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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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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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Improved Laptop Printing Service

The University Libraries rolled out an improved Laptop Printing service for students and faculty recently.  The Laptop Printing Service is a web based solution that allows students and faculty to send print jobs to 1 of 5 print release stations … Continue reading

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Improved MultiLink Available for the Start of School

The University Libraries are constantly looking for services and solutions that improve discovery and access to rich scholarly content for teaching and entrepreneurial learning.  The updated version of MultiLink serves as a good example as an excellent resource becomes even … Continue reading

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Providing Easy Access to Power for Personal Devices

Most students visiting Bracken Library bring a device that requires power including iPhones, tablets, laptops and MacBooks.   The University Libraries recently raised power outlets near study tables and in student use areas to provide easy access to power for students … Continue reading

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Digital Media Repository System Upgrade

The University Libraries’ Digital Media Repository (DMR) system was upgraded to CONTENTdm 6.10 on March 4, 2015. The DMR is the foundation for the digital library program in the University Libraries. In addition to important system component updates, these other … Continue reading

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University Libraries Mobile Services now on myBallState app

With the newest versions of the myBallState mobile app, it’s now even easier for Ball State students, faculty, and staff to access resources and services from the University Libraries. myBallState allows students to quickly access schedules, grades, academic notifications, information … Continue reading

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Technology Innovations Serve as Model for Other Educational Institutions

A recent visit by representatives from Indianapolis’ Warren Central High School demonstrated how the Ball State University Libraries provide a model for employing innovative technology, creating collaborative spaces, and offering a comfortable learning environment for students and faculty. On August … Continue reading

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