Category Archives: Resource

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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What’s New in East Tower 2?

The newest thing on the 2nd floor of the East Tower of the Wells Library would be all the new students exploring the overwhelming resources of IUB Libraries.  I hope all students take advantage of all the information sources available … Continue reading

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FYE: First Year Experience and the Quest for Information

I remember my freshman year at IU.  The Indiana University Bloomington campus covers 2000 acres, larger than our family farm but almost as beautiful with a good variety of trees and back then (1967) a lot of natural Indiana growth … Continue reading

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Maps in Spaaaace!!!!

Well, really maps OF space, but you get the idea. This week marks the anniversary of the first American spacewalk! To celebrate, we are featuring celestial and lunar maps on the blog. My favorite moon-related object in our collection is … Continue reading

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Hiking Around Bloomington Indiana

I don’t know about you, but the thing I look forward to most this time of year is getting out in the woods for a long hike or camping trip. This past weekend I went backpacking in the Charles C. … Continue reading

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