Tag: Schurz Library

Freedom to read: Banned Books week

By: EVA MONHAUT Staff Writer   Pick up your favorite book and celebrate your freedom to read because National Banned Books Week is Sept. 23-29. National Banned Books Week is held every year at the end of September and celebrates the freedom to read. Libraries all over focus on books that have been challenged or

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“The Things They Carried” on display at Schurz Library

By CHRISTINA CLARK Staff Writer clark66@umail.iu.edu “Weight” can be applied to actual objects as well as experiences and emotions. The assigned and chosen articles a person carries with them through a difficult period in their life will change as they continue after the journey. As a part of the Big Read St. Joe County project

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Writers’ Room adjusting well to new home

By: RANDALL MOSSMAN Staff Writer @randmoss Standing in the reception area, looking out at the Saint Joseph River, it almost seems a shame that the Writers’ Room is only temporarily in its current location. Due to the ongoing renovations of the Administration Building, many campus services, such as financial aid, admissions, parking, student counseling and

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E-readers now available for checkout at the Schurz Library

By: RACHEL ALTUM Staff Writer Are you an Apple, Kindle or Nook fan? The Schurz Library now has you covered. The library recently received a $5,764 Library Services & Technology Act grant to establish an e-reader checkout program. There are now two iPad Minis, three Kindle Fire HDs, three Nook HD+s and two Kindle Paperwhites

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Preview: the Library Prize for Undergrad Research

By NICK WORT Staff Writer Every year, the Schurz Library at IU South Bend holds the Library Prize for Undergraduate Research to honor student research excellence. The deadline to submit a project for the prize, Feb. 22, is fast approaching. “The prize is designed to reward students’ academic scholarship” said Nancy Colborn, the chair of

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