Monthly Archives: August 2013

Monthly Archives: August 2013

Ask us…really!

Ask us…really!

Your IU East Campus Library staff is knowledgeable, friendly, and eager to help you succeed in all your academic endeavors. The start of a new semester is a good opportunity to introduce you to the many people who are available to assist you in a variety of ways. Matt Dilworth earned a BA in English from Earlham and a Masters in Library Science (MLS) from IU Bloomington. He has worked at IU East for 10 years and is the Coordinator of Reference and Media. You have questions? He has answers! You need reliable resources for a research paper? He can help you find them! Marcia Sloan is our Inter-library loan specialist. If there is a book or article we don’t … Continued
Introducing….3 virtual interns!

Introducing….3 virtual interns!

For Fall 2013 IU East is fortunate to have not 1, not 2, but 3 (!) graduate library interns from the American Library Association accredited graduate library school at San Jose State University. We appreciate the opportunity to have these students contribute their ideas and talents to projects that will benefit the campus and community. Robin Kokemore Rangel is working on an “Art Around the World” project. She will research authentic art from several countries and contribute to a resource guide that includes art samples, information about the country and culture, and ideas for art projects that represent the culture and artistic style. Robin earned her BA in U.S. History at the University of California, Berkeley. She currently works as … Continued
Wine to Water

Wine to Water

This year, the IU East community is reading Wine to Water for the One Book, Many Voices program (we have several copies at the library available for checkout – ask at the front desk).  It is the story of Doc Hendley, a North Carolina bartender who decided to go to Darfur to help the people get access to clean water.  There, he repaired broken wells, had water trucked to refugee camps, distributed chlorine tablets for purifying contaminated water, and more, all while navigating the war and ethnic cleansing between the Janjaweed and the Sudanese Liberation Army in one of the most dangerous places in the world. Millions of people die each year because they don’t have access to clean water … Continued
ProQuest Mobile

ProQuest Mobile

We know how things are for college students – you’re busy.  Between classes, part-time jobs, and extracurricular activities, it can be hard to find time to fit it all in.  And doing research can be vexing, if you have a sudden great idea about a topic or a search, but you’re nowhere near a computer.  So is there a solution for people on the go? Absolutely.  Our catalog already allows you to send call numbers to yourself with the ‘text a call number’ button, and that can be useful for picking up books you want for your paper.  But what about getting articles and newspapers?  Yes you can, with a new mobile framework for the database ProQuest. ProQuest is one … Continued