Category Archives: University Libraries

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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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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