Category Archives: University Libraries

Catan-ament at Bracken Library

Join Ball State University Libraries for Catan-ament at Bracken Library from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 1! Centered on a (Settlers of) Catan tournament, our event—located in the Schwartz Digital Complex on Bracken Library’s first floor, west side—will … Continue reading

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Friday Night Cardboard

Join Ball State University Libraries for Friday Night Cardboard on the third Friday of every month, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. on Bracken Library’s lower level, when Fall and Spring classes are in session. Board, card, and word games from … Continue reading

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GIS Day is Wednesday, November 16

GIS Day is Wednesday, November 16. To celebrate, the Ball State University GIS Knowledge Group will be hosting a student poster competition and faculty presentations in Bracken Library’s Schwartz Digital Complex from 1 to 4 p.m. Attendees will be able … Continue reading

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International Games Day @ Bracken Library returns 1 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, November 12!

International Games Day @ Bracken Library returns 1 to 7 p.m. on Saturday, November 12! Join us in celebrating the intellectual, cultural, and recreational value of games and gaming. Our event will feature tabletop games and a board game jam. … Continue reading

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New Printing Service in the University Libraries

The University Libraries and the Office of Information Technology updated to a new printing solution for Ball State students in August 2016.  The Student Print Smart service will be available at 20 locations in Bracken Library and computer spaces in … Continue reading

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Ball State University Libraries Exhibits the B-Western Collection of Dr. Ray White

Baby Boomers and others who recall the golden age of Western movies and television shows will be saying “Yippee-yi-yo-ki-yay” when they see the new Ball State Archives and Special Collections exhibit featuring the former Ball State professor Ray White’s collection … Continue reading

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Finals Week “No Work Zone” @ Bracken Library

De-stress during finals week and take a study break with Ball State University Libraries at our “No Work Zone” @ Bracken Library! The “No Work Zone” @ Bracken Library will take place Monday, May 2 through Wednesday, May 4 from … Continue reading

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Bracken Library Celebrates 40th Anniversary

The Alexander M. Bracken Library is celebrating its 40th birthday! And the whole campus community is invited to the party. Come celebrate with cake and other goodies at the opening of the exhibit Bracken Library: 40 Years of Service, Innovation, … 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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