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APA Style Central Has Arrived!

Posted by isulib on February 6, 2017

APA STYLE CENTRAL

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Questions about APA Style Central: contact your librarian liaison or our Electronic Resources Librarian

 

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Feb. 7: 12th Darwin Day: BEES!!!

Posted by isulib on February 3, 2017

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Tuesday, February 7, 7pm in Library Events

Speaker Info Barrett Klein

Speaker’s Website Barrett Klein

The Library is also a co-sponsor.

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Jan. 25: PolSciPanel: Prospects for the Foreign Policy of Donald Trump

Posted by isulib on January 18, 2017

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Nov. 7 in the FCTE: student success scholar to speak

Posted by isulib on November 1, 2016

11am in the Faculty Center for Teaching Excellence

Mary Murphy from the Indiana University department of psychological and brain sciences, will return to ISU to present her latest research with strong student success implications for an event sponsored by the Office of Student Success and the ISU Student Success Council.

The talk focuses on What We Say Matters: New Research on How Student Performance Feedback Can Impact Their Future Effort.

Murphy is the principal investigator, Mind and Identity in Context Lab, and an external consultant for the ISU First-in-the-World Grant.

Murphy’s research is on how student feedback on assignments impacts their future effort and performance. She and her team developed and field tested a feedback intervention that shows promise for stimulating students to greater effort, rather than what sometimes happens, self-doubt about their capability to master content and for some, dropping a class or underperforming in the course.

Murphy will also discuss preliminary results from a similar study focused on students who are placed on academic probation and ways in which changes to probation letter wording and/or similar communication can be used to trigger higher performance and greater positive outcomes.

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Oct. 26-27: 5th Work-Life Integration Conference – Schedule

Posted by isulib on October 20, 2016

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Everyone on campus can find something of interest at this conference! Two days of programs, a keynote and reception and Resource Tables. Come and go as you can. DO NOT MISS THIS! See photos from the 2014 Conference.

Conference planners Drs. Debra Israel. Cindy Crowder and Barbara Eversole have a packed schedule for the Library Events Area.

WEDNESDAY, OCTOBER 26

8:30 – 9 am light continental breakfast and discussion

9-9:50 am Pregnant Rosies and Soldier’s Babies: Reproduction, Care and Work-Family Balance during World War II , Dr. Ruth Fairbanks, Instructor, History and Gender Studies, Dept. of Multidisciplinary Studies

10- 10:50 am Work-Life Balance for Students Dr. Barbara Eversole, Associate Professor of Human Resource Development, Human Resource Development and Performance Technologies Department, ISU.

11 -11:50 am The college student’s dilemma:  Work-Time Use-FlexibilityDr. Lonnie Golden (our keynote speaker later today)

Noon- 12:50    Breastfeeding: Practice, policy, and public perceptions, Dr. Amanda Lubold, Assistant Professor of Sociology, Dept. of Multidisciplinary Studies, Dr. Tina Kruger, Associate Professor, Dept. of Applied Health Sciences, and Melissa Bennett,  Vigo County WIC Program

1 – 1:50 pm Family Friendly Supervisors: Simply Effective Managers? Dr. Barbara Eversole, Associate Professor of Human Resource Development, Dept. of Human Resource Development and Performance Technologies

2-2:50 pm Work-Life, Pay Gaps, and Promoting Gender and LGBTQ Equality, Marsha Miller, Cunningham Memorial Library and Debra Israel, Associate Professor of Economics and Gender Studies

3-3:50 pm Promoting Positive Change at the Personal and Policy Level – A Collaborative Workshop (Facilitated by Barbara Eversole and Debra Israel primarily for University faculty and staff)

4 pm- 5 pm Time to explore the RESOURCE TABLES (Library books & DVDs; American Association of University Women materials; American Association of University Professors materials; Community resources) – Note: Resource Tables will be available throughout the conference. See the AAUW table or Marsha Miller for a special conference rate for joining AAUW.

5 pm RECEPTION

5:30 – 6:30 pm KEYNOTE:

Workplace Flexibility and Humanistic Resources: Benefits and Costs for Employees, Organizations and Society

Dr. Lonnie Golden, Professor of Economics, Penn State University – Abington, Senior Research Analyst, Project for Middle Class Renewal, Univ. of Illinois School of Labor and Employment Relations

Link to Dr. Golden’s Google Scholar citations

ADDITIONAL FEATURE: 8 pm, Listen on your radio to WISU, 89.7, All Things Wabash Valley with Dr. Phil Glende, for an interview on Work-Life Integration with Dr. Barbara Eversole and Dr. Debra Israel.

