Jesse Whitton

Jesse Whitton

Find us on Facebook!

Find us on Facebook!

Interested in fascinating facts, reliable resources, and delightful databases? Then be sure to “like” us on the IU East Campus Library Facebook page for weekly highlights of databases found in our A-Z Index. Here are some recent highlights. Arts African American Music is rich with variety. Learn more about musicians Nina Simone, Millie Jackson, Roberta Flack, and other great African American artists in the International Index to Music Periodicals database. What do Harriet Hosmer, Edmonia Lewis, and Emma Stebbins have in common? They were famous neoclassical women sculptors from the mid-19th century. Learn more about them and their work, in the Oxford Art Online database. It contains more than 200,000 articles spanning ancient to contemporary art and architecture, as well as over … Continued
Maps Maps Maps

Maps Maps Maps

Maps are useful historical documents, as the world is constantly changing. A map depicts what an area looked like at a given time as roads and buildings come and go and geographical locations evolve. The David Rumsey Map Collection contains rare 16th-21st century maps of North and South America, as well as maps of the World, Asia, Africa, Europe, and Oceania. These maps range from atlases and globes to pocket maps, maritime charts, and books of exploration. Currently, in the David Rumsey Map Collection, there are over 107,000 items with extensive cataloging that are freely available to the public. Here are just a few maps that can be found within the collection.  Ah, Paris! The city of lights. From 1911, … 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
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
Dreams of Sushi, a Shine of Rainbows, and La Vie en Rose: International Film Night Anyone?

Dreams of Sushi, a Shine of Rainbows, and La Vie en Rose: International Film Night Anyone?

The IU East Campus Library has a wide selection of international films that are available for online streaming or circulation. Searching IUCAT for international films can be done by following these easy steps: Visit the IUCAT advanced catalog search page Under the “Format” tab on the left, select “Streaming Video” and “DVD, Videodisc” Under the “Language” tab, specify which language you are looking for Under the “Library” tab, select “East” In the first search bar type “Audio-Visual” Click “Advance Search” and your results will show all the available films for that language The Foreign Language Films in the Library libguide includes a diverse selection of Spanish and French language films as well as listings for Japanese, Italian, German, and Chinese … Continued