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Open for Climate Justice

Open for Climate Justice

To celebrate Campus Sustainability Month, with the goal of raising the visibility and deepening engagement with sustainability on college campuses, the IU East Campus Library is highlighting equitable access to educational resources. Featured here are Open Access resources, supporting the UN’s Sustainable Development Goal #4: Ensure inclusive and equitable quality education and promote lifelong learning opportunities for all. Open Access provides free online access to the results of scholarly research, and the right to use and re-use those results as needed. International Open Access Week is October 24-30th and the theme for 2022 is Open for Climate Justice. This year’s theme seeks to encourage collaboration and connection between the climate justice movement and the open access community. “Sharing Knowledge is … Continued
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
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
Looking forward to reading…

Looking forward to reading…

As another year comes to an end, there are lots of “best” books lists of 2021 to look back on, that you can look forward to reading! From mystery, thriller, fantasy, and horror to memoir & autobiographies, poetry, and graphic novels, this 2021 Goodreads Choice Awards voted the best in 17 genres/categories. The 2021 Mighty Women Reading List features biographies and memoirs about remarkable women of the past and present. Search science, travel, photography, food, and more with the Best Books of 2021 list from the Smithsonian Magazine. Wonder what writers are reading? The Guardian’s Best Books Picked by Guest Authors provides insight into what authors like to read when they are not working on their next book. Find over … Continued
Electronic Records: Preserve to protect

Electronic Records: Preserve to protect

Electronic records are a major part of our personal and professional lives, from the creative and academic work we publish online via journals, blogs, and social media platforms to the meeting minutes and published policies of individual groups, committees, and organizations. The majority of work is now online and we need to act in order to preserve it, the same as for physical materials. There is even an official day to recognize the importance of electronic records – Electronic Records Day, celebrated annually in October. This is a day dedicated to raising awareness among the general public, government agencies, and public institutions on the importance of preserving electronic records. Archivist Beth South is currently working on several initiatives to preserve … Continued