Category Archives: resources

Midterm Madness: Let Zotero Help!

Ugh, it’s that midterm time of the year. Outside, everything is happy crunchy leaves and beautiful fall color, but inside everything is coffee and papers and stress. So, in an effort to help you manage that stress, I’d like to … Continue reading

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Check This Out! Five Types of Materials Worth Borrowing

Think libraries only have print materials? Guess again! The IUB Libraries have a plethora of resources in all shapes and sizes for your leisurely and academic use. Here are five types of materials you may want to check out that … Continue reading

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Summertime in Bloomington!

You might be in the midst of finals right now but have no fear, summer is near! If you’re one of the many students who stay in Bloomington during the semester break consider yourself lucky. Bloomington has a ton of … Continue reading

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National Poetry Month

In 1996, the Academy for American Poets established National Poetry Month to encourage people to read and write poetry and also increase the visibility of the art form. There are other online resources that offer information about poetic forms, poets … Continue reading

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Web of Knowledge

Do you feel like you’ve run out of places to look for journal articles to use for your term paper? Have you already found a few great ones but don’t know where to look next? Web of Knowledge might be … Continue reading

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EveryBODY Week at Wells Library

This week the Herman B Wells Library is celebrating EveryBODY week along with Counseling And Psychological Services (CAPS), Recreational Sports, and other campus departments. In addition to the fun events taking place in the library’s lobby, the IUB library is … Continue reading

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Adventures in Text Anaylsis

What is text analysis? Does text mining or big data sound familiar? Developed as a form of computational linguistics, text analysis allows you to find word patterns, linguistic structures, and word-usage statistics in texts, allowing for macroscopic or “distant” reading … Continue reading

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Inked Links: Tattoo Resources

When I got my first (and at this point only) tattoo a little over six months ago, it was only after years and years of deliberation, of getting close so many times with what seemed liked just the right idea, … Continue reading

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Adaptive Technology and Accessibility Center (ATAC)

Have you ever wondered why there are several workstations in the Student Technology Centers which are labeled “Adaptive Technology Priority Workstation”? These are computers which have adaptive technology applications (Kurzweil 3000, JAWS, and ZoomText) available. Adaptive technologies, also known as … Continue reading

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Take a study break with IU Libraries

I know you’re thinking, “Is this some sort of sick joke? Why would I spend my study break in the library?” It’s not a joke. Believe it or not, the library can be a really useful resource for helping your … Continue reading

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