Author Archives: Katie Bohnert

5 Windows Logo Key Shortcuts to Improve Productivity

The University Libraries’ Desktop Support Specialist Matt Davis shares his 5 favorite Windows Logo Key shortcuts. When used alone, the Windows key will open up the Start menu, but when combined with other keys, it does so much more. Below … Continue reading

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Ball State University Libraries Exhibits the Cartoons of Robert Cunningham

A new Ball State Archives and Special Collections exhibit features the original drawings and cartoons of former Muncie mayor, businessman, and cartoonist Robert G. Cunningham. Drawing on Muncie: The Cartoons and the Civic and Cultural Contributions of Robert Cunningham runs … Continue reading

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Digital Media Repository System Upgrade

The University Libraries’ Digital Media Repository (DMR) system was upgraded to CONTENTdm 6.10 on March 4, 2015. The DMR is the foundation for the digital library program in the University Libraries. In addition to important system component updates, these other … Continue reading

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Ball State University Libraries Exhibit Highlights Prominent African American Lecturers and Performers at Ball State University

What do Coretta Scott King and Stevie Wonder have in common? Throughout its history, Ball State University has been fortunate to host many famous and influential speakers and performers such as King and Wonder.  Starting on February 9, Ball State … Continue reading

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Be Aware of Suspicious Emails

University Libraries was alerted that some members of the Ball State community received an email message stating their library account was soon to expire.  The email said to reactivate the account by clicking on a web address included in the … Continue reading

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National GIS Day at the University Libraries

On Wednesday, November 19th, the BSU GIS Knowledge Group, in collaboration with the University Libraries, will be hosting  GIS Workshops in honor of National GIS Day. All workshops will be held in BL224 (the GIS Research and Map Collection), and … Continue reading

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New Platform for Cardinal Scholar

The Ball State University Libraries applied a major upgrade to the Cardinal Scholar institutional repository system on October 19.   Cardinal Scholar, a system providing access to scholarly works and institutional records for Ball State University, is a project of the … Continue reading

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Harnessing the Power of 3D Technologies for Library and Archives Collections

University Libraries personnel in the Architecture Library and Drawings + Documents Archives recently published an article in the Architecture Section of the Art Libraries Society of North America (ARLIS/NA) blog. The piece focuses on use of 3D modeling and printing … Continue reading

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University Libraries Rolls out New Version of OneSearch for Students and Faculty

On August 6, the OneSearch discovery interface was upgraded to version 2.0. This edition of OneSearch includes: Topic Explorer feature that provides background information on 50,000 topics including information from local subject guides, Improved facets for better search refinement, Automated … Continue reading

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University Libraries Present Student’s Exhibit on The ABC’s Of Fashion

Ball State University graduate student Lauren Bronowski has created a unique exhibit, The ABC’s Of FASHION, for Archives and Special Collections from her final honor’s thesis submission. The thesis abstract describes her project in this way: “Illuminated manuscripts, ornately illustrated … Continue reading

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