Archive for September, 2013

Mental Health Resources

Monday, September 30th

October 6th – 12th is National Mental Health Awareness Week, a yearly effort by the National Alliance on Mental Illness to foster discussion and understanding for people with mental illnesses.  They focus on grassroots efforts and community-level events to spread awareness, and the local NAMI organization has events planned for Richmond. But what if you […]

Al Otro Lado Alamar, Alatriste Amores Perros

Monday, September 23rd

In addition to celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month with several interesting programs ( you can enjoy more than 50 Spanish-language films conveniently located at your IU East Campus Library ( Films may be checked out for 3 days or viewed at the Library. We have head phones you can check out and a new large screen […]

Finding Theory for Practice

Monday, September 16th

One question that’s been asked a lot recently concerns various nursing theorists.  Our databases can be great sources for this kind of information.  Major nursing databases like CINAHL, Health Source: Nursing Edition, and MedLine are a great place to start. Try truncating or reducing the number of words in the search to find more articles.  For […]

The Case of JSTOR and Aaron Swartz

Monday, September 9th

We all worry about plagiarism, which is a type of theft of intellectual property.  But theft of that nature covers a lot of things – any misuse of copyright protected material.  Usually, we think it’s an act of a desperate or lazy person – perhaps a weak or struggling student looking for a quick fix.  […]

“We cannot walk alone. And as we walk, we must make the pledge that we shall march ahead. We cannot turn back.” ~ Martin Luther King, Jr.

Monday, September 2nd

50 years since Martin Luther King’s dream speech, and opportunities still abound for us to work together to make the world a better place. The Center for Service-Learning (CSL) at IU East is committed to connecting IU East students with community needs.  There are many options for you to help, some requiring as few as […]