Summer Hours for Special Collections

Special Collections Reading Room Summer Schedule

Starting May 14th the Special Collections Reading Room will be open by appointment only for the summer months. Researchers should contact 812-237-2610 to make an appointment.

The Special Collections Department of the Cunningham Memorial Library holds the University’s unique physical and digital collections. Special Collections consists of four units: Rare Books & Manuscripts, University Archives, Digital Initiatives, and the Permanent Art Collection. These four units hold, preserve, and make accessible art, University’s history, local history collections, the world-famous Cordell Dictionary Collection, Rare Book collections on a variety of subjects, and provide digitization and data management support for the University’s Institutional Repository, Sycamore Scholars, and the community digital memory project, Wabash Valley Visions and Voices.

Wed. May 2: Honor College Poster Sessions – day 1 of 3

Session 1, May 2, 9:00 – 11:00 AM

  • Nolan Brimbury, Recreation and Sport Management: Steroids in baseball: Player psychology and league responsibility
  • Kayla Dunagan, Baccalaureate Nursing: Non-pharmacological interventions to treat Neonatal Abstinence Syndrome
  • Kati Dunham, Baccalaureate Nursing: Assessing links to childhood asthma: Adult comorbidities, complications, and outcomes
  • Lorena Dunham, Marketing : Snipping the clip chart: What to use instead
  • Katelyn Gette, Marketing: Care planning for cancer survivors: A systematic review of evidence-based survivorship care plans
  • Brittney Hochhalter, Baccalaureate Nursing: The Baby-Friendly Hospital Initiative and maternal/ fetal outcomes
  • Shai Hollifield, Elementary Education: The gender gap in mathematics: The teacher’s role
  • Emma Hurst, Elementary Education: Down syndrome: Summer camp implications
  • Andrea Perry, Elementary Education: School education on eating disorders
  • Abigail Piccione, Health Sciences: The evolution of personalized medicine
  • Hannah Rose, Speech-Language Pathology: A need for nonprofits in therapeutic services
  • Lydia Stephens, Communication: Monomania vs. multitasking: A quest for maximizing efficient task-handling

Session 2, May 2, 12:30 – 2:30 PM

  • Logan Buck, Psychology: Scientology and cults
  • Emily Fortner, Dietetics: Comparing the perceived barriers and benefits to consuming a plant-based diet
  • Christa Goins, Physical Education Exercise Science: Manual therapy: An exploration of techniques used across multiple healthcare professions
  • Brittany Kemp, Psychology: Do crime and medical status predict medical parole decisions?
  • Carmen Kyrouac, Baccalaureate Nursing: Climate on overall health and a viable future
  • Breana Mattes, Social Work: School social work
  • Tristan Parmley, Physical Education Exercise Science: Digital marketing effects on product quality
  • Emily Williams, Psychology: Advertising to college students: How technology has become the double-edged sword to marketers
  • Richard Wyatt, Chemistry: A shadow of death: An analysis of honey bee research
  • Sierra Young, Finance: The effect of music on academic development
  • Taylor Young, Finance: Globalization and its effects

Session 3, May 2, 2:30 – 4:30 PM

  • Roy Allard, Information Technology: How emotions and poetry relate to college: An analytical dissection and creation of literary pieces
  • Breanna Blythe, Marketing: Being a team player: How does the collegiate teamwork experience actually prepare you for the real world?
  • Alexandria Brown, Human Development and Family Studies: Alzheimer’s: Family resiliency and coping mechanisms
  • Gabrielle Comelleri, English: To read or not to read: An analysis of the literary decline in America
  • Kylie Fendrick, Athletic Training: Incorporation of cardiac screening into pre-participation physical examinations : Secondary school athletic settings
  • Courtney Johnson, Biology: Mammal distribution and camera trapping throughout Vigo County, Indiana
  • Merritt Johnson, Health Sciences: Reviving a dead health system: Stabilizing healthcare through lifestyle modification
  • Christopher Moghadam, Management: Extreme sports
  • Kendra Schroering, Baccalaureate Nursing: The impact of music therapy on individuals living with Alzheimer’s
  • Tanner Smith, Operations and Supply Chain Management: Project CyberGov: A best practice report for social media usage in student government
  • Elizabeth Tarr, Accounting: Bitcoin: Friend or foe?
  • Michael West, Automation and Control Engineering Technology: The effects of computer hacking on society

