Library Policies

Graduate Students

LIBRARY CARD

Use  your JBU student ID card.  You may also borrow materials from 27 academic libraries in Arkansas using a free ARKLink card.  Contact Beckie Peden (x7202 or bpeden@jbu.edu) for details.

CHECKOUT PERIOD

21 days.  Renewal period is 21 days.  May be renewed twice if there is no hold on the book; renewable by phone or email:  library@jbu.edu.  A student may have up to 20 books checked out at any time.   

Document delivery:  We can mail books or articles to you from our library; you are responsible for return postage on books.

OVERDUE FINES

$.25 per day per book.  Email or phone us to renew books.

UNRETURNED MATERIALS

You will be billed for replacement of item(s), plus $10 processing fee per item.
INTERLIBRARY LOANS

Requested items will be available in 1 - 2 weeks. 

Request items in person, email Simone Schroder (simones@jbu.edu), or use the online form at the library website.  We can mail books or articles to you; you are responsible for return postage on books.

RESEARCH QUESTIONS

May be sent electronically, using the online form, or the IM  or text options at the library website.  Or, email or call Steve Paschold:  spaschold@jbu.edu; x7153.

STYLE GUIDES 

Go to “Research Help” at the library home page; select “Cite Your Sources.”

LIBRARY STUDY ROOMS

Single or group rooms are available on demand, or can be reserved; call x7202.

ONLINE RESOURCES
Available from any computer with Internet access, via http://www.jbu.edu/library; click on “Online Resources.”  When prompted, enter your JBU username and password.  If you don’t know your JBU username and password, email:  help@jbu.edu .

 

Online resources include:

EBSCO Academic Search Elite (full-text journals in all disciplines)

ProQuest Direct(full-text journals in all disciplines)

Gale Online Resources (full-text journals in all disciplines)

ABI Inform (full-text business journals)

Britannica Online

Business Source Elite (full-text business journals)

Christian Periodical Index Online

Gallup Polls

HealthSource (full-text health journals)

Hoover’s Company Records (in ProQuest)   

Legal Collection (full-text legal journals)

LexisNexis Academic (business and legal information)

MarketResearch.com (data and analysis of industries, markets, and products)

Newspaper Source (regional newspapers)

PsycInfo (psychology journal index)

WorldCat (worldwide book catalog)

Ebooks on EBSCOhost (130,000 scholarly e-books)