Monthly Archives: September 2011

University Libraries’ Toolbar for Firefox Upgraded Version 4.0 and Higher

The University Libraries’ Firefox Toolbar 3.1.1 add-on is now available for use with Firefox 4.0 or higher Web browser. The University Libraries’ Firefox toolbar is a powerful research tool providing easy access to CardCat, academic subscription databases, Interlibrary Loan, search … Continue reading

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Using GIS to Relocate and Commemorate Historic Washington Street Ballpark

In the fall semester of 2010, Ball State University scholars from the Department of English, the Department of Landscape Architecture, and the University Libraries applied for and received a grant from the Ball State Office of Institutional Diversity. The project … Continue reading

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University Libraries Contribute Digital Books to Project Gutenberg

As the Riddler always said to Batman, “Riddle me this.” The riddle today might be something like, “What Ball State University Libraries-produced digital book has been in the Top 100 for daily, weekly, and monthly downloads of ebooks from Project … Continue reading

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The Importance of Acting Responsibly in the Use of Copyrighted Materials

Welcome new and returning Ball State University students to a new school year. Congratulations on your pursuit of academic achievement. There are a number of things that new and returning students need to be particularly careful about, and one of … Continue reading

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University Libraries’ Dean Welcomes New, Returning Students, and Class of 2015

Ball State University’s fall semester 2011 classes have begun and with that our new and returning students are in our campus’ halls, classrooms, specialized departments and schools, and in the University Libraries. It is wonderful to see eager, fresh faces … Continue reading

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Student Employees are an Essential Part of the University Libraries

As a new semester gets underway, students gravitate to the University Libraries. There are many reasons — learning about research resources, establishing study routines, using available technology, meeting friends, or even getting a cup of coffee at Bracken’s Bookmark Café. … Continue reading

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