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Booth Library and the FDIC are partnering to extend an opportunity for funding for EIU faculty interested in creating and adopting Open Educational Resources (OER) materials: textbooks and textbook alternatives, and other materials like simulations, case studies, videos, assignments, quiz banks, lecture slides, lab manuals, etc. The use of OER is a proven means for […]

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The competition is open to all undergraduate and graduate students in any major. Entries may be a research paper or thesis, artistic work, exhibit, musical work, video, podcast, documentary, oral history, performance, data analysis or visualization, or other formats. As long as the student(s) used library resources to complete the project within the last 12 […]

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Booth Library invites the campus and community to join us for the launch of a new speaker series this Spring semester, Authors@EIU. Six authors will be featured in three Spring 2024 Authors@EIU events to celebrate the research, scholarship and creative success of EIU faculty who have recently achieved publication of a book. The library recognizes […]

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Patrons are invited to fall in love with a new book during February by participating in “Blind Date with a Book.” Through “Blind Date with a Book,” patrons choose from several books wrapped in brown paper with descriptive hints written on the front. Patrons check out the book at the Circulation desk and then take […]

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Booth Library is proud to announce a milestone in the preservation and sharing of the creative and scholarly work of Eastern Illinois University. The Keep, EIU’s digital archive, has just posted its 100,000th object. The historic 100,000th object, posted on December 12, 2023, is a photograph from the investiture ceremony of Jay Gatrell. The photograph […]

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EIU students, faculty, and staff now have free online access to the New York Times through Booth Library! We are thrilled to offer this new service to better serve our students and the EIU Community as a whole.  The complimentary subscription is available to anyone with an eiu.edu email address- including retired employees and emeritus […]

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Booth Library at Eastern Illinois University is once again hosting the National Endowment for the Arts Big Read. The theme, Reconsidering the American Dream, will be explored by reading and discussing two books: Heartland: A Memoir of Working Hard and Being Broke in the Richest Country on Earth by Sarah Smarsh, and Infinite Country by […]

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