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Library Hours – Thanksgiving Break

Posted by isulib on November 20, 2013


Friday                                November 22
Library closes at 5:00 p.m.
Saturday-Sunday              November 23-24
Monday-Wednesday          November 25-27 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m.
Thursday-Friday                November 28-29
Thanksgiving Break; University closed
Saturday                            November 30
December 1, Sunday, Regular hours resume

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Library task force final report, “Reinventing the Library”

Posted by isulib on November 15, 2013

“Reinventing the Library” is a user-based assessment of the information resources and services provided by Cunningham Memorial Library. It provides concrete suggestions for long- and short-term improvements, along with an overview of changing nature of the national academic library environment. The report, prepared by LYRASIS consultants Tom Clareson and Liz Bischoff, was compiled from a series of stakeholder meetings and user surveys.

Report: Reinventing the Library

Report: Reinventing the Library

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Library Entrance Lobby = Venue for Bake Sales and more!

Posted by isulib on November 13, 2013

A group of students in a section of Communication 261 is conducting a Food Drive as part of their group project.  They will have a bin, in the lobby, from October 28th to November 15th.  The food will be donated to the Lighthouse Mission. Look for the Green bin.

The Muslim Student Association (MSA) will have a bin in the lobby to collect clothing for the Helping Hands Organization.  It will be in the lobby until the end of the week.

The Indian Student Association will be selling tickets to their Indian Global Night (HMSU – Nov 16) on Tuesday and Wednesday.  Both days from Noon to 4 pm.

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Library Support for Take Back the Night – 2013: November 12

Posted by isulib on November 12, 2013

Take Back the Night - Community Resource Guide

Take Back the Night – Community Resource Guide

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November 12 Documentary: The Invisible War

Posted by isulib on November 5, 2013


The Invisible War, an award winning documentary film about sexual assault in the American military, will be shown in the Library Events Area from 4-6pm Tuesday 12 Nov. The film will be over before Take Back the Night events begin in DEDE I. There will be refreshments. Sponsored by Women’s Studies and the Cunningham Memorial Library.



hashtag: The #NotInvisible social action campaign works with a number of advocacy, policy, and healing based organizations to ensure our commitment to put an end to rape in the military.

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Librarian Presenting at Indiana Council of Social Studies Conference

Posted by isulib on November 5, 2013

Edith Campbell (Reference/Instruction >> Public Services) will join two area librarians to present at the Indiana Council for the Social Studies annual conference in Indianapolis this Friday, Nov. 8. “Will your students be college ready?  They will be if you use subscription databases for academic research”.  In addition to Campbell, Leslie Morgan (University of Notre Dame) and Willie Miller (IUPUI) teach teachers how to use these resources to develop healthy, scholarly practices.

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November 7: The Reality of Africa and Its Future Prospects

Posted by isulib on November 4, 2013

African Students Union: Africa: What's Next

African Students Union: Africa: What’s Next

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November 5: Pizza & Politics: Marijuana Legalization

Posted by isulib on November 4, 2013

Pizza & Politics: Marijuana Legalization

Pizza & Politics: Marijuana Legalization

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