Frustrated when you lose another jump drive? The Cloud may be your new, best friend. The Cloud is like an offsite physical storage facility with a locked entry and open space for your collections. There are limits, access concerns and costs to store important items. Cloud storage works similarly with the use of off-site servers to store digital information. Many Cloud companies offer a free service and then charge after reaching a certain amount of storage space (ranging from 2-10 gigabytes). The path into the Cloud is easy; many of you may be cloud users without knowing it. The Cloud LibGuide has several examples of use, options, and basic information about companies that provide services in the Cloud. Like any … Continued
American Women’s History Online: A Facts on File Database Celebrate! Women’s History Month is here! This March locate historic information about American Women at the American Women’s History Online. Find biographies, images, primary source and timelines about American women. Read about the events and issues that shape women’s lives in the United States. Watch videos to enlighten and remind you of the struggles for rights and “firsts” for American women. The Topic Centers provide an organizational overview to American Women’s History. These pages provide organization to focus the issues that characterize our lives today. Read about dower rights and the use of feme covert in the colonies and early United States. Discover the past, to understand the present.
Have you heard of the Campus Library Toolbar? This exciting tool is incredible. Want to go to Oncourse? You’re there! Need access to OneStart? Click and select. Does the schedule of classes get lost in the shuffle? Just point and click! Include the value-added links to Campus Library resources and services and you have a Web 2.0 Tool designed to enhance your IU East experience. It is easy to use – no addresses to remember or bookmarks to find. This toolbar installs in Firefox or Internet Explorer web browsers and lets you find IU East related resources. Go quickly to Oncourse, OneStart, or the IU Knowledge Base. Obtain quick access to library articles, resources, and information. Enter your search … Continued
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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 conference. The organization responsible for the development of the library toolbar is LibX.org and provides open-access software and development support for librarians and libraries everywhere! The toolbar is developed by individual libraries and offers a variety of options for searching. The Campus Library Toolbar includes access links to several important resources and web pages, it allows searching of several library resources from the browser’s toolbar and … Continued