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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 - 2014

    Winter Break - Dec. 24 to Jan. 1
    The Library is closed over the break. We will reopen on Friday, January 2nd, from 8:30am - 5:00pm. Enjoy your Break!
    Published: Dec. 18, 2014

    Therapy dogs are coming back
    On Dec. 16th from 11:30am - 1:00pm, therapy dogs will be back. Stop by the Library to visit our furry friends.
    Published: Dec. 13, 2014

    Live Chat with a Librarian
    Need help with your research papers? 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. Get help in real time!
    Published: Dec. 10, 2014

    The therapy dogs event is cancelled for today
    Our therapy dogs are not going to visit the library today due to inclement weather. We're working to reschedule. However, if you do plan to come by the library today, we will have free coffee, tea, and snacks at 11:45!
    Published: Dec. 9, 2014

    Study Break (Dec. 8th) and Therapy Dogs (Dec. 9th)
    Is studying for finals bringing you down?
    Take a study break @ the Library on Dec. 8th from 4 to 6 pm. Kick back with snacks, warm drinks, games and crafts.
    On Dec. 9th from 11:45 am-1:15pm, therapy dogs will be back. Stop by the Library to visit our furry friends.
    Published: Dec. 4, 2014

    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: Dec. 1, 2014

    CollegeSource Online
    Working on your degree plan? Need to see what degrees or courses are available at other colleges? Use CollegeSource Online. This database provides access to more than 80,000 digital college catalogs, institution profiles, transcript keys, and other critical resources.
    Published: Nov. 14, 2014

    Trial: Information Plus Reference Series
    Do you know we have Information Plus Reference Series in print? From now through December 2, we are running a trial of the digital version of this popular Series. Check it out on the Gale Virtual Reference Library.
    Published: Nov. 7, 2014

    The PBS Video Collection Trial
    From today through November 20, 2014, all students, faculty, and staff will be able to access the PBS Video Collection.
    The Library arranges trial access to new resources that are under consideration for a subscription. Check it out and let us know what you think!
    Published: Oct. 21, 2014

    Need Help? Drop in at the Tutoring Center in the Learning Commons, Bankier Library
    Hours -
    Study Skills: Mon - Thurs: 10am - 2pm;
    Writing: Mon - Thurs: 10am - 2pm;
    Speech: Tue - Thurs: 10am - 2pm
    Published: Oct.14, 2014

    New ebook trial
    Bankier Library is currently offering access to ebooks from Business Expert Press and Momentum Press. Both business and engineering content are available. The trial subscription runs until October 31st. Explore this collection of ebooks and let us know what you think about it.
    Published: Sept. 30, 2014

    We have two Media scape collaborative workstations in the Library from September 22 – October 3. These workstations enable you to connect and share information seamlessly in dynamic ways. Simply connect a PUCK to your laptop/iPad and touch the number on the PUCK to display information on the monitor. Please come to have a test drive!
    Published: Sept. 22, 2014

    Laptop Loan
    Brookdale students can borrow a laptop computer, iPad mini or iPad from Bankier Library for use anywhere on the Lincroft campus. Loan period is four (4) hours. Find out more.
    Published: Sept. 17, 2014

    Bankier Library's 5th Annual CeLIBration
    Join us for the Bankier Library's 5th annual CeLIBration!
    Fun, Food and Prizes. All students welcome!
    Tuesday, Sept. 16th, 11:45am - 1pm
    1st Floor, Info Cafe, Library
    Published: Sept. 11, 2014

    Welcome Back!
    The Bankier Library would like to welcome all new and returning students to Brookdale!
    The Library was busy over the summer making changes. Many of you may have noticed the new computers - 36 of them in the Info Commons. All the computers have been upgraded to Windows 7 and Microsoft Office 2013. We also have 25 new laptops. Brookdale students can borrow a laptop from the Library for use anywhere on the Lincroft campus.
    Stop by at the Help Desk or "Ask a Librarian" if you need any assistance. We are always open online, through our databases, ebooks, and other digital collections access.
    We wish everyone a very successful academic year!
    Published: Sept. 3, 2014

    Remote Access to Licensed Library Resources
    The remote login method has recently been upgraded. Brookdale students, faculty and staff will now use their campus identifications (network ID and password) to access the Library’s databases and other electronic resources from off-campus. Click here to login.
    Published: Aug. 27, 2014

    Intersession Library Hours
    Intersession (Aug 17 – Sept 3)
    Mon - Fri: 8:30am - 5:00pm, Sat & Sun: Closed;
    Sept 1: Closed;
    Sept 2: 11:30am - 5:00pm;
    Sept 3: 8:30am - 5:00pm;
    Sept 4: 7:15am to 10:00pm.
    Fall Term begins!
    Published: Aug. 13, 2014

    Library's Subscriptions
    A number of electronic resources will be added or discontinued starting July 1st. Here are the highlights:
    New databases:
    Health Sources: Nursing/ Academic edition (Ebsco); Legal Information Reference Center (Ebsco);
    Small Business Reference Center (Ebsco)
    Discontinued databases:
    Biography Collection Complete; Health Reference Center Academic;
    Health Source: Consumer Edition; Health & Wellness Resource Center; Small Business Resource Center
    Published: June 30, 2014

