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We Have a New Website
The Bankier Library will be unveiling an updated website on September 7th. To assist with the transition, we will be keeping our old website running concurrently until October 31st. A link to the old website will be provided in the Services for Faculty section of the new site.

Intersession Library Hours
Intersession (Aug 16 – Sept 6)
Mon – Thur: 8:30am – 5:00pm
Fri: 8:30am - 4:30pm
Sat & Sun: Closed
Monday, Sept. 4 – Labor Day Holiday: Closed
Tuesday, Sept. 5 – Fall Convocation: 11:00am - 5:00pm

Library Subscriptions
Recent additions and changes to the library’s electronic resource collections:
The Wall Street Journal

ebrary ebooks platform has been upgraded to ProQuest Ebook Central

Onesource is now known as D&B Business Browser

Encyclopaedia Britannica expires on 7/31;
Humanities International Complete expires on 8/31;
Biography Reference Bank (Wilson) expires on 8/31

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Spotlight Archive

Archive - 2013

    Winter Break - Dec. 22 to Jan. 1
    The Library is closed over the break. We will reopen on Thursday, January 2nd, from 8:30am - 5:00pm.
    Enjoy your Break!
    Published: December 19, 2013

    Study Break: Dec. 16 -- 4 to 6pm - Library InfoCafe
    We'll be having hot drinks and snacks TODAY in the library InfoCafe from 4-6pm. Stop by, kick back, and enjoy some comforting food and drink.
    Published: December 16, 2013

    Therapy Dogs are Coming Back to the Library!
    Thursday, December 12th from 11:30-1:30
    Take a break from your studies, forget about finals, and hang out with a therapy dog!
    Published: December 9, 2013

    Study Break: Tues, Dec. 10 -- 4-6pm -- Library InfoCafe
    Is studying for finals bringing you down? Why not take a study break @ Bankier Library? Kick back with snacks, coffee & tea, and games/crafts.
    Published: December 6, 2013

    Student Library Advisory Council Meeting
    Join us for the next Student Library Advisory Council Meeting.
    Date: Wed., December 4; Time: 12 pm; Place: LIB215
    Free lunch! New Members Welcome!
    Published: December 3, 2013

    Finishing up a great research project? Win CASH Prizes!
    Submit your work for a chance to win the Bankier Library Research Award Contest.
    Find out more!
    Published: December 2, 2013

    Thanksgiving Recess (Nov. 28 - Dec. 1)
    The Library will be closed over Thanksgiving recess. Please plan accordingly. Happy Thanksgiving!
    Published: November 25, 2013

    The end of the semester is fast approaching. Do you need help with your research? If you don’t have time to visit the library, you can use our chat service. Librarians live chat with you no matter where you are during Reference Service hours. Did you know you can chat with a librarian through our EBSCO databases? The "Ask a Librarian" chat widget appears on the right-hand side of your search results page. You can get help in real time!
    Published: November 19, 2013

    The Bankier Library is now open from 12 – 5pm on Sundays for the rest of the semester (except December 1).
    Published: November 11, 2013

    Did you know we have access to OneSource database? OneSource includes detailed profiles of over five million U.S. and international companies. It provides access to in-depth data for more than one hundred major industries.
    Published: November 11, 2013

    Trial Subscription
    R2 Digital Library - Rittenhouse ebooks Collection is currently on trial. Try it out and let us know what you think!
    Published: November 6, 2013

    Bankier Library will be open 12 pm – 5:00 pm for the following Sundays: 11/10, 11/17, 11/24, 12/8 and 12/15. Full library services will be available.
    Published: November 1, 2013

    The following e-Resources are currently on trial. Try them out and let us know what you think!
    R2 Digital Library - Rittenhouse eBooks Collection
    Gale Virtual Reference Library eBooks Collection
    World News Digest
    Published: October 18, 2013

    Laptop Loan
    Brookdale students can borrow a laptop computer, iPad or iPad mini from Bankier Library for use anywhere on the Lincroft campus. Loan period is four (4) hours. Find out more.
    Published: October 4, 2013

    Need Help? Drop in at the New Tutoring Center in the Learning Commons, Bankier Library
    Writing and Research Assistance: Mon - Thur 10am - 2pm;
    Study Skills and College Reading Strategies: Mon, Tue, Thur: 10am - 2:00pm; Wed. 4pm - 7pm;
    Speech Preparation Assistance: Mon, Wed: 12:30pm - 4:30pm; Tue, Thur: 1pm - 5pm; Fri: 10am - 1pm
    Published: September 18, 2013

    Bankier Library System Outage
    The Library system will be unavailable due to scheduled data center migration on Friday, September 13 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Click here for details.
    Published: September 11, 2013

    Join us for the Bankier Library's 4th annual CeLIBration!
    Fun, Food and Prizes. Win an iPad Mini!
    All students welcome.
    Wednesday, Sept. 18th 11:00am - 1:30pm
    1st Floor, Info Cafe, Library
    View photos from previous events here.
    Published: September 10, 2013

    Welcome Back
    We look forward to seeing our new and returning students and faculty in the Bankier library. Many of you may have noticed the new printers. We have also upgraded LIB125 with new computers. Stop by at the Help Desk or "Ask a Librarian" if you need any assistance, borrow laptops/iPad, and use the computers. We are always open online, through our databases and eBook Collections access. Have a wonderful semester!
    Published: September 05, 2013

    Intersession Library Hours
    Aug 31 - Sept 2: Closed
    Sept 3: 11:00am to 5:00pm
    Sept 4: 8:30am to 5:00pm
    Sept 5: 7:15am to 10:00pm
    Fall Term begins!
    Published: August 29, 2013

