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This Week's Workshops from the University Libraries

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Monday, 08 February 2016 3:00 PM
Ball State University Libraries are offering the following workshops this week! Register online or just drop in! Learn more.

Graduate Student Workshops from the University Libraries

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Friday, 05 February 2016 1:00 PM
Ball State University Libraries are offering a variety of workshops in the coming weeks to help familiarize you with research tools, strategies, and more! You may view the full workshop calendar here, and you are welcome to attend any and all sessions that interest you--but see below for some of the sessions that are specifically tailored to graduate-level research. Learn more.

"In Their Own Words": A New Workshop from the University Libraries

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Tuesday, 02 February 2016 10:00 AM
Tomorrow (Wednesday, February 3) at 11 a.m., Ball State University Libraries are holding our first session of a brand-new workshop: In Their Own Words: Manuscripts, Letters, and Other Primary Sources About Literary Lives! Learn more.

Ball State University Libraries 13th Annual Copyright Conference

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Monday, 01 February 2016 10:00 AM
Ball State University Libraries are pleased to announce that registration is now open for the 13th Annual Copyright Conference! Learn more.

"In Their Own Words": A New Workshop from the University Libraries

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Friday, 29 January 2016 7:30 AM
In Their Own Words: Manuscripts, Letters, and Other Primary Sources About Literary Lives

Authors, poets, and playwrights are known for their writing, but not all of them leave behind a handy autobiography or memoir. However, you can still read their own reflections of their lives and times. Come to this workshop to find out how to locate published collections of journals, diaries, and letters, collections of manuscripts, and other personal papers at Ball State University Libraries and elsewhere.
Learn more.

Thesis Research Workshops from the University Libraries

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Monday, 25 January 2016 4:00 PM
Our thesis research workshops are back! Choose from several sessions depending on your research interests and schedule: Learn more.

The Scoop on Famous People: A Workshop from the University Libraries

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Sunday, 24 January 2016 10:30 AM
The Scoop on Famous People: Finding Biographies and Genealogies of Noteworthy Individuals

Are you researching a famous author, artist, statesman, or other historical figure? In this workshop, learn to use Ball State University Libraries' resources to find short and book-length biographies about all sorts of noteworthy people. Then go further, learning to find contemporary newspaper and magazine reports of their lives, and genealogical records and documents about them and their families.
Learn more.

New at the University Libraries for Spring 2016

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Tuesday, 12 January 2016 3:00 PM
Welcome to the Spring 2016 semester! Ball State University Libraries recently made several enhancements to our services and collections. Check out this sampling of what's new and improved: Learn more.

Friday Night Cardboard at Bracken Library

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Monday, 31 August 2015 7:30 AM
Join Ball State University Libraries for Friday Night Cardboard on the third Friday of every month from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. when Fall and Spring classes are in session, on Bracken Library's lower level. Board, card, and word games from Educational Technology & Resources' growing collections will be available to play, including modern board games like Dominion, Ticket to Ride, and Settlers of Catan, and family classics like Monopoly, Scrabble, and Uno. Participants are also welcome to bring a game of their own to share.

Advance registration is not required. Just show up, and bring your friends!

Friday Night Cardboard will take place on the following dates during the 2015-2016 school year, so mark your calendars:
  • September 18, 2015
  • October 16, 2015
  • November 20, 2015
  • January 15, 2016
  • February 19, 2016
  • March 18, 2016
  • April 15, 2016
Learn more.

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