April 25: Contemporary Composers – Student Poster Sessions

Students in Mus 351 (with Terry Dean) connect with a living composer, conduct interviews and create a poster. Come and visit with these students and learn about what is going on with modern composing – be prepared to listen to excerpts from recordings, interviews, etc.

4-6 pm in the Library Events Area – drop in at any time

  • Allison Barker (student) – Craig Whitcombe (b. 1979) composer
  • Hunter Brooks – Anthony Plog (b. 1947)
  • Katy Burger – James Syler (b. 1961)
  • Rayna Campbell – Carolyn Bremer (b. 1957)
  • Thomas Champion – Michael Schelle (b. 1950)
  • Zene Colson – Jake Runestad (b. 1986)
  • Kristen Fenton – Jake Heggie (b. 1961)
  • Katy Gaines – James Beckel (b. 1948)
  • Jacob Gay – Martin O’Leary (b. 1963)
  • Ricardo Gil – Elizabeth Vercoe (b. 1941)
  • Kyle Hartzog – Roger Zare (b. 1985)
  • Jessica Hubbs – Carson Cooman (b. 1982)
  • Katelyn Kendall – Judith Lang Zeimont (b. 1945)
  • Wendy Lafferty – Paul Paccione (b. 1952)
  • Jared LaFond – Bill Palange (b. 1954)
  • Jamee Neilsen – Gregory W. Brown (b. 1975)
  • Seirra Nobbe – Eliza Brown (b. 1985)
  • James O’Sullivan – Z. Randall Stroope
  • Madelyn Potucek – Steven Danyew (b. 1983)
  • Nick Puchek – Ward Miller (b. 1978)
  • Lexie Rich – Benjamin Taylor (b. 1983)
  • Carlee Schlatter – Carlos Carrillo (b. 1968)
  • Benjamin Stinnett – Benjamin Taylor (b. 1983)
  • Brittney Thomas – Virgil Franklin (b. 1964)
  • John Wicker – Peter Lane (b. 1985)
  • Joseph Woerner – Kyle Gann (b. 1955)
  • Eduardo Yanez – Anthony Lanman (b. 1972)

Sample Posters – come see the rest!

 

May 15: ISU Library to host Indiana Library Federation Regional Conference – Register now!

REGISTER

We are pleased to announce the content at regional conferences. Dr. Godwin Charles Ogbeide will offer the keynote on Exercising your Hospitality Intelligence at four regional conferences. Dr. Vanessa Allen-McCloud will offer a keynote on Implicit Bias and the Welcoming Library at the Northwest Regional Conference. All five regional conferences will feature hands-on skills training in computer labs and conversation among public library directors. Other sessions vary by region. 

With the exception of the directors’ session, all sessions are designed for and open to ALL staff of all types of libraries. Learn more and register today. Note that some sessions are being finalized. Group registration forms are posted. Members attend for $40; nonmembers may attend for $50.

·        Wed, 4/4 in Ft. Wayne, Allen County Public Library, main branch

·        Fri, 4/13 in Merrillville, Lake County Public Library

·        Fri, 4/20 in New Albany, New Albany-Floyd County Public Library

·        Tues, 5/15 in Terre Haute, Indiana State University

·        Fri, 5/18 in Kokomo, Indiana University-Kokomo

 Tisa M. Davis,  Communications Manager,  Indiana Library Federation, 941 East 86th Street, Suite 260, Indianapolis, IN 46240-1853 – 317-257-2040, ext. 104