Faculty & Staff writing circles: call for participants

Struggling to translate your research or lessons-learned into a publishable article, book chapter or blog?  Join 15 colleagues from across campus to discuss and share your work, gain valuable feedback and hear tips and advice on writing and publishing.

Co-sponsored by the Cunningham Memorial Library and the Faculty Center for Teaching Excellence, this year-long program will provide opportunities for writing workshops, speakers and a retreat as well as setting up environments for participants to meet and share their work.

Participants will have the opportunity to attend the workshop Hunks, Chunks, & Bites – How to Get Your Writing Projects Planned So You Can Get Them Completed on Wednesday, March 30, 2016 (time is yet to be determined) at Rose-Hulman Institute of Technology.  The workshop is facilitated by Dr. Meggin McIntosh, associated with the Text and Academic Authors Association.

The inaugural program runs from Jan. 25th through Dec. 16, 2016.  To apply, please submit a brief paragraph describing why this particular opportunity will benefit your professional development.

Submit the paragraph with your contact information to Linda Niemiec in the FCTE at Linda.Niemiec@indstate.edu or x2688 by Jan. 15th, 2016.


Robin Crumrin, Dean of Library Services, Cunningham Memorial Library, Indiana State University, Terre Haute, IN  47809 – 812.237.3700



Library staff presenting at ISU’s Diversity Research Symposium (Oct. 23 & 24)

Andrea Boehme (Circulation Supervisor), and Susan Frey (Associate Librarian) will be presenting their research from one of their PhD program projects at the upcoming, 2015 Diversity Research Symposium at ISU! Their juried panel presentation, Lavender Graduation: Implementing a Program of Support and Gratitude for LGBTQ Students, is a team project. Presenting with them are fellow doctoral students Robert Harpool, graduate assistant, Bayh College of Education; Landon Brothers, Assistant Director, Office of Tutorial Support, IUPUI; and Mark Minglin, Executive Director, Academic Support Programs, IUPUI.

As a way of extending their research beyond the classroom the team also recently met with the Vice President and Dean of Students, and the Office of Diversity here at ISU. Plans are now underway for the team to work with ISU on diversity issues.

The 2015 Diversity Research Symposium will be held on Friday, October 23, 2015 from 1:00pm – 5:00pm, and Saturday, October 24, 2015 from 9:00am -1:00 pm at the Hulman Memorial Student Union. The theme for the symposium is, Community: Embracing All Identities, and will showcase interdisciplinary research centering on diversity. Registration is $55.00 for staff/faculty/community members, and $10.00 for students.

Registration is at https://indstate.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_eg5FyUcEcRWE02p


Wednesday, August 19, 2015 – Graduate Student Open House (2:30-4:00 pm) Events Area

Cunningham Memorial Library is hosting a Graduate Student Open House in the Library Events area on August 19th from 2:30 to 4:00 pm. 

Please encourage your graduate students to stop by and meet the librarian for their discipline.

Students will have an opportunity to learn about the research tools available to them, including Interlibrary Loan, graduate carrels, scheduling research appointments with a librarian, setting alerts in databases, library workshops, document delivery service, recalling items, placing books on hold, and much more.

Refreshments will be served.

Sponsored by the College of Graduate and Professional Studies and Cunningham Memorial Library.

Grad Student Open House