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Bellarmine Campus

A guide to library resources for the Bellarmine Campus of Fairfield University.

Welcome to the Fairfield University Bellarmine Campus Research Guide!

This guide will introduce you to resources that are available to you, if at any point you are not sure where to find information, you can always contact me or use our Ask a Librarian chat.

Getting Started

Not sure where to start your research? The interdisciplinary databases are good places to search for information on any topic, and have lots of full-text material available. 

Chat with Librarians

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Bellarmine Campus Library

GROUP STUDY ROOMS

Group Study Rooms available for students to use. To reserve a room, you can use our online Group Study Reservation System.  

The Mathematics Center is located in the Academic Commons on the main floor of the DiMenna-Nyselius Library, NYS 217, and it is a place where Fairfield University students can get free tutoring for their first-year core math classes (Precalculus, Calculus, Statistics).  We offer drop-in tutoring and one-on-one tutoring appointments.

Please reach out to the tutoring center to make an appointment.  Log in now to make an appointment!

Please note that the Math Center will be closed for university holidays or inclement weather.  There may be times when tutors need to cancel their shifts.   ❄️

Schedule an appointment online!

The Writing Center is located on the main floor of the DiMenna-Nyselius Library. To see current hours and availability please schedule an appointment

Students may also schedule remote virtual appointments. In order to make these appointments more successful, students can upload their project file when making an appointment. We recommend uploading documents in .docx format. Students may also consider converting their project to or composing their project in Google Docs/Sheets/Slides as appropriate. Students will then be able to share their project by copying a link into the online tutorial session chat box.

Appointments

For Online Appointments

  1. Join five minutes before the appointment tim, log into WCOnline
  2. Click on scheduled appointment
  3. Click the “Start or Join Online consultation” link on the appointment window
  4. You may be prompted to allow WCOnline to access your camera and microphone. If so, please allow access in order to conduct your video conference with your tutor.

At the Writing Center, a trained peer tutor will work individually with students on anything they are writing, at any point in the writing process. Some tutors may also be able to work with students for whom English is a second language so that the Writing Center can provide assistance for all Fairfield writers. The tutoring conference aims to be collaborative; peer tutors do not write, proofread, or grade papers for students without the direct input of the students they are tutoring. This gives students the opportunity to develop and grow as writers in ways that can be applied to their work both in and outside of school.

Established through the generosity of Fairfield alumni Scott and Susan Fredrickson ’82, the Fredrickson Family Innovation Lab stands as a symbolic center for the College of Arts and Sciences, bridging its wide breadth of departments and academic programs. Its purpose is to provide students and faculty with a physical and digital gathering space for interdisciplinary research, instruction, and cross-pollination.

Equipped with mobile workstations, HDTV screens, specialized computer software, and two sizable seminar rooms, the state-of-the-art facility offers ample space for hosting interdisciplinary workshops and classes, highlighting faculty and student digital research, and facilitating the exploration of digital solutions to global issues whether qualitative, quantitative, scientific, creative, or at the intersection of diverse fields.

For students, the Innovation Lab delivers a kinetic zone of instruction, experimentation, and accomplishment. For faculty, it facilitates problem-solving partnerships and innovative pedagogical and research collaboration. For members of the community, it demonstrates the value of a Jesuit education in the digital age and extends an invitation to students and faculty within the Dolan School of Business, Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies, and the School of Engineering, to collaborate with the College on creative solutions that address today’s problems.

Faculty and staff are encouraged to reserve the Fredrickson Family Innovation Lab and its two seminar rooms for meetings, presentations, and other academic opportunities, by using the University’s Event Management System.

ITS Helpdesk

 

Information Technology Services Help Desk employs student technicians who work under our full-time Help Desk Supervisor.

  • Software Support
  • Hardware Support
  • WiFi and other technical issues
  • Short term loaner laptops are available for students, faculty and staff

Summer Hours
Monday – Thursday | 8 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Friday | 8 a.m. – 12 Noon

Regular Hours
Monday - Thursday | 7:45 a.m.- 7:30 p.m.
Friday | 7:45 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Sunday | 4 p.m. - 8 p.m.

Contact Us

DiMenna-Nyselius Library,
Room 230 (Main Floor)
P: (203) 254-4069
F: (203) 254-4041
itshelpdesk@fairfield.edu

The fastest way to get your issue fixed is to create a ticket by emailing itshelpdesk@fairfield.edu.

For 24/7 after hours support please call (203) 254 - 4069 or use the chat feature.

 

About DiMenna-Nyselius Library

Annual Report
Library annual report 

Floor Plan & Facilities
Building map for the three levels of the Library including room numbers and departments.

Mission, Values, & Strategic Plan
Learn more about the DiMenna-Nyselius Library.

Policies
Listing of library policy pages including information about visiting the building, borrowing & loan periods, etc.

Staff Directory
Contact information for library departments and listing of librarians and library staff members. Librarian Partners assigned to each academic department can also be viewed.

Student Library Advisory Board
Board members provide vital feedback and consist of undergraduate and graduate students across disciplines.

Directions & Parking
How to access the library building.

Events
Upcoming library events.

Exhibits
Current and past exhibit information in addition to policies and the exhibit proposal form.

Hours
Calendar displaying building hours and staffed research assistance hours.

Library Research Prize
Annual award recognizing exemplary scholarship through effective research strategies and demonstrated use of the library’s resources, services, and staff.

Newsletter
View the library newsletter, Beyond the Stacks.