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Booth Library was awarded $18,000 from the National Library of Medicine to implement a health literacy program in the Southeastern region of Illinois. With the award funding, Booth Library will partner with the EIU Department of Public Health and Health Communication program to create training that includes the National Library of Medicine Digital Health Literacy […]

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Booth Library has an in-depth collection of resources focusing on cultural acceptance and inclusivity. During 2021, our librarians are featuring research guides on a variety of these topics. This month, we focus on materials related to Latino Heritage Month, which is celebrated on the EIU campus through Nov. 2. Several activities are planned. Please see […]

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The popular MLA Handbook is newly available in electronic form, and Booth Library has arranged for a database trial that will run until October 15. MLA Handbook Plus contains the complete text of the 9th edition (2021) of the handbook, which provides guidance on writing research papers and citing sources using MLA Style. Please visit […]

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It’s been a while, but real-life, physical movie displays have once again returned to the fourth floor of the library! There may be no better time for a movie display comeback than spooky season, and this one is jam-packed with a finely-curated selection of only the best Halloween-type films from our collection. Don’t see what […]

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Booth Library recently upgraded two of our academic databases from EBSCO to better serve researchers. Academic Search Ultimate is EBSCO‚Äôs largest multi-disciplinary article database, with over 4800 full-text, non-open-access journals, most of which are peer-reviewed, from over 80 countries.  It also provides access to a curated collection of over 4000 high-quality open access journals and […]

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Governor JB Pritzker and the Illinois Department of Commerce and Economic Opportunity have announced that Booth Library on the campus of Eastern Illinois University was awarded a $50,000 grant to implement a digital literacy program in the Southeastern region of Illinois. The grant is part of the Office of Broadband Regional Engagement for Adoption + […]

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