Irwin Library is hosting it’s 24-Hour Night on Wednesday, May 1, and will be open all night to accommodate students’ finals week study needs. Free coffee will be available starting at 8 p.m., and free pizza and mini massages will start at 9 p.m. Stop by and hit the books, take a relaxing break, and don’t worry about closing time until Thursday!
Interested in having an impact on the lives of Butler students? Butler Libraries are now taking applications for the Library Student Liaison position. Reporting to the dean of libraries, this position will play a leadership role in developing library resources, services, and spaces that meet students’ information needs. Responsibilities include: creating effective channels of communication between the Butler Libraries and Butler students; collaborating with library faculty and staff to develop programs and special events for students; using surveys and focus groups to identify student information needs and concerns; participating in library planning and management discussions. The position is for 14 hours per week at $9.00 per hour during the academic year.The position is also available for internship credit.
For more information about minimum qualifications, go to B.L.U.E. or email Dr. Julie Miller, dean of libraries, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Butler University faculty and students now have access to the Films on Demand database of streaming video at http://digital.films.com/. Both full-length videos and video clips are included in the database, and users can browse the database by subject or search for specific titles. Faculty can embed links for specific videos into Moodle for online and hybrid courses.
For more information or assistance with Films on Demand, please contact the liaison librarian for your subject or discipline.
Ann Bilodeau, Clinical Instructor and Director of Butler University’s Speech-Language Clinic in the College of Communication is participating in World Book Night, which takes place Tuesday, April 23. Professor Bilodeau will by giving away 20 free copies of The Phantom Tollbooth in the lobby of Irwin Library. The World Book Night website gives more information about the national initiative to promote literacy.
During the first-ever IndyPL Library Card Drive on Butler’s campus, 50 Butler patrons were able to apply for and get, or renew, a card for the Indianapolis Public Library. Thank you to those who braved the weather and stopped by to help us celebrate National Library Week in this partnership with our local public library, and congratulations on your new library cards!
For those who were unable to stop by during the event, you may still get a library card for IndyPL, which will give you access to the more than 2 million titles in their collection, including ebooks and song downloads. Simply stop by an IndyPL branch with your student ID and a piece of mail verifying your campus address to get a card, and start taking advantage of the materials and resources available through your Indianapolis community!