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Try-It! Illinois 2022, the annual statewide database trial sponsored by Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White and the Illinois State Library, is now available. Try-It! Illinois offers the opportunity to survey and evaluate a wide variety of electronic resources. Thanks to the partnerships between the Illinois State Library and participating electronic resource vendors, […]

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Popular programs from Adobe are now available in the Fishbowl computer lab on the fourth floor of Booth Library. This includes Premiere Pro, Media Encoder, Photoshop and InDesign. Anyone with an EIU username may access them. To use these Adobe programs, patrons enter their EIU email address. They will then be redirected to EIU’s “Single […]

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Booth Library invites patrons to “trick or treat” themselves with a new book during October by participating in “Blind Date with a Book: Love at First Bite.” The library debuted the “Blind Date with a Book” program in February. Because of its popularity, the Booth Public Services Committee created this special fall edition of the […]

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Booth now offers access to Skillshare, an online learning community! Through the Skillshare platform, current EIU students, faculty and staff can independently participate in a variety of training and workshops, including in photography, graphic design, music, marketing, freelancing and much more! Access is free via the Booth Library website, but a reservation is required. Those […]

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The Center for Student Innovation at Booth Library is offering an opportunity for students, staff, and faculty to learn more about technology in this hands-on workshop series. This five-session series covers a variety of topics, from text analysis to using social media in your research. These workshops are free, and they will take place in […]

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Students: Do you need help with research this semester? Booth librarians have you covered with quick 30-minute research sessions during September and October. Come and learn about the library, how to search using keywords, how to locate an article or book, and more. All workshops are free and will take place in the e-classroom on […]

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If you’re participating in the EIU Reads discussions on The 1619 Project by Nikole Hannah-Jones this fall, Booth Library has you covered! A dramatic expansion of a groundbreaking work of journalism and a #1 New York Times bestseller, The 1619 Project: A New Origin Story offers a profoundly revealing vision of the American past and […]

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