Monthly Archives: February 2012

Jazz Up Your Presentations

In many cases, a project for class will include several different components, and students may have to hand in a proposal, a bibliography, or working drafts on top of the final paper. But perhaps the most dreaded and stressful part … Continue reading

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The 84th Annual Academy Awards

When the nominations for the 84th annual Academy Awards were announced last month, one fact was made clear: Hollywood loves movies about movies. The two films with the most nominations (and the only two to receive double-digit nominations) were Hugo … Continue reading

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Researching Africa @ IU: Electronic Resources

The Africana collection at IU is among the strongest in the United States. It is particularly strong in the humanities and social sciences, and it covers Africa South of the Sahara at a research level and North Africa at a … Continue reading

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American Pie Month

February is usually known for Valentine’s Day, but did you know its official title is “Great American Pie Month? The art of pie making first came to America from the colonial settlers. The first pies were usually meat-based, but the … Continue reading

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Big Game Got you Thinking?

In addition to being one of the most popular sporting events of the year, the Super Bowl is celebrated for its commercials. In case the game got you thinking about media and advertisements, or if you find yourself curious about … Continue reading

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