May 10, 2022
Ball State University Libraries, along with a few area partners, are hosting a community scan day—an opportunity for community members to have their family photographs and documents digitized, at no charge, in an effort to preserve local history.
January 5, 2022
The Ball State University Libraries’ Archives and Special Collections, in collaboration with the University’s Multicultural Center, recently debuted the new freely-accessible online digital exhibit, The Ball State University Multicultural Center: Ambassadors of Campus Inclusion and Diversity.
October 11, 2021
Ball State’s University Libraries has established a non-sectarian Contemplation Space, in Bracken Library, that is designed for quiet personal contemplation, reflection, meditation, prayer, and relaxation.
July 9, 2021
Ball State University is providing a way for people to share their experiences during or related to the COVID-19 Pandemic.
April 3, 2020
In a collaborative effort, Ball State University Libraries Archives and Special Collections, the Everyday Life in Middletown Project, and the Muncie Public Library are asking community members to document their lives during the COVID-19 pandemic.
March 25, 2016
The Alexander M. Bracken Library is celebrating its 40th birthday and will have an exhibit “Bracken Library: 40 Years of Service, Innovation, and Growth” from March 25 to May 6.
April 12, 2012
Immersive learning class creates a website with a documentary examining the rich stories of Muncie's history homes and neighborhoods.
August 3, 2011
The Virtual Middletown Project brings to life a simulation of the early 20th-century Ball Brothers glass factory in Muncie, Ind., right down to workers removing hot pieces of glassware from the furnaces.
July 20, 2011
As a result of research by Ball State University faculty, the Indiana Historical Bureau will place a new state historical marker in Indianapolis at the site of Washington Park, where the Indianapolis ABCs and Chicago Giants played the first Negro National League baseball game on May 2, 1920.
April 5, 2010
The Indiana premiere of the film "Louis Sullivan: The Struggle for American Architecture" will take place April 6 at Ball State and will be hosted by the Friends of the A.M. Bracken Library, College of Architecture and Planning and the Drawings and Documents Archive.
November 23, 2009
A global organization that promotes the development and sustainability of mobile marketing has named Ball State as the top university in the field of mobile marketing research, development and education.
September 11, 2009
The university is encouraging the public to take its first look at these digital innovations and more during the grand opening of the Helen B. and Martin D. Schwartz Special Collections and Digital Complex from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Sept. 17 in Bracken Library.
August 17, 2009
The Helen B. and Martin D. Schwartz Special Collections and Digital Complex was dedicated Aug. 17, and features digital facilities to encourage interactive teaching and learning.
October 24, 2008
Ball State's Center for Middletown Studies will present a talk at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 27 at the Kennedy branch of the Muncie Public Library.
March 26, 2008
Fifth annual copyright conference to be held April 23 at the Alumni Center, focusing on how intellectual property can be used properly in educational settings.
March 10, 2008
Taking a proactive approach with its students has helped Ball State minimize illegal downloading and file-sharing of music and other digital content on campus.
August 24, 2007
Ball State University Libraries plans to offer services and archival materials on the virtual environment Second Life.
August 9, 2007
New espresso machines are installed at the Bookmark Cafe and Woodworth Commons so the campus can cater to the most discriminating coffee lovers.
March 11, 2007
Bracken Library has come a long way since its days of "No food and drink allowed."
January 3, 2007
The cafe offers another on-campus dining option and features Seattle's Best Coffee.