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About ET2 Department

This is the general account for the ET2 department. Posts made with this account will have either the initials or first name of the person who wrote the post.

ET2: Home of IU’s Student Employee of the Year!

Each Spring, the National Student Employment (NSEA) coordinates a Student Employee of the Year selection process to recognize the outstanding contributions and achievements of students who work while attending college.  Student employment offers students the ability to develop skills relevant … Continue reading

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Hoosier Hysteria—the local version of “March Madness”

We at ET2 are certainly not immune to the madness that happens in March, so let’s look at some basketball-related items. IU Libraries hold both some basketball-related resources you might expect & some pretty surprising ones! Indiana Collection and Microformats … Continue reading

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Today (Monday, December 1, 2014) is World AIDS Day

Post by Kimberly Horne The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) estimates there are 1.2 million people in the United States living with HIV, and nearly 1 out of 7 of those people are not even aware they’re infected.  HIV is touching … Continue reading

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Solar System, Comets, and Asteroid Maps

With the success of the recent European Space Agency (ESA) mission to land on Comet 67P/Churyumov–Gerasimenko, we’ve started thinking more about the solar system and our place in it. Let’s take a look at interstellar maps! Rosetta, Philae, and “Remarkable” … Continue reading

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Indiana Statewide Elections: Tuesday, November 4th

Indiana’s next statewide elections will be held on Tuesday, November 4th. For information about polling places and to confirm your registration, visit Absentee voting is also available if you will be unable to reach the polls on Election Day. … Continue reading

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Safety sources for college students

When I think of Safety for college students, I automatically think of “traffic safety” because at IUB we have such a large pedestrian population but also about bicycle safety.  (see IU’s Traffic Safety initiatives However, a recent article from … Continue reading

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  June 23 was the largest full moon we will see in 2013 – a “supermoon.”  The moon’s orbit is elliptical (not perfectly circular), which puts the moon closer to Earth at times. When the perigee moon is close to … Continue reading

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What’s new on ET2

It’s been a busy summer.  We’ve made progress on several projects including Indiana Historic Maps which now includes 819 maps and are working on the upcoming release of our digital collection of Russian Red Army maps on our Cyrillic … Continue reading

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Newspaper Archive!

We have recently subscribed to the Indiana section of a large digital collection of newspapers, entitled Newspaper Archive (  This is a Proquest product but not exactly the same as their very popular Historic Newspaper product that provides archival coverage … Continue reading

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Turtles of Indiana

Whether you’re hiking, camping, or boating this summer, you’re sure to encounter some Indiana wildlife along the way. One creature that can be spotted in the summer time is the turtle. Indiana is home to eighteen different species of turtles. … Continue reading

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