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ILL is not a sickness – how to get books from other libraries

ILL is not a sickness – how to get books from other libraries

Marcia Sloan, interlibrary loan specialist, or any of the IUE library staff is happy to aid you in getting books and articles from other libraries so feel free to ask for help. If you need a book that is not available at this library but is at another Indiana University, select REQUEST DELIVERYon the right side of the IUCat page.  You must be signed into IUCat to get this screen.   Be sure to select EAST as the campus to which you want the book to be delivered.  You will be notified by your IU email at noon of the day it is received. For a copy of an article or any book not available (checked-out or not owned) in … Continued
Blog On!

Blog On!

Welcome to the new blog for your Campus Library! Because libraries contain a wealth of diverse perspectives on a variety of topics it seems fitting to have many perspectives and ideas represented in this blog. Therefore, writing our weekly blog entries will be rotated among our seven (lucky 7!) library staff members. I might also ask some avid campus library users to blog for us occasionally, just to mix-it-up a bit. We may feature a reflection on some interesting reading or media, an introduction to new or unique resources, or anecdotes about how information was used personally or professionally. As the Library Director at Indiana University East it is my pleasure to start the blog rolling. Although I have journaled, … Continued
New: Campus Library Toolbar

New: Campus Library Toolbar

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
Follow the dragon….

Follow the dragon….

Campus Library–The fall semester begins, Monday August 25, 2008 at Indiana University East. New and exciting tools are available at the Campus Library to help students and faculty research and review literature. The new search tool developed from Serial Solutions federated 360 SEARCH product and locally the instance is named, Red Hot Search. A related product 360 LINK is named Red Hot Quest. These two tools work together to find information resources to provide for research, review and scholarly work for students and faculty. At a small academic library, locating full-text is limited by ownership, funds and resource access. These two important tools provide access to citations and through the quest to subscribed and un-owned resources in the form of … Continued