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Writing Center to hold critical thinking workshops in April

Posted by isulib on March 29, 2013

The Writing Center to Hold Two Workshops on Critical Thinking/Reading

Writing Center Neon sign

When the light is on, we are open for business!

Do your students seem reluctant to question information they find in print? Do their argumentative works exhibit flaws in logic? Send them to the Writing Center’s workshops on Critical Reading and Thinking for a little extra help!

On April 3 we will present “Critically Reading an Argument” at 4 p.m. in Library 230.

We’ll follow up with “Critical Thinking and Logical Fallacies” on April 17.

Proof of attendance is available upon request.

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Exposium Set for 1st Week in April

Posted by isulib on March 29, 2013

Exposium, the annual celebration of student research and creativity, is the first Week of April!

Exposium - Center for Student Research and Creativity

Exposium – Center for Student Research and Creativity

Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Exposium will be held in the Cunningham Memorial Library Events Area, where students display posters of their research projects and examples of creative projects they have accomplished. Exhibits are up each day and authors will be present at various times to answer any questions.

For a detailed schedule see


On Wednesday, April 3, Exposium will move to the Landini Center for Creative and Performimg Arts for a day of performances.


For a full schedule of events please visit, or call Jenifer Pollom at ext. 2520 with any questions.

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Got a Research Question? Online chat room tonight [March 19] 10pm-11pm

Posted by isulib on March 19, 2013

Find the Reference/Instruction online chat room [Collaborate] link here – see also connection information for 1st-time visitors

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Introduction to Electronic Records Webinar: March 21

Posted by isulib on March 19, 2013

Introduction to Electronic Records Webinar set for Thursday

University Archives invites you to attend a webinar produced by the Society of American Archivists. The webinar covers introductory topics regarding the long-term management and preservation of electronic records. Anyone is welcome to join us in the Cunningham Memorial Library’s lower level in room 028 Thursday, March 21 from 10 to 11:30 a.m. The University Archivist will be available for questions after the webinar.

Questions? Contact Eric Holt (x8435) or

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Presentation to Campus on “Reinventing the Library: Meeting Campus Needs in the 21st Century”

Posted by Heather on March 18, 2013

What: Presentation on Reinventing the Library: Meeting Campus Needs in the 21st Century

When: Tuesday, March 19, 2013

11:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. – Light lunch available

12:00 – Presentation of iPads to winners of Library survey drawing

12:00 to 1:30 p.m. – Consultant presentation program

Where: Library Events Area, first floor

Why: Consultants will report back to the campus on their findings from the fall panel discussions and focus groups as well as the recent campus wide survey.

Who: All faculty, staff, and students at Indiana State University are encouraged to attend.

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