THURSDAY, OCTOBER 27

9 – 9:30 am light continental breakfast and discussion

9:30 am – 10:45 am Are You Developing the WHOLE Employee? An Interactive Workshop with Dr. Cindy Crowder, Chairperson, Dept. of Human Resource Development and Performance Technologies

11- 12:15  Promoting Positive Change at the Personal and Policy Level – A Collaborative Workshop (Facilitated by Barbara Eversole and Debra Israel primarily for University faculty and staff)

12:30 – 1:45 pm Introduction to Upcoming Book Discussions on Overwhelmed: How to Work, Love, and Play When No One Has the Time by Brigid Schulte and Finding Time: The Economics of Work-Life Conflict by Heather Boushey

2 – 3:15 pm Paid Parental Leave at ISU: A Framework for Action, Dr. Amanda Lubold, Dept. of Multidisciplinary Studies, with her Medical Sociology students

3:15 pm- 4 pm RESOURCE TABLES available for browsing (Library books & DVDs; American Association of University Women materials; American Association of University Professors materials; Community resources)

4 pm- 5 pm Graduate Student Success Strategies Session Organizer: Dr. Donna Selman, Chairperson, Dept. of Multidisciplinary Studies

Many thanks to our sponsors:

Bayh College of Education, College of Arts and Sciences, Scott College of Business, College of Graduate and Professional Studies, College of Technology, Cunningham Memorial Library, Faculty Center for Teaching Excellence, Dept. of Communication, Dept. of Economics, Dept. of Human Resource Development and Performance Technologies, and Dept. of Multidisciplinary Studies.

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Heather Rayl helping lead the ISU OER charge

Posted by isulib on September 19, 2016

Emerging Technologies librarian Heather Rayl has had a busy summer, helping a Communication Department team convert the Comm 101 textbook into an Open Education Resource text.

She also maintains a guide to OER information at  Open Educational Resources.

As more faculty become aware of the OER movement, workshops are being provided to spread the info.

The next workshop will be held Tuesday September 20, 2016 in the Faculty Center for Teaching Excellence, Library room 103, 3-4pm.

Promo: Are you frustrated with your textbook? Are you looking for ways to inject more custom materials into your class? Then Open Educational Resources might be the answer for you! Stop by the Faculty Center for Teaching Excellence for a workshop on what OERs are, how to find them, and maybe even earn some money on the side just for converting your class! Light refreshments will be served. 

For more information, contact Heather.Rayl@indstate.edu or call (812) 237-2150

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LIBRARIAN OFFICE HOURS FALL 2016 BY DAY OF WEEK AND LIAISON

Posted by isulib on August 29, 2016

Throughout the semester, Reference/Instruction Librarians have regular weekly office hours for the students and faculty in the academic colleges and departments they liaison with. In addition staff and community library users are welcome to contact us as well.  For additional consultation appointments, use the Meet with a Librarian links. In addition, the 1st floor Desk is always a first stop for people needing assistance with library research.

MONDAYS 10:00-11:30AM, LIBRARY ROOM 106>> Marsha Miller for  Applied Health Sciences; Applied Medicine & Rehabilitation; Distance Learning; Kinesiology, Recreation and Sport; Multidisciplinary Studies (Gender Studies; International Studies; Philosophy; Sociology); Music; Social Work,  Phone: (812) 237-2606, or use our Meet with a Librarian Online Form http://library.indstate.edu/forms/liaison.asp

MONDAYS 2:00-3:00 AT LIBRARY REFERENCE DESK>> Cheryl Blevens for Browsing Books and Magazines; English; Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics; Phone: (812) 237-8986 or use our Meet with a Librarian Online Form http://library.indstate.edu/forms/liaison.asp

MONDAYS 9:00-10:00 AM IN LIBRARY 110 >> Brian Bunnett for Art; History; Theater, Phone: (812) 237-2577, or use our Meet with a Librarian Online Form http://library.indstate.edu/forms/liaison.asp

TUESDAYS 9:00-10:00 IN Landsbaum Center for Health Ed. >> Shelley Arvin for Biology; Chemistry; Economics; Nursing; Physics; Science Education; Phone: (812) 237-2605 or use our Meet with a Librarian Online Form http://library.indstate.edu/forms/liaison.asp

TUESDAYS 1:00-2:00, LIBRARY >> Karen Evans for Criminology; Government Documents; Psychology; Reference, Phone: (812) 237-8824, or use our Meet with a Librarian Online Form http://library.indstate.edu/forms/liaison.asp

