Category Archives: Resources

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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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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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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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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University Libraries’ Exhibit Highlights History of the African-American Student Experience at Ball State

African-American students at Ball State University have a rich history of campus involvement and activity.  As part of the celebration of Black History Month, University Libraries are proud to present “The Ball State University African-American Student Experience, 1970-2013: Activities, Organizations, … Continue reading

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GIS Day 2013 Held in Bracken Library

by Angela S. Gibson, GIS Specialist The Ball State GIS Knowledge Group hosted a GIS Day event in Bracken Library’s Schwartz Digital Complex on Wednesday, November 20, 2013.  Over 100 attended the event with visitors ranging from Ball State University … Continue reading

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Redesigned Digital Media Repository Enhances Access to Digital Collections

The University Libraries are pleased to introduce a new and improved Digital Media Repository (DMR), featuring a redesigned interface and incorporating the latest updates to CONTENTdm, the repository’s content management system. The newly designed DMR provides a more dynamic and … Continue reading

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New: Ball State Board of Trustees Minutes Collection

The University Libraries are pleased to announce the addition of the Ball State Board of Trustees Minutes Collection to the Digital Media Repository (DMR). This collection includes minutes between 1990 and 2012; additional years will be added in the future. In order … Continue reading

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Online Testing Lab in Bracken Library 008

Bracken Library Room 008 will once again serve as a walk-in online testing lab during spring midterms. No appointment needed; just head to Bracken’s lower level, by the base of the spiral staircase. The testing lab hours are: February 18 … Continue reading

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