Benner Library is excited to announce a new resource, Boundless, an extensive collection of eBooks and audiobooks. This collection includes leisure type resources such as, popular fiction, graphic novels, Spanish materials, Young Adult selections, and even children’s books. Whether you’re an avid reader or someone who listens to audio at 2x speed, Boundless is your gateway to the best in digital content and programming.
Download the app in your preferred app store today or access Boundless through the Benner Library Website: Books and Media! For instructions, see the attached pdf or stop the Library INFO Desk.
Poster Printer Heavyweight Media Change
Due to vendor changes our heavyweight poster paper will be changing from 48LB to 46LB. The pricing will remain the same. This change will occur when we run out of the 48LB paper. We are currently on the last roll.
Author Talk - Rachel Carter
Author Talk - Before Red Fire
Join Olivet alum, Rachel Carter, as she talks about the vision for her book, shares excerpts, and answers audience questions. Books will be available to purchase and have signed. The first 30 students will receive a signed copy! Friday, February 23 at 10am. Writers Lounge, Second Floor Benner
Faculty Services APA 7 Help Journal of College Student Retention: Research, Theory & Practice Bookshelf by VitalSource
Benner Library offers a variety of printing services that are readily available to ONU students and community patrons.
The library has 4 regular printers available to patrons, which are:
Yokohama - Located on the first floor, this printer only prints in black and white.
Des Moines - Located on the first floor, this printer prints in color and black and white.
Montreal - Located in the fishbowl on the first floor, this printer prints in color and black and white.
Seoul - Located on the second floor, this printer prints in color and black and white.
New York - Located on the lower level, this printer prints in color and black and white.
In addition to being able to print from the library's computers, print jobs can also be sent via our web printing portal. Upon signing in, just follow the instructions on the page to submit a job that can be released from any of the printers listed above, or any printers that support GINGER* on campus (a list of valid printers will also be given in the portal).
Scan to Email
Benner Library printers have the option of scanning documents directly to a student email. For more information and instruction on scanning to email, ask a Benner Library employee.
The library is home to a 3D printer (Prusa i3 MK35). For more information on use of the 3D printer, please visit our 3D printing page.
Benner Library patrons also have access to a poster printer. For more information on use of the poster printer, please visit our poster printing page.
*GINGER refers to the printing queue common to many computers on campus. A print sent from one computer to "FollowMe-Student on GINGER" can be retrieved from any one of many locations on campus.
What’s new at Benner Library in Fall 2022
Escape Room: Learn about library services while you exercise teamwork and problem-solving. Cost $5 per person. Reservation required. [Lower Level]
Info Desk: Need help finding an article, the restroom, or a location in the Library? We can help! [1st-floor]
Torah Scroll: This beautiful gift to the University is functional for students of Biblical Languages and Old Testament studies. [1st-floor]
Teacher Education Center: Education students and others are invited to use teacher resources, juvenile fiction, and non-fiction in a school library-inspired setting. [1st-floor]
Maker Space: Consolidated in the Lower Level for ease of use. Payment required for some resources. Tools include:
Button maker (keychain, magnet, and mirror options)
Ellision Die cuts
Markers, colored pencils, etc.
Remember these conveniences as you plan your semester.
Study environments to meet your needs:
Ultra Quiet [3rd-floor, between elevator and quad]
Collaboration [try Religion Room on 3rd-floor, behind elevator; Fishbowl; Study Room]
Individual study tables and comfy chairs [building-wide]
24/7 access to Fishbowl: Upperclassmen, faculty, and staff can access the Fishbowl afterhours. Two computers and a printer enhance individual and group study. Freshmen are encouraged to take advantage of weekend access, when the rest of the library is closed. Use your TigerCard or mobile credentials for access through the foyer. [1st-floor]
Printing: Tiger Dollars and ONU credentials required.
Black & White (4-cents/side)
Poster printing (cost varies by paper selection)
3-D printing (cost calculated by weight)
Mobile credentials: Activate in your smartphone wallet to pay for printing (with TigerDollars) or to checkout materials at the Circulation Desk.
Study Room reservation: smaller rooms (017, 312, 313) are ideal for practicing a speech, collaboration, and more. Consider the Large Group Study Room for club or department meetings. [Lower Level & 3rd-floor]
Computer Access: Network access and University-provided software for study, projects, and quick access in individual and lab settings. [Building-wide]
Books & articles [ask for help at Info Desk]
Online: ebooks, full text articles, Interlibrary Loan for articles we don’t own
In-person: Commentaries, books, course reserve materials, and other items you can borrow
Vending machines: now maintained by Sodexho. [1st-floor]
Laminating: Large format and individual items options available at the Circulation Desk. TigerDollars, cash, and departmental codes accepted for payment. [1st-floor]