Frances Yates

Frances Yates

It’s a R.E.A.D. Celebration: Read. Explore. Ask. Discover! about…..

It’s a R.E.A.D. Celebration: Read. Explore. Ask. Discover! about…..

As the IU East R.E.A.D. (Read. Explore. Ask. Discover!) program continues through November, we highlight awareness and advocacy for women in technology, Native Americans, and careers in science, technology, math, and art. We share inspiring stories in memoirs and explore a diversity of role models and mentors. An online resource guide includes book descriptions, learning links, and activity ideas. With generous funding support from the Indiana University Women’s Philanthropy Leadership Circle we have been able to purchase non-fiction books for youth that introduce us to new people, places and ideas. We expand our knowledge and gain new perspectives as we enjoy reading and sharing so many interesting books. They flew too –  Women in aviation Do you know about the … Continued
Non-fiction knowledge!

Non-fiction knowledge!

More than 300 non-fiction youth books are being added to the IU East Campus Library collection, thanks to the generosity of the Indiana University Women’s Philanthropy Leadership Council. The Family R.E.A.D. program is designed to Read, Explore, Ask, and Discover a variety of ideas, perspectives and content available through a wide range of books. Saturday, September 14, from 10-11:30 a.m. at the IU East Campus Library, families can participate in discovery centers that feature the themes of going to college, healthy eating and fitness, and Hispanic Heritage. IU East students, faculty and staff will be hosting fun learning stations that include games, dancing, food, crafts and more. Biographies, bilingual, and food books will be available to explore and can be … Continued
Who’s Who and What’s Where in Your Campus Library

Who’s Who and What’s Where in Your Campus Library

Welcome to Fall 2019! If you haven’t been in the Campus Library this summer, surprises await you! We have a new space – the Community Engagement Commons (CEC) – available for group presentations and events for 40 or less participants. It also continues to serve as an area for students to study, print, and use computers. Join us in the CEC on Wed., September 4th at noon for a Diversity and Inclusion Council meeting. All are welcome! There will be updates about diversity events on campus and light refreshments are available. To schedule CEC and other library spaces for events, simply contact our new Coordinator of User Services – Jesse Whitton:  liblearn@iue.edu Jesse re-joins the staff as a library professional, … Continued
Campus Library update: Who’s who and how we can help

Campus Library update: Who’s who and how we can help

Your campus library has the same friendly, familiar faces but we have some new titles and roles to share. Matthew Dilworth, Coordinator of Reference and Media Services, is available for all your reference and interlibrary loan needs. He is also liaison to the School of Business and Economics and completes all library resource forms for new course and program requests. iueref@iue.edu 765.973.8279 KT Lowe, Assistant Librarian for Library Instruction, serves as liaison to the School of Humanities and Social Sciences, School of Social Work, and Office of Student Success. She collaborates with faculty for library instruction and creation of course-specific LibGuides and Canvas modules. lowekat@iu.edu  765.973.8434 Sue McFadden, Associate librarian for Research, is liaison to the School of Nursing and … Continued
Opening Minds through Art … and intergenerational interactions

Opening Minds through Art … and intergenerational interactions

Happy Times #4, Margaret A. May is a good time to celebrate Spring (no matter how delayed or sporadic!) and also to celebrate Older Americans.  The 2019 theme for Older Americans Month is “Connect, Create, Contribute” and it encourages older adults and their communities to: Connect with friends, family, and services that support participation. Create by engaging in activities that promote learning, health, and personal enrichment. Contribute time, talent, and life experience to benefit others. Happy Birthday to Me, Esther W. For five years, IU East has been involved in the spirit of Connect, Create, Contribute, through our partnership with Friends Fellowship Community (FFC) for the Opening Minds through Art (OMA) program. We are pleased to announce that throughout June … Continued