Author Archives: Katie Bohnert

2016 Copyright Conference

Ball State University Libraries are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 13th Annual Copyright Conference! This year’s Copyright Conference, Copyright Twilight Zone, will be on Wednesday, April 20, 2016, at the Ball State Alumni Center, 8:30 … Continue reading

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New area in Science-Health Science Library

With smartphones, laptops, tablets, and other portable electronics everywhere, the demand for places to charge those devices is high. The requests for more power outlets to the Science-Health Science Library (SHSL) have not gone unheard. New electrical outlets and tables … Continue reading

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Ball State University Libraries Exhibit Celebrates Black History Month

A new Archives and Special Collections exhibit entitled The Other Side of Middletown: Celebrating Muncie’s African American History celebrates Muncie’s African American history through the scope of a Ball State immersive learning project completed in 2004. The exhibit runs from … Continue reading

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Be Aware of Suspicious Emails

A phishing email message encouraging users to reactivate their library accounts to be eligible for Document Delivery Service is circulating and is NOT from the University Libraries. Always check message sources and never click links to reset accounts in unsolicited … Continue reading

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Discover and Read e-Journals with expanded BrowZine app

The University Libraries is currently evaluating BrowZine, developed by Third Iron. This free app allows the Ball State community to access and read e-Journal content on Apple mobile devices, Android tablets and smartphones, and Kindle Fire HD tablets. The Libraries … Continue reading

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Improved Laptop Printing Service

The University Libraries rolled out an improved Laptop Printing service for students and faculty recently.  The Laptop Printing Service is a web based solution that allows students and faculty to send print jobs to 1 of 5 print release stations … Continue reading

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Historic Newspaper Collections from Digital Media Repository Included in Hoosier State Chronicles

The Muncie Post-Democrat and the Muncie Times are two of the latest collections of digitized historic newspapers to be added to the Hoosier State Chronicles, a digital repository operated by the Indiana State Library that provides full-text searchable online access to … Continue reading

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Improved MultiLink Available for the Start of School

The University Libraries are constantly looking for services and solutions that improve discovery and access to rich scholarly content for teaching and entrepreneurial learning.  The updated version of MultiLink serves as a good example as an excellent resource becomes even … Continue reading

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Archivist Carol Street Wins Prestigious Publication Award

Carol Street, Archivist for Architectural Records in the Ball State University Libraries, has been awarded the Margaret Cross Norton Award from the Midwest Archives Conference for her article “Indiana Architecture X 3D: Archival Encounters of the 3-D Kind” published in … Continue reading

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Ball State University Libraries Celebrate Muncie’s Sesquicentennial with Exhibits

A new Ball State University Archives and Special Collections exhibit celebrates Muncie’s 150 year history through the scope of the Middletown studies that were conducted in the early twentieth century. From Magic City to Middletown: 150 Years of Muncie’s History … Continue reading

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