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"Getting Started with Nexis Uni": Workshop from the University Libraries

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Wednesday, 18 October 2017 7:30 AM
If you missed our Nexis Uni workshops earlier this semester, no worries! Ball State University Libraries are offering another session at the end of this month...

Getting Started with Nexis Uni

Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business, and legal sources from LexisNexis--including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790--with an intuitive interface that offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as alerts and saved searches, and a collaborative work space with shared folders and annotated documents. Attend this workshop to find out about all the possibilities!

Tuesday, October 31
3:30-4:00 p.m.
Bracken Library room 225
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Teaching 21st-Century Learners: The Library Connection

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Tuesday, 17 October 2017 12:00 PM
Teaching 21st-Century Learners: The Library Connection

Information and technology skills are crucial to success for 21st-century learners. Join your librarian, Lisa Jarrell, to learn about how libraries and librarians can help you impart these skills to your future students. We'll talk about the Standards for the 21st-Century Learner from the American Association of School Librarians, and we'll brainstorm ways you can help your future students successfully navigate the information and technology landscape.

Intended audience: Elementary and secondary education students at all levels, students in teaching practicum experiences

Thursday, October 26
3:00-3:50 p.m.
Bracken Library room 008
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Friday Night Cardboard THIS WEEK at Bracken Library

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Tuesday, 17 October 2017 8:00 AM
We had a blast last month at Friday Night Cardboard! Join Ball State University Libraries again this Friday, October 20 from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. on Bracken Library's lower level for another round of tabletop gaming fun! Learn more.

Open Access Week 2017

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Monday, 16 October 2017 7:30 AM
Join Ball State University Libraries for Open Access Week 2017, October 23-29

Now in its tenth year, Open Access Week is an international event highlighting the many ways that scholars, students, and educators publish and reuse freely accessible research. Ball State University Libraries will offer two events during the week:
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Kanopy Information Table at Bracken Library

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Friday, 13 October 2017 7:30 AM
Kanopy Information Table

Kanopy is a new resource that allows current Ball State University students and employees to browse, discover, and stream thousands of films. From documentaries to foreign films and instructional videos, Kanopy offers a variety of content. Embed the films in Blackboard and create playlists and clips to show in classes and presentations.

Drop by our Kanopy information table in the Bracken Library lobby at the times listed below, and we will show you how to use Kanopy to browse the films available. Bring your mobile device and download the Kanopy app!
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Presenting with Prezi for Students

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Thursday, 12 October 2017 8:00 AM
Presenting with Prezi for Students

Join Ball State University Libraries at this workshop to learn the basics of Prezi, a free tool for creating presentations online. You'll get an overview of the tools available in Prezi that can help you easily create presentations for your classroom projects.
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"Literary Research Beyond the Article Databases": A Workshop from the Libraries

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Wednesday, 11 October 2017 7:30 AM
Literary Research Beyond the Article Databases

Databases like JSTOR, MLA International Bibliography, and Literature Criticism Online are key resources in researching authors and literary works. Ball State University Libraries have a variety of additional tools that can deepen your research. Come to our workshop to learn more about these valuable resources.
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Mendeley and EndNote (Citation Management) Workshops in October

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Monday, 02 October 2017 7:30 AM
If you missed last month's citation management workshops, don't worry--Ball State University Libraries are offering more of our Mendeley and EndNote sessions in October! Learn more.

"Getting Started with Nexis Uni": Workshops from the University Libraries

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Wednesday, 20 September 2017 7:30 AM
Getting Started with Nexis Uni

Nexis Uni features more than 15,000 news, business, and legal sources from LexisNexis--including U.S. Supreme Court decisions dating back to 1790--with an intuitive interface that offers quick discovery across all content types, personalization features such as alerts and saved searches, and a collaborative work space with shared folders and annotated documents. Attend this workshop to find out about all the possibilities!
Learn more.

Friday Night Cardboard, Fall 2017 & Spring 2018

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Saturday, 09 September 2017 4:00 PM

Join Ball State University Libraries for Friday Night Cardboard on the third Friday of every month when Fall and Spring classes are in session, from 6:00 to 8:30 p.m. on Bracken Library’s lower level. Board, card, and word games from Educational Technology & Resources' collection 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.
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Citation Management Workshops from the University Libraries

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Tuesday, 05 September 2017 7:30 AM
Join Ball State University Libraries at our upcoming EndNote and Mendeley workshops. We will teach you how to use these citation management tools to organize references and create bibliographies! Learn more.

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