TUESDAYS 10:00-11:00 IN CRIMINOLOGY DEPARTMENT>> Karen Evans for Criminology; Government Documents; Psychology; Reference, Phone: (812) 237-8824, or use our Meet with a Librarian Online Form http://library.indstate.edu/forms/liaison.asp

TUESDAYS 10:00-11:00 AT LIBRARY REFERENCE DESK >> Cheryl Blevens for Browsing Books and Magazines; English; Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics; Phone: (812) 237-8986 or use our Meet with a Librarian Online Form http://library.indstate.edu/forms/liaison.asp

WEDNESDAYS 9:00-10:30 COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY LOBBY >> Rolland McGiverin for  Career Center; College of Technology; Motorsports; Scott College of Business, Phone: (812) 237-2615, or use our Meet with a Librarian Online Form http://library.indstate.edu/forms/liaison.asp

THURSDAYS 9:00-10:30 COLLEGE OF TECHNOLOGY LOBBY >> Rolland McGiverin for Career Center; College of Technology; Motorsports; Scott College of Business, Phone: (812) 237-2615, or use our Meet with a Librarian Online Form http://library.indstate.edu/forms/liaison.asp

THURSDAYS 10:00-11:00 IN ROOT A-143 >> Cheryl Blevens for Browsing Books and Magazines; English; Languages, Literatures, and Linguistics, Phone: (812) 237-8986 or use our Meet with a Librarian Online Form http://library.indstate.edu/forms/liaison.asp

THURSDAYS 9:00-10:00 IN NURSING BUILDING >> Shelley Arvin for Biology; Chemistry; Economics; Nursing; Physics; Science Education; Phone: (812) 237-2605 or use our Meet with a Librarian Online Form http://library.indstate.edu/forms/liaison.asp

FRIDAYS 2-4 AT LIBRARY REFERENCE DESK >> Steve Hardin for Communication; Earth and Environmental Systems; Math and Computer Science; Political Science, Phone: (812) 237-7685, or use our Meet with a Librarian Online Form http://library.indstate.edu/forms/liaison.asp

APPOINTMENTS AS NEEDED >> Edith Campbell for Bayh College of Education, Phone: (812) 237-2058; use our Meet with a Librarian Online Form http://library.indstate.edu/forms/liaison.asp

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Library Staff Honored at Bayh College of Education’s Honor Day Convocation

Posted by isulib on June 15, 2016

Two of our very own Cunningham Memorial Library personnel recently received prestigious awards during the Bayh College of Education’s Honor Day Convocation.

Librarian Susan Frey received the J. Fred Swalls Award in School Administration. This award, established in 1979 by members of the faculty in honor of Dr. Swalls, is awarded to BryceBocara deserving student in the School Administration Ph.D. program.

Student Assistant Bryce Brocar was awarded the Elisha A. Bourne Scholarship. The award, established in 2006 by a gift from the estate of James Elrod in memory of his grandfather Elisha A. Bourne, is awarded to juniors who plan to teach and reside in Indiana. Upon completion of requisite courses with the required level of success, Bryce was also admitted to the Becoming a Complete Professional program.

 

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Librarian to Assist Creating Multicultural Curriculum Learning Community

Posted by isulib on April 19, 2016

Colleen Haas, a full-time instructor of African and African American Studies, has been chosen as a Faculty Fellow in the Faculty Center for Teaching Excellence to develop and implement a Multicultural Curriculum Learning Community at Indiana State.

The Multicultural Curriculum Learning Community will offer the opportunity for faculty to transform existing courses or develop new course content relative to diversity, inclusiveness and global societal perspectives gained from the sessions provided. An announcement calling for participants will be coming soon.

Haas received her bachelor’s degree from The College of St. Catherine in St. Paul, Minnesota in 1983. She earned her master’s (2005) degree and doctorate (2010) in ethnomusicology from Indiana University. Haas spent 12 months researching in Brazil as a Fulbright scholar in 2006. She joined the Indiana State faculty in 2011. Last week, Haas was recognized with the Community-Based Learning and Scholarship Award during Indiana State University’s Faculty Recognition Banquet.

Edith Campbell, an assistant reference and instruction librarian at Cunningham Memorial Library, will assist with the initiative. She received a bachelor’s degree from the University of Cincinnati and master’s degree from Indiana University. She will serve the initiative as a faculty affiliate via the Faculty Center for Teaching Excellence.

