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Free classes added: OneSearch

Due to high interest, we’ve added three more sessions of our popular OneSearch free class: Tuesday, March 12, 2013, 3:00 pm Bracken Library 225 Register online for this session Wednesday, March 13, 2013, 10:00 am Bracken Library 225 Register online … Continue reading

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OneSearch: Search everything at once!

The University Libraries now offer students and faculty a powerful new web-scale searching tool, OneSearch. No more repeated searches – a single OneSearch query returns results from CardCat, journals, online collections, and much, much more. Integrated features enable you to easily … Continue reading

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From Magic City to Shrinking City: Historic Preservation in Muncie in the 21st Century

The Friends of Alexander M. Bracken Library are pleased to present William P. Morgan, Historic Preservation Officer for the City of Muncie, on Monday, February 18, 2013, 7:30 pm, Bracken Library room 104. Free parking is available in the Emens Parking structure … Continue reading

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Billy Beane / Moneyball Resources from the University Libraries

Billy Beane, subject of the book and film Moneyball, will visit campus Monday, February 11, 2013 as part of Ball State’s 2012-13 Excellence in Leadership Speaker Series. Beane’s blending of baseball and business has inspired many executives, and not just in … Continue reading

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University Libraries Provide Opportunity for Students, Faculty to Contribute to Cardinal Scholar Institutional Repository

Ball State University Libraries welcome members of the Ball State University student body and faculty to contribute to the Cardinal Scholar Institutional Repository by uploading works of scholarship, including published and unpublished papers, presentations, projects, and essays. Cardinal Scholar is … Continue reading

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University Libraries Contribute Digital Books to Project Gutenberg

As the Riddler always said to Batman, “Riddle me this.” The riddle today might be something like, “What Ball State University Libraries-produced digital book has been in the Top 100 for daily, weekly, and monthly downloads of ebooks from Project … Continue reading

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University Libraries’ Dean Welcomes New, Returning Students, and Class of 2015

Ball State University’s fall semester 2011 classes have begun and with that our new and returning students are in our campus’ halls, classrooms, specialized departments and schools, and in the University Libraries. It is wonderful to see eager, fresh faces … Continue reading

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New Release of Cardinal Scholar Institutional Repository

A new version of Cardinal Scholar Institutional Repository, a project of the Ball State University Libraries, is now available for searching and community contributions. It utilizes DSpace digital asset management software to enhance access to resources uploaded to the repository, … Continue reading

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University Libraries Continue to Offer Free Printing Services

The University Libraries continue to offer students, faculty, and staff free printing service with a semester limit of 500 pages, where a page is defined as the printing of one side of one sheet of paper. When someone using the … Continue reading

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New Libraries’ Service Enhances Research Experience – On-Shelf Holds

Last January 2011, the University Libraries introduced On-Shelf Holds, a new service designed to facilitate access to our valuable physical collections. Now, students and faculty may request on-shelf materials to be pulled and held under their name at any University … Continue reading

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