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HOMECOMING SPIRIT WEEK – NEON DAY!

Posted by isulib on October 15, 2015

There were EIGHT colorful Library folk today celebrating NEON Day of Spirit Week and posing for posterity.

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Heather Rayl, Abby Wright, Robin Crumrin, Beverly Grubb, Melissa Gustafson, Ali Moorhead, Shelley Arvin

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Homecoming: Tent City Location

Posted by isulib on October 15, 2015

We are tent #9. Remember, it’s a combo: Library, University College,

Extended Learning, Graduate/Professional Studies

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Library Staff Celebrate Spirit Week’s PRO SPORTS DAY

Posted by isulib on October 13, 2015

CML - Homecoming Week Pro Sports Day

Back row: Christi Reinig, Abby Wright, Melissa Gustafson

Front row: Debbie Considine, Ali Moorhead, Beverly Grubb

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Homecoming 2015 – FIND US IN TENT CITY!

Posted by isulib on October 13, 2015

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The Library will share a tent with the University College, Extended Learning and Graduate & Professional Studies, so come find the really big tent! Grab a bag and some of our famous homecoming pretzel mix. View our new display of Archives materials. Your children can color antique children’s toys sheets.

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Library staff presenting at ISU’s Diversity Research Symposium (Oct. 23 & 24)

Posted by isulib on October 13, 2015

Andrea Boehme (Circulation Supervisor), and Susan Frey (Associate Librarian) will be presenting their research from one of their PhD program projects at the upcoming, 2015 Diversity Research Symposium at ISU! Their juried panel presentation, Lavender Graduation: Implementing a Program of Support and Gratitude for LGBTQ Students, is a team project. Presenting with them are fellow doctoral students Robert Harpool, graduate assistant, Bayh College of Education; Landon Brothers, Assistant Director, Office of Tutorial Support, IUPUI; and Mark Minglin, Executive Director, Academic Support Programs, IUPUI.

As a way of extending their research beyond the classroom the team also recently met with the Vice President and Dean of Students, and the Office of Diversity here at ISU. Plans are now underway for the team to work with ISU on diversity issues.

The 2015 Diversity Research Symposium will be held on Friday, October 23, 2015 from 1:00pm – 5:00pm, and Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 9:00am -1:00 pm at the Hulman Memorial Student Union. The theme for the symposium is, Community: Embracing All Identities, and will showcase interdisciplinary research centering on diversity. Registration is $55.00 for staff/faculty/community members, and $10.00 for students.

Registration is at https://indstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eg5FyUcEcRWE02p

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October 14: Pizza and Politics: Dress Code or Sexism?

Posted by isulib on October 13, 2015

Dress Code or Sexism?

Starts at: 7:00 pm  Ends at: 8:00 pm  

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The American Democracy Project is sponsoring a Pizza and Politics event Oct. 14 on tackling the issue of sexism in society today.  All students, faculty and staff are invited to participate.

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October 13: Tonight! Democratic candidate debate

Posted by isulib on October 13, 2015

Debate and Tweet

Starts at: 8:45 pm  Ends at: 11:00 pm – Cunningham Memorial Library (Events Area)

The American Democracy Project is sponsoring a Debate and Tweet event Oct. 13. All students, faculty and staff are invited to participate. The televised Democratic debate will be shown, featuring a live Twitter feed for students throughout the event.

For a complete listing of Fall 2015 American Democracy Project Programming please visit our websitehttp://www.indstate.edu/adp/events

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Latino Student Union: Celebrate Hispanic Heritage Month

Posted by isulib on October 8, 2015

Frida Kahlo can be found in the Library Lobby, representing the Latino Student Union’s recognition of Hispanic Heritage Month – Library of Congress.

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Find out more about this student organization!

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October 7: Fall Exposium – a wealth of student research awaits!

Posted by isulib on October 7, 2015

Fall 2015 Exposium

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Reference Questions, Week of September 8, 2015

Posted by isulib on October 2, 2015

Just a spot-check to see how many questions we’re getting.

                                              Question Type                                         Count
Major 26
Minor 40
Directional 31
Equipment/Technology 12
Printing 5
Reserves/Grad Carrels 1
Billing 1
ILL 4
Government Documents 0
Help Locating Item 30
Policy/Account Inquiries 7

SOURCE OF QUESTIONS

Communication Count
Information Desk 107
Phone (812) 237-2580; (812) 237-2541 17
Email A Librarian http://library.indstate.edu/tools/questions/ 1
Chat  http://library.indstate.edu/tools/reflive.html 31

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