March Madness is coming! March Madness is coming! March Madness is coming! If you are as excited by college athletics as I am then you must be amped up for the start of March Madness, also known as the NCAA College Basketball Championship Tournament. This is a chance for us to see the best in [...]
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You might be thinking, what’s “Credo reference,” what’s a “concept map,” and most important, “how do I win?”
Credo Reference is a service the library subscribes to so IU East students and faculty have access to full-text articles, images, video and audio clips. It even helps you find books in the IU library catalog (IUCat) and [...]
When I was asked what my favorite recent website was for the last blog, I immediately thought of Tin Eye (http://www.tineye.com), a reverse photo lookup site, where you upload or link to a picture and it finds matches or near matches, regardless of whether they’ve been altered, cropped, or resized. If you’ll indulge me, I’d [...]
A few days ago we were privileged to hear Vickie Weaver speak and read from her book Billie Girl, which won the 2009 Leapfrog Fiction Contest. Weaver spoke on her journey towards becoming an author, and the challenges of that work.
One thing Ms. Weaver has found is that her writing has naturally gravitated to giving [...]
If you’re a regular to the library, you know about our study rooms — a great place to watch a video or work on a group project. And now there are even more possibilities.
Room 145 has been equipped with the Dragon Naturally Speaking software, a speech-recognition tool, courtesy of our friends in Student Support Services. [...]
Welcome to the new blog for your Campus Library! Because libraries contain a wealth of diverse perspectives on a variety of topics it seems fitting to have many perspectives and ideas represented in this blog. Therefore, writing our weekly blog entries will be rotated among our seven (lucky 7!) library staff members. I might also [...]
One thing I have learned as a librarian, is that most other librarians share great ideas and resources. I have not been disappointed this year. At a recent gathering of Indiana University librarians, Kirsten Leonard, from the Indiana University Kokomo campus, shared information about a tool she found during a presentation at a library-related [...]