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FEATURE PHOTO: Mid-week studying

FEATURE PHOTO: Mid-week studying

Raine Zhu, Photographer

June 12, 2019


Filed under Showcase, Through the lens

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


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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


Filed under Showcase, Through the lens

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


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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


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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


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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


Filed under News, Showcase

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


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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


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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...

Booth dean outlines plans for new semester

Jelan Buchanan, Staff Reporter

September 10, 2018


Filed under News, Uncategorized

Zach Newell, the new dean of Booth Library, said he wants to improve the library by engaging the students in more meaningful ways. Newell said the goals for the library are to figure out what is working well for it and what could use some improvement to make the library stand out and be even better. Beth...

Booth Library offering tours Monday through Thursday

Booth Library offering tours Monday through Thursday

Corryn Brock, Staff Reporter

August 27, 2018


Filed under News, Showcase

Students can see what resources are available in Booth Library from guided tours that are being offered until Sept. 13. Students, faculty and staff can begin tours by stopping by the Reference Services/ Research Help desk located on the north end of the building. The scheduled tour times are 10 a.m. a...

Booth Library to upgrade online catalog

Staff Report

July 13, 2018


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Booth Library will upgrade the online catalog on July 23, most of the features and functions will remain the same, but new features will be added to improve the catalog. According to a press release, the upgrade will provide easier access to lists of materials users have checked out, the ability to...

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