Category Archives: Services

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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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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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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Writing Tutorial Services is in the Information Commons!

Writing Tutorial Services (WTS) is now located on the first floor of the Information Commons in the Wells Library and provides free 50-minute tutorials to IUB students at all stages of the writing process.  Their hours during the regular academic year … Continue reading

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