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BenU Mesa: To Our First Generation College Students: Learn About the Mesa Library

Learn About the Benedictine Library Resources and Services

The BenU  Mesa Library brings you all of the resources of the Lisle Library, which will allow you to 

  • Access to over 100  academic databases  
    • Download full-text articles immediately
    • Request digital copies of articles which will be delivered to your account after they have cleared the copyright process
    • Investigate  topics for research
    •  Peruse the contents of specific issues of Journals
  • Access hundreds of thousands of ebooks for study or pleasure
  • Borrow physical books from any of the 89 IShare libraries in Illinois - If you have the time to wait a week or so
  • Consult with Library subject specialists
  • Benefit from the Research guides prepared specifically for Ben U courses.

In addition, the Mesa campus library has a small but growing collection of print resources that have not yet been added to the Library's Online Catalog.   There are many biographies, novels and books on spirituality that you can locate by searching this database

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Kindlon Hall
5700 College Rd.
Lisle, IL 60532
(630) 829-6050


Gillett Hall
225 E. Main St.
Mesa, AZ 85201
(480) 878-7514