Category Archives: news

Scholars’ Commons is Underway!

Construction at the Herman B Wells Library is finally underway! You may have noticed that since the beginning of the semester, the first floor of the East Tower has been stripped down to just about nothing. This has been in … Continue reading

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Election Season is upon us!

The election season has started and it’s time again to start thinking about all of those political issues that we normally try to forget. Voting can be a daunting task for people, especially first-time voters. There’s no need to stress, … Continue reading

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The Social Library

You probably use Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr or Foursquare all the time. You find events, friends, information and maybe some laughs. But are you connected to the Herman B Wells Library? The Wells Library and many other libraries on campus … Continue reading

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Finding Newspapers at IU

It is not always easy to know what resource to use when trying to write a paper or do a project. Often professors want a variety of resources, not just books or articles. One excellent resource to use is newspapers. … Continue reading

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Current Events Information: Beyond Free Online News

If the current unrest in various countries around the world has caught your attention, you should know that the library can meet many requests for information about current news and detailed information about foreign countries. Using news sources such as … Continue reading

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Have a Few Minutes to Kill?

Psst! Have you got a few minutes? Or an hour between classes with nothing to do? Waiting to meet friends? Need a break from studying? Or a break from staring at your computer screen? If you answered yes to any … Continue reading

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Got African News?

In light of the recent events in Egypt, it is as important as ever that we stay up-to-date on the current events of our world.  No matter how you get your news (and there a plenty of formats these days), chances are … Continue reading

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Latin America | In the Headlines, behind the Headlines

Latin America has certainly been in the headlines lately, from the dramatic rescue of Chile’s 33 miners to the Nobel Prize for Literature, awarded to Peru’s Mario Vargas Llosa. The region’s surging economies have also been in the spotlight: the … Continue reading

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Gotta have a J-O-B…

Are you graduating soon? Beginning your job search? Deciding on a major or career? The library’s Career Reference webpage & print collection has resources to help you every step of the way.  CHOOSING A CAREER PATH Do What You Are: … Continue reading

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Staying Current with Current Events

Even during the crunch time at the end of the semester, it is important to know what is going on in the world. There are many online news sites that can provide you with current information for all your news … Continue reading

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