, birth, marriage,
death records and more.”
Books in Print: Listing of all books currently
available in print, some with reviews. Videos are also
available within this database.
Buckmaster Annual Stockholder Reports: Online
company reports of the top 500 corporations. It is based
on the Fortune 500.
Chronicle of Higher Education: online access to
“Chronicle of Higher Education” from January 6, 1995.
Columbia International Affairs Online (CIAO):
This database contains full text publications on policy
and current affairs on international topics.
The Cochrane Library: Includes reliable evidence
from Cochrane and other systematic reviews, clinical
trials, and more.
The Conference Board: A business database
offering research, global outlook reports, and analyses
CQ Researcher: A source for in-depth, analytical
reporting on the most current and controversial issues
of the day.
Credo Reference (Formerly Xrefer) - This database
gives access to a variety of reference sources,
including encyclopedias, dictionaries, thesauri, and
books of quotations.
Ebrary Business and Economic Book Collection:
Provides access to books on business, management,
economic history and theory, global business and
economic development and business practice.
EBSCOhost – Provides access to publications on a
broad range of topics from business to health, many are
in full text. The databases include Academic Search
Premier, Business Source Complete, PsycARTICLES, and
International Security & Counter Terrorism Reference
Center. Academic Search Premier covers the areas of
social sciences, humanities, education, computer
sciences, engineering, and many more. Business Source
Complete covers nearly every area of business including
management, economics, finance, accounting,
international business, SWOT analysis, and more.
PsycARTICLES covers general psychology and specialized,
basic, applied, clinical and theoretical research.
International Security & Counter Terrorism Reference
Counter covers information on security and
eLibray: A wide variety of publications, many in
Encyclopedia Britannica: Full text encyclopedic
ERIC: A database from the Educational Resources
Information Center. It is the premier database of
journal and non-journal education literature.
Factiva: Provides company information as well as
Facts on File: Selected news articles in full
Faulkner’s Advisory for IT Studies (FAITS):
Provides full-text access to over 1,000 reports about
technology and technology companies.
First Search: An online system providing access
to over 60 databases and indexes. Items are not full
text; however, it will give you citations on your topic
and which library holds the items. Items not available
through the Bellevue University Library may be obtained
through interlibrary loan.
Gale Virtual Reference Library:
A database of encyclopedias and
specialized reference sources for multidisciplinary
GovSearch: An online resource for locating
information on government people, programs, and places
which includes federal, state, municipal and county.
Grant Select: An online resource for locating
information for grants and funding.
HeritageQuest Online: A collection of research
materials for tracing family history and American
Homeland Security Digital Library (HSDL): Provides
access to the latest on homeland security policy and
strategy related documents. Most of the documents are
from 2002 or later.
Human Resources Library: Provides access to the
latest information on statues and regulations in the
field of human resources and employee relations; updated
HW Wilson OmniFile and Biographies Plus: Full
text bios and articles.
Issues and Controversies: Presents opposing
viewpoints on over 250 current topics.
Kiplinger Business Forecasts: Information on
management and business issues.
Lexis-Nexis: Provides access to a wide range of
news, business, legal and reference information
Library of Congress Classification Web: This
database, created by the Library of Congress, allows you
to browse, access and search all of the Library of
Congress Classification Schedules and Subject headings
on the web.
Lois Law: Provides access for legal research.
Medline Plus: This database searches health
information for the consumer or professional from the
National Library of Medicine.
NetLibrary: Premier provider of electronic books.
You will need to set up an account to use this service.
Click on the create account link from the top menu bar.
Fill out all areas designated by red type.
Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center: This database
provides essays and articles on different views of
Oxford Reference Online: This database contains
over 100 dictionary, language reference, and subject
reference works published by Oxford University Press.
ProQuest Direct: One of the world's largest
collection of online magazines and journals, many in
full text and full image formats. Databases includes
ABI/Inform Global, Trade & Industry, and Dateline,
Accounting & Tax, Criminal Justice Periodicals, Career
and Technical Education, Ethnic Newswatch, Gender
Watch, Hoover’s Company Records, National Newspaper
Abstracts, ProQuest Newspapers, ProQuest Asian Business
and References, ProQuest European Business, ProQuest
Health Management, ProQuest Social Science Journals,
Psychology, Education, Computing, Research Library, and
Wall Street Journal.
Checkpoint: This database provides information and
tools for tax research and preparation including tax
laws and regulations, tax court decisions and
commentary, and tax periodicals.
Security Management Practices: Provides valuable
resources for the security executive.
Springer Business Book Collection: Provides full
text journals and books published by Springer.
Standard & Poor’s NetAdvantage: A financial
information resource with access to S & P Industry
Ulrich’s Periodical Directory: This is a
bibliographic database providing detailed,
comprehensive, and authoritative information on serials
published throughout the world.
WorldCat.org Search Box: Allows you to quickly
search for an item in a library near you.
give you ideas and appropriate resources for your area
of study, the
Library pathfinder and guides link on the web
page provides you with a list of resources to the
library’s print and electronic resources in a diverse
selection of subjects. This link also contains guides on
how to use our online resources.
More Than Books
- By clicking on the latest issue link, you will have
full-text access to the Bellevue University Library
newsletter, which contains valuable and interesting
articles on internet sites, online services, and tips
for doing research.
Library FAQ’s – A list of frequently asked questions
regarding the facility, services, and policies of the
Bellevue University Library.
Additional links found on the web page are:
Library Handbook – Information on the procedures,
policies, and services of the Bellevue University
Ask a Librarian – A direct link to ask us a
Library Staff, Hours and Phone Numbers -
Information to get you directly in touch with our
highly-motivated, well-trained staff.
Reference Services - Subject specific web sites
that you can use to cut down on unproductive surfing
Interlibrary Loan - All you do is fill out your
loan request online, and send it to us. We find the
book or journal article and get it to you. There is a
small fee charged for this service. For detailed
information contact the reference staff at
Outreach Services - Using this link, you may
request a search for article citations or research
assistance. There is a small fee charged for this
service. For detailed information contact the reference
Other Libraries - This link allows you to search
the catalog of a number of other academic libraries in
Purchase Request Form – This link allows you to
request that the library purchase a book, reference
resource, newspaper, journal, DVD, etc. by filling out
the form and submitting it electronically.
Suggestion Box Form – Let us know what you think
about library services.
Virtual Library Tour – One click takes you
inside the library’s walls for a look at daily
may reach us by phone at (402) 557-7313, e-mail:
firstname.lastname@example.org or fax: (402) 557-5427. The toll
free number is 1-800-756-7920 (dial x7314 after business
hours to get the library). As soon as we hear from you
we will immediately begin the process of meeting your
information need. If you are not contacted within
twenty-four hours, please feel free to contact Robin
Bernstein, Library Director, at (402) 557-7300 or email:
library is closed you may choose to leave a message in
voice mail or utilize the e-mail options. Please
identify yourself as an "online" student.
wish you the very best in your academic and career
endeavors. Bellevue University is the 'Information Age
University' and we look forward to helping you interact
with information in the most efficient and effective
Bellevue University Librarians