Monthly Archives: April 2009

Listen to the Music

Explore the world of Smithsonian Global Sound If you search franklin AND roosevelt as keywords, among the results you will find the classic: “Franklin D. Roosevelt’s Back Again” from the album The Early Years, by the New Lost City Ramblers … Continue reading

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Stressed out? Let the libraries help you relax a little

De-Stress Fest   Tuesday, April 28th 6:00-8:00p.m.                   Wednesday, April 29th   11:00a.m.-2:00p.m. and 6:00-8:00p.m.     STRESS REDUCTION ACTIVITIES Make your own stress balls Chair massages Relaxation CD’s Relaxation exercises FREE … Continue reading

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References for World War II

Every semester there is an inflood of students looking for reference sources on World War II, so it seemed a good idea to create a series of blog posts that would highlight not only some of the more widely used … Continue reading

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Research Award Opportunities for Undergraduate Students

Will you be an undergraduate student at IUB next year?  Do you like to write research papers?  Read on, and learn more about an exceptional opportunity to win a $1,000 first prize or $500 second prize by applying next spring … Continue reading

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Sustainability @ IU Bloomington

Sustainability is all over the news, and with Earth Day (April 22nd) and the newly-formed Indiana University Office of Sustainability, there is no better time than to learn more about how you can reduce your carbon footprint.  To learn more … Continue reading

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Earth Day – Wednesday April 22!

  How can we make a difference?   ·         Walk/bus/bike/carpool to the library ·         Use recycling containers (now in the Cafeteria, too) ·         Think before you print! ·         Print on both sides of the paper – here’s how ·         Save … Continue reading

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Want to enhance your skills? Check out our Research Seminars!

The Reference Department offers free, one-hour sessions on a variety of topics, all designed to help you learn new skills and find the best resources and tools for your research.   Seminars are generally offered during the first few weeks … Continue reading

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Library services for IU Bloomington distance students

Are these services for you?  Distance Education Library Services are for you if you:       •  are enrolled in IU Bloomington (IUB) courses but not currently residing in the Bloomington area.       •  are taking IUB courses abroad       •  are a PhD candidate enrolled for dissertation credit       •  are an IUB … Continue reading

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Linguists Take Note!

A wonderful new reference book has just appeared in the Reading Room collections:  The Concise Encyclopedia of Languages of the World, edited by Keith Brown and Sarah Olgivie and published by Elsevier in 2009.  Hundreds of articles comprise the Encyclopedia, … Continue reading

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The Oxford English Dictionary

The Oxford English Dictionary is a reference classic. Simon Winchester has written three times about its creation: The meaning of everything: the story of the Oxford English dictionary, The surgeon of Crowthorne : a tale of murder, madness and the … Continue reading

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