Category Archives: University Libraries

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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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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