Category Archives: Resource

Google Earth Pro is now FREE!

Great news, map nerds! Google recently announced that they are making Google Earth Pro (previously costing about $400 a year) free. FREE! The major benefits of Google Earth Pro over regular Google Earth are that it’s much easier to upload … Continue reading

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Free Access to New York Times

It’s the beginning of the month and you’ve already hit your 10 free article limit? Don’t panic! Now you can get free unlimited digital access to the New York Times with your IU email. Just go to www.nytimes.com/passes to activate your account. … Continue reading

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ArcGIS Available on IUanyWare

Breaking news! The wonderful people at UITS have made ArcGIS available through IUanyWare. This means that you can run ArcMap on your personal computer without having to download the software and obtain a license. Performance will vary based on internet … Continue reading

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Israel, Palestine, and Library Resources

Are you confused by the current events in Israel and Palestine? Want to learn more? Here are some resources related to Government Information and Maps that may help. Databases The Digital National Security Archive is a great database for declassified U.S. government … Continue reading

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Ukraine

By now you are probably aware of the protests taking place in Kyiv, Ukraine. However, it can be difficult to know where to look for more in-depth information. I’ve put together some sources that will help you gain a better … Continue reading

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Know your official climate sources!

Know your official climate sources! We are all accustomed to watching the Weather Channel and checking out the weather on our workstations, iPads, and Cell Phones, BUT there are wonderful official sources of weather/climate information and historic data by weather … Continue reading

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Diplomats

How to find an old diplomat or start research U.S. Foreign relations: Suppose you are researching foreign relations with Argentina in the 1930’s or with Poland in the 1960s and you’d like to know who the Ambassadors from those countries … Continue reading

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What’s New in ET2 December 2013/January 2014

Every day we receive documents through our depository programs: federal, Indiana, United Nations, and the European Union.  These documents are then forwarded to the Libraries’ Technical Services Department for processing into our collections and then they are sent to the ALF.  … Continue reading

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ET2 Update

ORIGIN OF PLACE NAMES is the feature of our front display for October.  This is exciting because the German Heritage Society of Indiana loaned us their exhibit on German place names in Indiana.  We have also posted the 1932 map from … Continue reading

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Polling the Nations

Database Highlight! Do you know about Polling the Nations? It’s a database with over 18,000 public opinion polls from over 100 countries. It covers topics such as health care, religion, immigration, and foreign policy. From the about file: “Each of the … Continue reading

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