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September 2020 - April 2021

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CHARLESTON – Eastern Illinois University students who have used Booth Library resources to enhance their research are encouraged to enter the library’s Awards for Excellence in Student Research and Creativity program. The program is open to all Eastern Illinois University students. Cash prizes of up to $300 will be awarded, in addition to certificates of […]

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The Center for Student Innovation (CSI) at Booth Library invites underrepresented, undergraduate student teams to share ideas and technologies that will solve a specific problem. Each team will pitch its idea of how to solve the problem that they identify and describe using the resources that are currently available in or could be purchased for […]

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One of the highlights of the Film On Demand Streaming video resource is the huge variety of videos about music that are available. You can search for artists, genres or famous pieces of music to explore the collection, but the sidebar icon to the left of the Films On Demand logo allows you to browse […]

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Booth Library has an in-depth collection of resources focusing on cultural acceptance and inclusivity. During 2021, our librarians will feature research guides on a variety of these topics. To kick off this series, librarians Kirstin Duffin and Stacey Knight-Davis present this list of books and films available at Booth on the topics of Judaism, antisemitism […]

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Booth has reopened its fourth-floor study rooms and meditation room for reservations. The rooms had been closed for safety reasons during the pandemic. “We’ve received several requests from students to reopen the study rooms,” said Zach Newell, dean of Library Services. “Students with online classes need private spaces to work, and after discussing protocols with […]

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The U.S. Poet Laureate will read from her book, “An American Sunrise,” during a special virtual event on Jan. 30. The program is part of EIU Booth Library’s Big Read program. Joy Harjo will present the program at 1 p.m. via Microsoft Teams. The program is free and open to the public (all that is […]

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