Selected Resources

Selected Resources are powerful tools created by Briar Cliff University librarians to help you conduct research. Trained professionals seek out the most relevant and up-to-date information from the library's resources and pull them together into a simple, easy-to-use guide. Here you can find general library resources, resources provided from Professors for specific classes, as well as selected resources from the Academic Achievement Center and the Writing Center.

General Resources

Scholarships

This resource has a list of scholarships available on and off campus for Briar Cliff students. 

Poster Printing

The Library has a Canon imagePROGRAF iPF9400 that can print posters on three different materials and up to five feet long!

Poster Templates

This resources provides a series of poster templates in order for students to create a professional, aesthetically pleasing design. 

Using Stock Images

Stock Images are royalty free, High-definition photos curated by professional photographers for the public to freely use. These sites provide a variety of image needs for projects and videos, and unlike Google Images, 100% legal. 

Creating Videos 

Students are required to use visual aesthetics to improve poster aesthetics. This link provides a list of websites that allow users to download Free High-Definition images legally.

Finding eBooks

Learn how to find the right eBook through our website!

Digital Library Tour

Learn how to navigate the library website and where and how to access the right information in the most effective way possible for students and faculty.

Using UpToDate

UpToDate is one of our many library databases. Click the link to learn how to create an account and install the UpToDate App on your phone for on-the-go research.

Using Google Scholar 

Learn how to properly link your library and Google accounts to use Google Scholar.

Class Resources
Excellence Event

Example of Proposal 

This link includes an example of a student proposal for the 2018 Excellence Event. 

Free Stock Images
Students are required to use visual aesthetics to improve poster aesthetics. This link provides a list of websites that allow users to download Free High-Definition images legally.

Examples of Poster Submission

Undergraduate Poster 

Graduate Poster

This link includes examples of poster designs to give students an idea of what is expected of their posters during judging at the Excellence Event.