Frances Yates

Frances Yates

Library Know-how: Who’s who and how we can help

Library Know-how: Who’s who and how we can help

The mission of the IU East Campus Library is to provide resources and services that support the academic engagement and research of diverse participants in our teaching and learning community. The library website has been redesigned for optimal access to navigate a variety of reliable information resources to meet your academic needs. The helpful, knowledgeable library team is available to assist you online, in-person, or via phone. The IU East Campus Library Facebook page highlights resources, events, and services. Please “like” us! Reference, Research, and Interlibrary Loan Convenient online reference is available 24/7 via Ask us. Reference Coordinator Matt Dilworth can assist with both quick questions and in-depth research. Matt also manages Interlibrary Loan and can help you set up … Continued
Celebrating Reading: The Reading Academy at IU East

Celebrating Reading: The Reading Academy at IU East

Reading is essential for learning, and reading success in third grade creates a strong foundation for building future knowledge. The Children’s Reading Foundation “encourages school districts and communities to adopt a 90 percent reading goal. This goal means 90 percent of third graders will read on or above grade level by the end of the school year. By adopting this goal, illiteracy can be eliminated.”  Locally, the Every Child Can Read (ECCR) organization, in partnership with the Richmond Community Schools and community supporters, provides a summer reading program that serves more than 150 students who benefit from added reading instruction and literacy enrichment. Throughout June 2022 The Reading Academy (TRA) was hosted daily at the Indiana University East campus.  We … Continued
Connecting with children to create a culture of college

Connecting with children to create a culture of college

Promise Indiana is a program that “helps families and communities to support youth through saving for future education, participating in college and career activities in the classroom, and experiencing a college campus.” As an active participant in the program, Randolph County Schools provides students with experiences that help them visualize a future that includes education after high school graduation. This year IU East welcomed more than 200 third grade students to explore the campus.  More than 30 faculty, staff and college students, along with more than a dozen campus volunteers, facilitated 52 interactive learning sessions with content ranging from anatomy and accounting to teamwork and solving mysteries. The Library team collaborates with campus partners to help create dynamic learning experiences. … Continued
Yes, YOU can be a master researcher

Yes, YOU can be a master researcher

Librarians are guides who can assist you in effectively navigating the numerous resources available for academic research. The IU East Campus Library Coordinator of Reference Services has produced a Research Mastery guide that features reliable sources and provides both general and discipline specific search strategies. From Boolean searching to syntax and limiters, you’ll learn basic and advanced methods for finding relevant information for your research. Additionally, the IU East Campus Library offers a convenient and timely online reference service. Simply email iueref@iue.edu or click here: For each subject discipline, the Research guide includes basic searching tips as well as specialized databases. There are techniques for maximizing your research, building from the basics, such as the   EBSCO Discovery Service and featured … Continued
Meet the bloggers

Meet the bloggers

The IU East Campus librarians have been writing blogs regularly since 2010. Each week, we feature topics and library resources that may interest, intrigue, be useful, or in some way edifying. Throughout 2022 we will continue to share resources that may be new or tried-and-true, that have been curated by information professionals. This blog highlights content that represents the variety and scope of the reliable resources we featured throughout the year. Matt Dilworth, Coordinator of Reference and Media, shares his variety of knowledge, blogging about subjects that range from archeology and astronomy to heritage and history. As a primary provider of research assistance, Matt has a breadth and depth of experience in accessing an array of academic resources to assist … Continued