Archive for the ‘Research’ Category

Historical Research Resources: real-time and real perspectives

Monday, August 1st

Suppose someone living in the year 2025, or even 2225, wants reliable information about what happened in 2011? Where would be the best place to get information (assuming by then all our brains aren’t pre-wired at birth to the Internet or whatever comes Next)? There are unique considerations when doing historical research, for whatever type […]

127 and counting…more IU East libguides to connect you with the info. you need!

Monday, June 20th

“Libguides” are information resource guides that bring together course or subject content in an organized, easy-to-access format.   The library faculty and staff at the IU East Campus Library are ready and eager to create libguides for any topic that will assist faculty and students access reliable and relevant information.  If you have questions or want […]

Mental Health Awareness Month

Monday, May 9th

May is Mental Health Month, so library staff want to share some relevant resources in psychology and mental wellness.  Online journals provide current, readily accessible articles.  We subscribe to two major databases that cover psychological issues: ProQuest Psychology Journals and PsycINFO from EBSCOhost (see last week’s blog for more on EBSCO).  Both are very user-friendly […]

The Right Cite

Monday, October 4th

So, it’s a third of the way into the semester, and you have some papers coming due.  Research papers.  And you need to cite your sources.  Well, there are many helpful aids to doing that.  We have the style manuals at the library’s front desk that you can use.  And we, and our colleagues in […]

Dam Rumors

Monday, May 3rd

So, I was on vacation last week, and one of the things I saw on my trip was the Hoover Dam.  I was awed by the scale of the thing, and how much went into planning and creating it – and how much of Nevada, Arizona, and California can exist at all because of the […]