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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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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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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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National GIS Day at the University Libraries

On Wednesday, November 19th, 2014 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), … 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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April 7, 2014 Lecture- Celebrating Marriage in Jewish Art: Medieval and Early Modern Perspectives

The Honors College, in collaboration with The Friends of Bracken Library and The Zeigler Committee for Jewish Studies, invites you to attend an illustrated talk by Sharon Liberman Mintz. The lecture will be held in Arts & Journalism Room 175 … Continue reading

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Meyer Memorial Lecture Postponed

The 2014 Bruce F. and Ildiko B. Meyer Memorial Lecture, originally scheduled for tonight, Monday, March 3, 2014, has been postponed due to inclement weather. The lecture, titled “Celebrating Marriage in Jewish Art: Medieval and Early Modern Perspectives” by Sharon … 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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November 20: GIS Day 2013

GIS Day is Wednesday, November 20. To celebrate, the Ball State University GIS Knowledge Group will host an event in Bracken Library’s Schwartz Complex from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., where everyone is invited to: Learn about GIS resources on … Continue reading

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