Posts Tagged ‘archives’

History That You Can Hold (Or View, Listen To, Etc.)

Monday, September 1st

Did you know that here at IU East we house our very own Archives in the Campus Library, located in Hayes Hall? Did you also know that as an IU East student, you can access the archives in person or online? I’m Marisa Vanzant, a new library student staff member, and I’ve had an opportunity […]

Lest We Forget

Monday, November 11th

Veterans Day is a time to reflect on ordinary heroes – normal people who do brave and difficult things in spite of fear, to keep others safe and free.  Some have done it by choice, and others have been drafted.  But men and women from every walk of life have served the needs of their […]

Long is the road we have already traveled

Monday, July 30th

 “Once in a while it is good to look back and see just how long is the road we have already traveled.” ~ Dr. Frederick Grohsmeyer (November 5, 1973) On Saturday, July 21, 2012 IU East lost its first director, Dr. Frederick Grohsmeyer, a man who helped to establish Indiana University East.  Thanks to the […]

Collaboration is the key: Libraries, Archives, and Museums working together to digitize collections

Monday, May 14th

The photo collection of the IU East Archives is available online at but ideally would be searchable with metadata through the IU Digital Library Program.  Certainly offering more collections online would increase their visibility, their usage, and hopefully encourage deeper research into the institutional history of Indiana University East.  So what’s stopping us?   […]

Where has the time gone?

Monday, December 12th

Would you like to take a fresh approach to American history research?  Have you considered looking at primary sources?  Many primary resources can be found on your own computer through the IU East Campus Library!  We have many interesting databases that could be used for a broad range of topics.  Here are just a few: […]