    Library's Subscriptions
    A number of electronic resources have been added or updated starting July 1st. Here are the highlights:
    New databases:
    Issues & Controversies, OVID Nursing Community College Basic Journal Collection, and Science Online.
    Updated databases:
    STAT!Ref (we have 5 titles and MedCalc 3000 under STAT!Ref)
    Published: July 8, 2013

    We have trial access to Ovid Nursing Community College Basic Journal Collection from now through June 30.
    Published: June 8, 2013

    eBooks in the Library
    Did you know Bankier Library offers thousands of eBooks on a wide variety of subjects? If you search the Library catalog, you’ll find all the books we have, whether it is a hard-copy or an eBook. EBooks will be marked as Online. You can click on the eBook title link to begin reading the book. No special program is required, and most of our EBSCO eBooks are even downloadable!
    Published: June 3, 2013

    Through June 17th, we have trial access to Gale Digital Collection - Smithsonian and Air and Space Magazine Archive Collection.
    Published: May 30, 2013

    We currently have trial access to Ovid Nursing Community College Extended Journal Collection and ProQuest Nursing & Allied Health.
    Published: May 15, 2013

    Intersession / Summer Semester Library Hours
    May 14-17: 8:30am to 5pm; May 18-19: Closed
    Summer (May 20 - Aug 17)
    Mon - Thur: 8:15am to 9pm; Fri - 8:15am to 4:30pm; Sat - 10am to 4pm
    Published: May 13, 2013

    Win CASH Prizes!
    Submit your work from 2013 courses for a chance to win the Bankier Library Research Award Contest! Find out more!
    Published: May 8, 2013

    Credo Reference
    Credo eBooks collection continues to grow and now has over 600 titles from 80 publishers. Bankier Library users are able to search in hundreds of encyclopedias, biographies, and subject-specific titles. Check out the Credo premium collection!
    Published: May 6, 2013

    Therapy Dogs
    Feeling stressed out? We've got the solution... Bankier Library will be hosting registered therapy dogs for students to walk, pet, and play with! When: April 30th (11:30-1:30) and May 2nd (4:00 - 6:00). Come to meet and play with the dogs!
    Published: Apr. 30, 2013

    Trial Subscriptions:Science Online and National Geographic Virtual Library
    We have trial access to Science Online and National Geographic Virtual Library from now through June 28. Science is one of the world’s leading journals of original scientific research while the National Geographic Virtual Library brings together a complete archive (1888 - current) of National Geographic magazine. Click here for more information about these trials.
    Published: Apr. 19, 2013

    Student Library Advisory Council
    The Bankier Library is looking for student input on how we can improve your library experience. All current Brookdale students are welcome to participate in the Student Library Advisory Council. To find out more, come to this information session on Tuesday, April 9th at 4:30 pm in LIB 215. Food and drinks will be provided.
    Published: Apr. 2, 2013

    Need help with your writing?
    Writing Center assistance is now available in the Bankier Library! Just drop in to work with a writing consultant or to make an appointment. When: Mondays 10 am - 2 pm; Tuesdays 1 pm - 5:00 pm. Where: LIB 126.
    Published: Apr. 1, 2013

    Spring Break Hours
    Mon - Thur., 3/18 to 3/21: 7:15am – 9:00pm; Fri., 3/22: 7:15am - 5:00pm; Sat., 3/23:10:00am - 4:00pm.
    Regular hours will resume on Monday, March 25.
    Published: Mar. 13, 2013

    Need help with your research papers? If you've got a question when using EBSCO databases, chat with a librarian. The "Ask a Librarian" chat widget appears on the right-hand side of your search results page. Librarians chat with you online, no matter where you are, during the Reference Desk hours.
    Published: Mar. 7, 2013

    Working on your degree plan? Need to see what degrees or courses are available at other colleges? Use CollegeSource Online. This virtual library provides access to more than 60,000 digital college catalogs, institution profiles, transcript keys, and other critical resources.
    Published: Feb. 22, 2013

    Bankier library users now have access to the Small Business Resource Center, provided by the NJ State Library. SBRC offers users complete small business management resources via a combination of unparalleled periodicals and reference content.
    Published: Feb. 14, 2013

    Win CASH Prizes!
    Submit your work from 2012 courses by MARCH 1 for a chance to win the 2012 Bankier Library Research Award Contest! Find out more!
    Published: Feb. 7, 2013

    The following e-Resources are currently on trial. Try them out and let us know what you think!
    1. Issues & Controversies: This database explores hundreds of hot topics in politics, government, business, society, education, and popular culture.
    2. VAST: Academic Video Online is a portal to streaming video covering a wide variety of academic disciplines.
    3. Statesman's Year Book: The Statesman's Yearbook includes reliable information on all 194 countries in the world plus states and dependencies, covering key historical events, population, and much more.
    Published: Jan. 30, 2013

    Intersession Library Hours (Jan. 17 to Jan. 21)
    1/17: 10:30 am to 5 pm; 1/18: 8:30 am to 5 pm; 1/19 - 1/21: Closed. Spring semester hours resume Tue, Jan. 22.
    Published: Jan. 16, 2013

    Bankier Library System Downtime
    The Library system will be unavailable for scheduled server upgrade on Thursday, January 17 from 11:00 am to 5:00 pm. Click here for details.
    Published: Jan. 15, 2013

    Winterim Library Hours (Jan. 3 to Jan. 16)
    Mon - Thur: 7:15 am to 7 pm; Fri - 7:15 am to 5 pm; Sat - 10:00 am to 4:00 pm; Sun - Closed
    Published: Jan. 7, 2013

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