Category Archives: resources

Save the Planet: Resources for Individual Action

It’s Springtime! This time of year always makes me start thinking about how beautiful but precarious our environment is (especially when Spring starts as weirdly early as it did this year). And with Earth Day on the 22nd and Arbor … Continue reading

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A Cure for the Basketball Blues

March Madness, that glorious time of year when you can’t go more than ten feet without hearing talk of brackets and underdogs and point guards, is over. With the thrill of the NCAA Basketball Tournament at an end, what will … Continue reading

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Having Trouble Accessing Articles? Read This!

Scholarly journal articles are some of the most-used resources students seek when conducting research and writing papers. With more than 60,000 electronic journals and nearly 12,000 print serials subscriptions across campus, these resources are abundant, current, reliable sources that are … Continue reading

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The 84th Annual Academy Awards

When the nominations for the 84th annual Academy Awards were announced last month, one fact was made clear: Hollywood loves movies about movies. The two films with the most nominations (and the only two to receive double-digit nominations) were Hugo … Continue reading

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Researching Africa @ IU: Electronic Resources

The Africana collection at IU is among the strongest in the United States. It is particularly strong in the humanities and social sciences, and it covers Africa South of the Sahara at a research level and North Africa at a … Continue reading

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American Pie Month

February is usually known for Valentine’s Day, but did you know its official title is “Great American Pie Month? The art of pie making first came to America from the colonial settlers. The first pies were usually meat-based, but the … Continue reading

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Big Game Got you Thinking?

In addition to being one of the most popular sporting events of the year, the Super Bowl is celebrated for its commercials. In case the game got you thinking about media and advertisements, or if you find yourself curious about … Continue reading

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RPS Libraries: What you should know about the res hall libraries

Occasionally, when looking for a book or movie in IUCAT, you might think you have found just what you were looking for, only to meet great disappointment. That season of Burn Notice you wanted, perhaps, or that copy of Suzanne … Continue reading

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What’s What in Biographical Resources

When researching a particular topic, event, or person, biographical tools may come in handy for discovering all sorts of useful information about persons of interest. Here are some of the biographical resources the IUB Libraries have to offer, starting with … Continue reading

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A Virtual Cornucopia of Thanksgiving Tradition

For most college students, Thanksgiving symbolizes a much-needed break in a long Fall Semester, trips home to visit friends and family, football, and perhaps most importantly, food. Most of us went through elementary school hearing romanticized stories about pilgrims, Native … Continue reading

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