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Catan-ament at Bracken Library, Saturday, April 1

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Monday, 20 March 2017 8:00 AM
Join Ball State University Libraries for Catan-ament at Bracken Library from 1:00 to 5:00 p.m. on Saturday, April 1!

Centered on a (Settlers of) Catan tournament, our event--located in the Schwartz Digital Complex on Bracken Library's first floor, west side--will also feature open play with board, card, and word games from the University Libraries' collection. Stop by for an afternoon of tabletop gaming!
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"BrowZine for Scholars" Workshops from the University Libraries

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Wednesday, 15 March 2017 8:00 AM
BrowZine for Scholars

BrowZine is a popular service that allows current Ball State University students and employees to browse, discover, read, and optimize thousands of the University Libraries' scholarly journals. Built to complement your searching needs, BrowZine does not replace the need for library databases; use this new service in tandem with the University Libraries' existing electronic resources to discover similar titles to the ones you are familiar with and broaden your knowledge of related scholarly literature.
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IEEE Xplore Digital Library Workshops

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Wednesday, 01 March 2017 7:30 AM
IEEE Xplore Digital Library

Ball State University Libraries recently acquired the IEEE Xplore Digital Library. This database contains almost one-third of the world's current literature in electrical engineering, communications, and computer science, as well as conference proceedings and IEEE standards. This workshop will demonstrate how to access and navigate the IEEE Xplore Digital Library's interface and efficiently retrieve relevant sources from its immense collection.
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Reminder about "In Their Own Words" Workshops

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Monday, 27 February 2017 9:00 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 on their lives and times. Come to this workshop to find out how you can find published collections of journals, diaries, and letters, and collections of manuscripts and other personal papers at Ball State University Libraries and elsewhere.
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"In Their Own Words: Manuscripts, Letters, and Other Primary Sources about Literary Lives" - Workshop from the University Libraries

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Friday, 17 February 2017 8:00 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 on their lives and times. Come to this workshop to find out how you can find published collections of journals, diaries, and letters, and collections of manuscripts and other personal papers at Ball State University Libraries and elsewhere.
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"Future Teacher Toolbox" Workshop Series from the University Libraries

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Thursday, 12 January 2017 8:30 AM
Build your teaching toolbox with information from Ball State University Libraries! Our Future Teacher Toolbox workshops are held the third Wednesday of each month from 3 to 4 p.m. Learn more.

Friday Night Cardboard Returns to Bracken Library

Contributed by: Laura MacLeod Mulligan
Published: Wednesday, 07 September 2016 12:00 PM
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 2016-2017 school year, so mark your calendars:

September 16, 2016
October 21, 2016
November 18, 2016
January 20, 2017
February 17, 2017
March 17, 2017
April 21, 2017
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