Center for Academic Success & Enrichment

Academic Online Resources


Brainfuse
What is Brainfuse HelpNOW? [Show Info]

Have you ever wished there was someone to help you with your class assignments right there in your own home? Someone who could work with you one-on-one at any time of the day or night? At Lewis University, you can! We're pleased to provide you with access to online tutoring provided by Brainfuse HelpNOW. With Brainfuse, you have access to one-on-one tutoring up to 24 hours a day from ANY internet connection - at NO cost to you. Brainfuse HelpNOW provides real people to work with you in a wide range of subjects including Business, Computers and Technology, English, Math, Nursing and Science. You can also submit your writing from ANY class for a tutor to review. The tutor will provide you with detailed, personalized feedback about your essay, typically within 24 hours.

How do you access Brainfuse HelpNOW?

To access this tutorial resource, you must be logged into myLewis.  Once you are logged in, you can click on the Resources Tab on the right side of your screen. Once your screen refreshes, click on the Brainfuse button/link in top row, second column.  If you access Brainfuse directly, you will be prompted to pay for the service.  As a member of the Lewis Community, it is a free resource, but you must access it through the myLewis portal.  

For detailed instructions on using Brainfuse HelpNOW please refer to the attached User Guide.
Bb
What is Blackboard? [Show Info]

Lewis University is pleased to be among the leaders in Higher Education, using Blackboard as our Learning/Course Management System.  The learning environment plays a key role in student success.  Blackboard provides the platform in which information is shared and students can participate in the class.  This is especially true in the blended and online Course formats within Blackboard.

How do you access Blackboard?

The Lewis community accesses Blackboard in a variety of ways.  It can be accessed by going to lewisu.edu and clicking on the Quicklinks Button and then on Blackboard.  It can be accessed by logging into myLewis Portal (mylewis.lewisu.edu) OR directly at www.lewisu.edu/bb  The same username and password combination that is used to access university computers or email is what is used to log into Blackboard.

Blackboard Resources can be found using the following links:

 

OWL
What is Lewis University OWL? [Show Info]

The Lewis University Writing Center is pleased to be able to provide an Online Writing Lab with numerous writing resources for the Lewis Community. Do you need an example of an APA formatted paper? If so, you will want to check out the LU OWL for these resources and so much more!

How do you access Lewis University OWL Resources?

Accessing the Lewis University OWL could not be any easier. Simply follow the link below and explore the endless resources.

LU OWL

WCOnline
What is WCOnline? [Show Info]

Lewis University is pleased to be able to provide a convenient way for students to schedule appointments for the Writing Center, tutoring by course, and resume review. WCOnline provides this conduit. 

How do you access WCOnline?

To schedule your appointment with the Writing Center, a course tutor or resume review, simply go to

www.lewisu.edu/appointment

 

Library
What resources are available online through the Library? [Show Info]

The Lewis University Library is proud to offer numerous resources online. The library offers online databases, digital collections, eBooks, eJournals, streaming videos and more.  Research is made easy without actually walking into thelibrary. You can also reserve study rooms, make appointments with a reference librarian (in conjunction with the Writing Center), access copyright and intellectual property rights resources, and so much more!

How do you access Lewis University OWL Resources?

Accessing the Lewis University Library resources is easy.  Simply go to their website. The same username and password combination that is used to access university computers or email is what is used to access these online databases.