The Daily Eastern News

Booth Library blends study, leisure for students

Bailey Scoggins, Contributing Writer

October 16, 2019

Booth Library sports thousands of stories, both electronic and print, among other important student services. Beth Heldebrandt, public relations director of Booth Library, said the library has an electronic collection of 96,000 e-books, 73,000 e-journals and 251 electronic databases. The library also has a collection of 600,000 print bo...

FEATURE PHOTO: Jamming at Booth Library

FEATURE PHOTO: Jamming at Booth Library

Anya Porter, Photographer

August 29, 2019

Malyn Williams, a junior communication disorders and sciences major, studies in Booth Library on Thursday afternoon. “Right now I’m studying math, Elementary Statistics,” Williams said.

FEATURE PHOTO: Booth Library break

FEATURE PHOTO: Booth Library break

Zoë Donovan, Staff Reporter

August 21, 2019

Mckenna Wyand, a senior marketing major, takes a break between classes in the basement of Booth Library Wednesday.

FEATURE PHOTO: Mid-week studying

FEATURE PHOTO: Mid-week studying

Raine Zhu, Photographer

June 12, 2019

Cheung Ho Hon, a sophomore civil engineering student at Lake Land College, studies in Booth Library Wednesday afternoon. Cheung said he is from Hong Kong and has one class this summer. He will transfer to Purdue University in the upcoming fall semester.

University, facilities to close for Memorial Day

Staff Report

May 23, 2019

Eastern will be closed on May 27 in observance of Memorial Day. Mark Hudson, director of housing and dining services, said the University Food Court and all dining centers will be closed May 27. Cathy Engelkes, deputy director of the Martin Luther King Jr. University Union and Textbook Rental,...

FEATURE PHOTO: Studying over summer

FEATURE PHOTO: Studying over summer

Raine Zhu, Photographer

May 14, 2019

Portia Mensah, a graduate student majoring in economics, studies in Booth Library for her international economics course Tuesday afternoon. Mensah said she is an international student from Ghana and will go back to the country after graduation, but not this summer. She said she is taking three credits f...

CAA to vote on 11 items during Thursday meeting at Booth Library

Staff Report

April 17, 2019

The Council on Academic Affairs will vote on 11 items during their meeting Thursday at 2:30 p.m. in the 4440 room of Booth Library. The items include a new concentration, one revised major, one new minor, seven new courses and one revised course. Seven on the items are music related, including...

Winners chosen for Edible Book Festival

Valentina Vargas, Multicultural Reporter

April 8, 2019

Colorful cakes and festive fruits representing popular children’s and young adult books were on display for the ninth annual Edible Book Festival Monday, kicking off the 2019 National Library Week celebration. This year’s Judges Book Award winner was “Edible Bug Escape,” inspired by Bob Baner’s...

Edible Book Festival to kick off National Library Week

Staff Report

April 3, 2019

The ninth annual Edible Book Festival, which is sponsored by Booth Library, is set for 9 a.m. Monday in the Marvin Foyer of the library and will kick off National Library Week. An “edible book” is something that looks like a book or is book-themed and is made out of food, according to a press r...

Reception held to honor students’ artwork

Reception held to honor students’ artwork

Leah Goldstein, Contributing Writer

March 28, 2019

Booth Library held a reception for students who created paintings aligned with the theme, “On The Shoulders of Giants: The Moon and Beyond,” on Thursday. The theme was chosen because of the 50th anniversary of the moon landing, so Booth Library faculty wanted art to accompany to the exhibit an...

Awards for Excellence applications due Friday

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

March 18, 2019

Applications for Booth Library’s Awards for Excellence in Student Research and Creativity are due by noon on Friday. Beth Heldebrandt, the public relations director for Booth Library, said any undergraduate or graduate student in any major could submit their research paper, project, art project, pr...

Library to keep permissions, leadership over its IT services

Analicia Haynes, Editor-in-Chief

January 9, 2019

Booth Library will maintain permissions and leadership over library technology services under the new information technology centralization plan that started in July 2018. The plan came to filtration after the Vitalization Project when Workgroup No. 2 recommended a reorganization of the IT structure on...

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