Colleen brings an impressive depth of knowledge, experiences, and passion to this initiative,” said Beth Whitaker, director of the Faculty Center for Teaching Excellence. “I am confident that her informed background and collaborative spirit will allow her to lead the new learning community in a highly productive fashion. Edi also comes to this initiative with expertise and energy. She will be assisting in research efforts and program coordination. Under the guidance of these two individuals, I am certain this learning community will afford participants a rewarding opportunity to grow and learn together as they explore the diverse aspects of multicultural curriculum.”

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March 2: Hard Women (rural women and female masculinity); GUEST SPEAKER: Colin Johnson

Posted by isulib on February 23, 2016

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Guest speaker, Colin Johnson: Director of Graduate Studies – Associate Professor of Gender Studies

  • PhD in American Culture, University of Michigan, 2003
  • MA in American Culture, University of Michigan, 1998
  • AB in Law, Letters and Society, University of Chicago, 1996
  • Adjunct Associate Professor of American Studies, History and Human Biology

Publications

BOOKS

Johnson, Colin R. Unfriendly Thresholds: Misanthropy and Sexual Difference in American Culture [In Progress].

Johnson, Colin R. Just Queer Folks: Gender and Sexuality in Rural America. Philadelphia: Temple University Press, 2013. Published as part of the Sexuality Studies book series, Janice Irvine and Regina Kunzel, eds. Finalist for the Lambda Literary Award in LGBT Studies.

EDITED VOLUMES

Gray, Mary L., Brian Gilley and Colin R. Johnson, eds.  Queering the Countryside: New Frontiers in Rural Queer Studies. New York: New York University Press, 2016.

BOOK CHAPTERS

Johnson, Colin R. “Men and Women Like That: Regional Identities and Rural Sexual Cultures in the South and Pacific Northwest” in Understanding and Teaching U.S. Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual, and Transgender History, Susan K. Freeman and Leila J. Rupp, eds. Madison, WI: University of Wisconsin Press, 2014. 166-177. Winner of the 2015 Lambda Literary Award for Best LGBT Anthology.

Johnson, Colin R. “Unfriendly Thresholds: On Queerness, Capitalism and Misanthropy in 19th Century America” in Unarchived Histories: The ‘Mad’ and the ‘Trifling’ in the Colonial and Postcolonial World, Gyanendra Pandey, ed. London: Routledge, 2013. 110-124.

Johnson, Colin R. “Homosexuals from Haystacks: Gay Liberation and the Specter of Queer Majority in Rural California, circa 1970” in Subalternity and Difference: Investigations From the North and the South, Gyanendra Pandey, ed.  London: Routledge, 2011. 41-56.

Johnson, Colin R. “Casual Sex: Subaltern Sexuality ‘On the Road’ in Early Twentieth Century America” in Subaltern Citizens and Their Histories: Investigations From India and the United States, Gyanendra Pandey, ed.  London: Routledge, 2010. 63-76.

JOURNAL ARTICLES

Johnson, Colin R. “Casual Sex: Towards a ‘Prehistory’ of Gay Life in Bohemian America.”Interventions: International Journal of Postcolonial Studies 10.3 (November 2008): 303-320.

Johnson, Colin R. “Homosexuals in Unexpected Places? An Introduction.” American Studies48.2 (Summer 2007): 5-8.

Johnson, Colin R. “Camp Life: The Queer History of ‘Manhood’ in the Civilian Conservation Corps, 1933-1937.” American Studies 48.2 (Summer 2007): 19-36.  Winner of the Stone-Suderman Prize given by the Mid-America American Studies Association in recognition of the best essay published each year in the journal American Studies.

OTHER PUBLICATIONS

Johnson, Colin R. “The Thin Line of Embodiment,” Bridge 11: Lia Cook, Mariko Kusumoto, Anne Drew Potter.  Pittsburgh: Society for Contemporary Craft, 2011. n.p.

Johnson, Colin R. “Dandyism,” “Dating,” and “Metrosexuals,” in Encyclopedia of Sex and Gender. Fedwa Malti-Douglas,ed.Detroit: Macmillan Reference USA, 2007. 369-371, 376-382, 1006.

Johnson, Colin R. “Rural Space: Queer America’s Final Frontier.” The Chronicle of Higher Education. 13 January 2006. B15-16.

Johnson, Colin R. “Urban, Suburban, and Rural Geographies” in Encyclopedia of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender History in America, Marc Stein, ed. New York: Charles Scribner’s Sons, 2004. 217-222.

[source: Colin Johnson]

 

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