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An e-device for easy access to IU East databases

An e-device for easy access to IU East databases

An e-device (phone, tablet, etc.) is all you need to access all the Campus Library databases available to IU East-affiliated users.  No matter where you go, all of our electronic resources are a few clicks away.  Learn how easy access can be! From the library website you can access all of our databases, as well as our book and video catalog, IUCAT, and LibGuides, which are our targeted guides for finding information.  Why go to the library website?  Many of our resources go through proxy servers, which ensures you don’t have to pay for the materials you access.  A single journal article can cost you as much as $40, but accessing through the library site, with your IU East credentials, … Continued
Semester Reflection

Semester Reflection

It is hard to believe that another semester has come and gone. Congratulations to the Class of 2021! For some, summer classes will begin soon and if you haven’t yet, be sure to LIKE the IU East Campus Library Facebook page. There are special feature days such as Wednesday Wisdom, Thinking Thursday, and Fake News Friday. A featured database may provide that missing piece of information for a class project or final paper or simply be of interest to you! If you have not visited the Facebook page lately, here are some highlights of databases from our A-Z Index and various sites. Ever wonder if you can search the Campus Library collection for multiple databases at once? You sure can! Simply search … Continued
Preservation Week 2021

Preservation Week 2021

This week, we celebrate Preservation Week to recognize the billions (at least 4.8 billion!) of items sitting in special collections, libraries, archives, and museums that require preservation and to acknowledge the challenges that these institutions face to reduce the damage to these items and to make them stable enough for use and accessible to the public.[1] This is also a week to highlight that not only do museums and libraries hold valuable collections that are culturally and historically significant, but that there are unaccounted collections and items that are held by individuals, families, and communities; collections that contain books, manuscripts, audiovisual materials, physical objects (textiles, furniture, art, etc.), and prints and drawings.   The theme for Preservation Week 2021 is “Preserving … Continued
Earth Week every week

Earth Week every week

Started in 1970, every year on April 22, more than 190 countries come together to celebrate Earth Day. This global event draws attention to the devastating effects humans are causing to the planet and how we can take a stand to heal our planet. For actions you can do to help save the planet, see EarthDay.org Action. Children can be a part of the change to save the planet. Ever wonder what happens with your trash? Interested in growing your vegetables or creating a compost pile? Want to become a Beekeeper or an Ecologist like Rachel Carson who studied the contamination and the effects on the planet? Find books and more on these topics in the IU East Family R.E.A.D. … Continued
Money and Smart Choices

Money and Smart Choices

Money Smart Week, a public awareness campaign for personal financial literacy, has become completely virtual this year.  The official program features webinars targeted towards the economic needs of those hit hardest by the last year.  Some of these are particularly useful for colleges, such as the Understanding the Basics of Federal Student Loans session – which also includes a toolkit of helpful links and information.  The library offers lots of vetted resources to help anyone make prudent financial decisions, too, in a variety of formats.  These range from the broad and global issues – covered by ebooks like Understanding the World Economy by Tony Cleaver, Fixing Global Finance by Martin Wolf, or Understanding the Process of Economic Change by Douglass … Continued