    Manual of Clinical Microbiology
    Learning Python with Raspberry Pi
    Weed Land : Inside America's Marijuana Epicenter and How Pot Went Legit
    Did you know new eBooks are added to our collections every month? Bankier Library offers thousands of eBooks on a wide variety of subjects. Click here to view our eReference/eBook Collections.
    Published: June 13, 2014

    Trial Subscriptions
    We have temporary access to the following resources until June 26:
    Nature, Scientific American & Scientific American Mind
    The Library arranges trial access to new resources that are under consideration for a subscription. We appreciate your feedback.
    Published: May 27, 2014

    Intersession / Summer Library Hours
    May 14-16: 8:30am to 5pm; May 17-18: Closed
    Summer (May 19 - Aug 15)
    Mon - Thur: 8:15am to 9pm; Fri - 8:15am to 4:30pm; Sat - 10am to 4pm
    The Library will be Closed on Memorial Day, Monday, May 26th.
    Published: May 13, 2014

    Win CASH Prizes!
    Submit your work from 2014 courses for a chance to win the Bankier Library Research Award Contest! Find out more!
    Published: May 12, 2014

    Therapy Dogs are Coming Back
    Thursday, May 8th from 11:45-1:15
    PAWS & RELAX at the library during anti-stress week!
    Published: May 1, 2014

    Questions? Chat with a Librarian
    Need help with your research? Do you know librarians live chat with you during Reference Services hours? You can even chat with a librarian through our EBSCO databases. The "Ask a Librarian" chat widget appears on the right-hand side of your EBSCO search results page. Get help in real time!
    Published: April 21, 2014

    National Library Week (April 13 - 19, 2014)
    In celebration of National Library Week, Oxford University Press (OUP) will offer free access to all of their online products, excluding journals, for a week. Visit the OUP website from April 13 to 19 to explore the resources. Simply use the following credentials to login: Username libraryweek and Password libraryweek.
    Published: April 11, 2014

    Very Short Introductions
    Great news! We now have full access to the Very Short Introductions Online. This collection offers concise introductions to a diverse range of subject areas. It is the perfect way to get ahead in a new subject quickly.
    Published: April 1, 2014

    Study Space
    Looking for study space? Come to the second floor of the Bankier Library. There are three new Group Study Rooms (LIB246-248). We have also replaced some of our print journals and microfilms with digital collections to create a large study area with additional tables/chairs.
    Published: March 24, 2014

    Spring Break Hours
    Mon - Thur. 3/17 to 3/20: 7:15am – 9:00pm
    Fri. 3/21: 7:15am - 5:00pm
    Sat. 3/22:10:00am - 4:00pm
    Regular hours will resume on Monday, March 24.
    Published: March 14, 2014

    Tutoring Center in the Library
    Tutors from Reading, Writing and Speech are here to help you with your assignments in those areas. No appointments necessary. Here are their hours:
    Mon, Tue, Thur: 10am - 2pm; Wed: 4pm - 7pm
    Mon to Thur: 10am - 2pm;
    Mon, Wed: 12:30pm - 4:30pm; Tue, Thur: 1pm - 5pm; Fri: 10am - 1pm
    Published: March 7, 2014

    Safeguarding your Personal Belongings
    Do not leave personal belongings unattended while in the library (even for a short trip to the vending machine). Thefts of laptops, cell phones, purses, backpacks, and other valuables do occur. If you see suspicious activity while you are in the library, please notify a library staff member and/or campus police.
    Published: Feb. 21, 2014

    We have temporary access to the following resources. The Library arranges trial access to new resources that are under consideration for a subscription. Let us know what your think.
    - Very Short Introductions Online
    - Britannica ImageQuest
    - Merriam-Webster’s Unabridged
    Published: Feb. 6, 2014

    Do you know we have a Bankier Library Mobile? You can access Library resources from anywhere at your convenience. You can browse Bankier Library's catalog, search databases, download articles, chat with a librarian, and much more...
    Published: Jan. 29, 2014

    All Brookdale Locations Closed Wednesday, 1/22/14
    Published: Jan. 22, 2014

    Intersession Library Hours (Jan. 18 to Jan. 21)
    Jan. 18 - 20: Library closed;
    Jan. 21: 11:30 am to 5 pm.
    Spring semester hours resume Wed, Jan. 22nd.
    Published: Jan. 16, 2014

    LexisNexis Academic Has a New Interface
    A new sleek and simple interface of LexisNexis Academic was released on December 23rd. It provides a single-search box experience, streamlined navigation and improved options for advanced searches. For assistance using the new interface, "Ask a Librarian".
    Click here to watch a YouTube video: Introduction to LexisNexis Academic.
    Published: Jan. 7, 2014

    Winterim Library Hours (Jan. 6 to Jan. 17)
    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. 2, 2014

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