Category Archives: Services

Digital Services with a Human Touch

January is now over and, hopefully, you are starting to settle into your classes and schedules. As it is still early in the semester many of you are probably not yet worried about the big paper or project you have … Continue reading

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IU-B African Studies Library: a Bountiful Research Collection

Are you someone who is interested in scholarly reference materials on Africa south of the Sahara? If so, look no further than your IU Bloomington Library! The 6th floor of the Wells Library has a vast collection of documents covering … Continue reading

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Get More Out of the Library!

Hey Hoosiers! You probably know that you can find books and articles at the library, but here’s a few things you can find at the library that you might not know about. 1. You might know that you can Ask … Continue reading

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RPS Libraries: Getting to know your “in-home” library

Dying to watch the new Iron Man 3 movie or to read Veronica Roth’s popular new series Divergent? Or maybe you’re in your pajamas, and it’s just too cold outside to leave your residence hall. Alas, these information needs can … Continue reading

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Music Archives at IUB Libraries

In addition to the renowned Cook Music Library, two additional music facilities within the IUB libraries that you don’t want to miss are the Archives of Traditional Music and the Archives of African American Music and Culture. One of the … Continue reading

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Check This Out! Five Types of Materials Worth Borrowing

Think libraries only have print materials? Guess again! The IUB Libraries have a plethora of resources in all shapes and sizes for your leisurely and academic use. Here are five types of materials you may want to check out that … Continue reading

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Adventures in Text Anaylsis

What is text analysis? Does text mining or big data sound familiar? Developed as a form of computational linguistics, text analysis allows you to find word patterns, linguistic structures, and word-usage statistics in texts, allowing for macroscopic or “distant” reading … Continue reading

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Adaptive Technology and Accessibility Center (ATAC)

Have you ever wondered why there are several workstations in the Student Technology Centers which are labeled “Adaptive Technology Priority Workstation”? These are computers which have adaptive technology applications (Kurzweil 3000, JAWS, and ZoomText) available. Adaptive technologies, also known as … 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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