libguides

libguides

Get a Job!

Get a Job!

Are you one of the many seniors waiting with bated breath for May and graduation?  Have you begun to question what comes next?  Graduation is an exciting time, but it can also be nerve-wracking.  As you begin your search for the start of your career remember that as a member of our IU East community you have an abundance of resources available.  To help you in your search, we’ve created a Career Prep libguide.  Information on selecting a career, interviewing, resume building and position listings are all available here.  Perhaps you aren’t ready for the job hunt to start just yet.  If this is the case learn more about the process at the Basic Career Development libguide.  This libguide will … Continued
Coming Out!

Coming Out!

October 11 is National Coming Out Day.  This celebration was founded in 1988, just one year after the 1987 Second National March on Washington for Lesbian and Gay Rights.  By marching on Washington the LGBT community and allies were hoping to establish the following:  legal recognition of gay and lesbian relationships; an increase in funding for AIDS research, education, and care; and an end to discrimination of people with HIV and AIDS, amongst many other agenda items.  All of October is observed as LGBT History Month, and starting October 17th the library will be recognizing this with a display on prominent LGBT literary figures like Virginia Woolf, Langston Hughes, and Maurice Sendak.    To help you explore the topic we … Continued
Historical Research Resources: real-time and real perspectives

Historical Research Resources: real-time and real perspectives

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 of questions you seek to answer.  One facet of historical research is the need for primary sources – that is, things written and said by the people actually involved with those events.  Having access to primary documentation is of vital important to historical study.  Newspapers are also of great value, providing contemporary perspectives that can be critical to understanding the perceptions about events and people … Continued
127 and counting…more IU East libguides to connect you with the info. you need!

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

“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 to request a libguide for a course or subject, please contact Library Director Frances Yates fyates@iue.edu Our current list of guides (http://iue.libguides.com/index.php) represents a variety of courses offered at IU East. We also design guides to make it easy for locating specific resources.  For example: a handy guide to databases by subject http://iue.libguides.com/db-subjects how to access and use library e-books http://iue.libguides.com/ebooks international films available for … Continued
Free, yes free…try it now!

Free, yes free…try it now!

If “free” seems too good to be true, ok, it’s only free for a limited time. But truly, “free trials” offered by publishers and vendors are a great opportunity to navigate through all sorts of interesting resources. And your Campus Library really does want your feedback to find out if these are potentially useful purchases.  E-resources librarian Sue McFadden has pulled together these free trials in a handy libguide: http://iue.libguides.com/trials Please peruse and let us know if any of these would help you with your research!