Jesse Whitton

Jesse Whitton

Databases by discipline

Databases by discipline

Interested in fascinating facts, reliable resources, and delightful databases? Then be sure to “like” us on the IU East Campus Library Facebook page. We provide updates on library resources and services, as well as special feature days of Wednesday Wisdom, Thinking Thursday, and Fake News Friday. If you have not visited the Facebook page lately, here are some highlights of databases from our A-Z Index and various libguides. Education Taking a class in Education? Check out the Education in Videos database. This reliable resource has more than 1,650 hours of videos that provide the opportunity to observe behaviors that define effective teaching styles. Included are demonstrations, lectures, documentaries, and primary-source footage of students and teachers in actual classrooms. Looking for data and statistics for K-12 … Continued
Sexual Assault Awareness Library Resources

Sexual Assault Awareness Library Resources

April is Sexual Assault Awareness Month. Sexual Assault can be an uncomfortable subject for some, but it’s a very important topic to learn about. The IU East Campus Library has many resources, including the Sexual Assault Awareness Month Resources Guide to help you understand what sexual assault is and the resources available to those who have been affected. On diplay this month in the Campus Library are sexual assault books available for check out, that provide a variety of content. Easy access to more than 13,000 ebooks about sexual assault are available via ProQuest Ebook Central, EBSCO eBooks, and Gale eBooks.. Books that highlight sexual assault on college campuses include Campus Sexual Assault: College Women Respond by Lauren Germain, Campus Action Against … Continued
Fascinating facts, reliable resources, and delightful databases

Fascinating facts, reliable resources, and delightful databases

Interested in fascinating facts, reliable resources, and delightful databases? Then be sure to “like” the IU East Campus Library Facebook page for weekly highlights of databases found in our A-Z Index. Here are some recent highlights. History The Gilded Age was just that, Gilded. NOT Golden. From afar, all appeared golden with fancy balls, jewels and mansions, urban industrialization, and rising gross national products. But, under the surface were very real problems such as unsafe tenement housing, political corruption, environmental destruction, and non-regulation of basic goods. The Gilded Age and Progressive Era database contains collections from McKim, Mead & White architectural firm (designers of the Brooklyn Museum), political cartoon collections of Thomas Nast and Joseph Keppler, documents from Standard Oil, and more. On … Continued
Black Archives and Special Collections

Black Archives and Special Collections

Celebrate Black History Month by remembering and reflecting on the many people and groups who participated in the fight for civil rights. These Black Archives and Special Collections offer a range of materials from primary source documents to newspaper archives and podcasts. The New York Public Radio Archives & Preservation celebrates Black History Month by assembling a collection of their leading preservation work, series, and sonic artifacts focusing on African American history. Listen to opera singer Marian Anderson, who in 1955 was the First African American to sing at the Metropolitan Opera House, addresses some of the prejudice and segregation she experienced. One instance that Anderson recounts is when she received the Key to the City from the Atlantic City’s … Continued
University Presses and eBooks

University Presses and eBooks

A university press publishes books that have been written and reviewed by scholars in their fields. IU East Campus Library has access to more than 300,000 eBooks from various databases. They are free to access for anyone with IU East log-in credentials. The Oxford Scholarship Online (OSO) database provides access to more than 20,000 academic works from the Oxford University Press. OSO covers subjects from humanities and social sciences to medicine and law. Within the past few days, OSO has added over 100 new titles to their collection, covering a diverse range of topics from 19th century Dutch Protestant theology and Baroque violins to questions about communication and censorship and how mental disorders affect one’s thoughts, feelings, and actions. Yiddish … Continued