Upcoming Events
3:30 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopSingle subject (or single case) research is vital in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), but it can be tricky to search by topic for articles using this research design. Join this livestreaming presentation to learn how to use specialized techniques in the University Libraries’ databases and find the research you need.
1 p.m.
The Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs invites faculty and staff to gather for conversation hours dedicated to sharing concerns, successes, and provide support and expertise for and with one another.
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThe Music Refresher Workshop is designed to help both graduate and undergraduate students review library resources for research and study. Topics include searching OneSearch for both physical and online materials, music databases, and open-access resources for coursework or thesis proposals. Amy Edmonds, Ball State University Libraries' Music and Media Librarian, will answer your questions and share tips for successful searching.
All Day Event
Each year faculty committees select recipients for awards that are presented to colleagues who have made outstanding contributions to the university community. Outstanding Award, Rawlings Aware and Lawhead Award nominations are due to the Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs by January 28, 2021.
11 a.m.
Two English faculty present on the work completed during their sabbaticals.
1 p.m.
The Office of the Vice Provost for Academic Affairs invites faculty and staff to gather for conversation hours dedicated to sharing concerns, successes, and provide support and expertise for and with one another.
12 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThe Music Refresher Workshop is designed to help both graduate and undergraduate students review library resources for research and study. Topics include searching OneSearch for both physical and online materials, music databases, and open-access resources for coursework or thesis proposals. Amy Edmonds, Ball State University Libraries' Music and Media Librarian, will answer your questions and share tips for successful searching.
2 p.m.
Open Educational Resources (OER) are public or openly licensed educational materials for teaching and learning that anyone may freely retain, reuse, revise, remix, and redistribute. Learn more about Open Educational Resources by attending this virtual session offered by University Libraries.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopOpen Educational Resources (OER) are public or openly licensed educational materials for teaching and learning that anyone may freely retain, reuse, revise, remix, and redistribute. From textbooks to assignments to media, OER offer students and instructors new and familiar ways to interact with and contribute to scholarship without the costs or copyright restrictions of traditional materials. This University Libraries session will demonstrate how you can identify no-cost options that allow for instructional flexibility and student success.
4 p.m.
Educators are invited to join Dr. La France for an online overview of "POP Power from Warhol to Koons."
11 a.m.
University Libraries WorkshopThe Music Refresher Workshop is designed to help both graduate and undergraduate students review library resources for research and study. Topics include searching OneSearch for both physical and online materials, music databases, and open-access resources for coursework or thesis proposals. Amy Edmonds, Ball State University Libraries' Music and Media Librarian, will answer your questions and share tips for successful searching.
2 p.m.
As classes go online and course materials become increasingly digital, copyright considerations can be difficult to navigate. This University Libraries workshop will explore Creative Commons licenses. Resources will be identified where you can find a wealth of media content and Open Educational Resources (OER) to augment your instruction and scholarship.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopAs classes go online and course materials become increasingly digital, copyright considerations can be difficult to navigate. This University Libraries workshop will explore Creative Commons licenses, a more permissive licensing structure that allows you to add media directly to Canvas, instructional materials, and your scholarship without worrying about copyright. You may be used to seeing CC icons online on photos, videos, infographics, even textbook chapters and scholarly articles—but what exactly do they mean? We will identify resources where you can find a wealth of media content and Open Educational Resources (OER) to augment your instruction and scholarship.
1 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopWhether you are a student who has just chosen to major in psychology or a new faculty member at Ball State, find out about the services and research resources the University Libraries offer in the field of psychology. Learn about the best article databases for your field, how to access the DSM-5 online, resources for APA citation, and how to use library services that give you access to full text articles online from the BSU Libraries and beyond.
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopLearn more about your rights as a performer or composer with this workshop. Content will include basic copyright concepts that musicians need to know, such as performance licensing, derivative works, and fair use. Participants will learn how to manage copyright for their original works, and where to find additional information about copyright and music. Donald Williams, Ball State University Libraries’ Copyright and Scholarly Communications Manager, and Amy Edmonds, Music and Media Librarian, will also discuss the Music Modernization Act, which took effect on January 1, 2021.
3 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopWhether you are a student who has just chosen to major in psychology or a new faculty member at Ball State, find out about the services and research resources the University Libraries offer in the field of psychology. Learn about the best article databases for your field, how to access the DSM-5 online, resources for APA citation, and how to use library services that give you access to full text articles online from the BSU Libraries and beyond.
3:30 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopSingle subject (or single case) research is vital in the field of Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA), but it can be tricky to search by topic for articles using this research design. Join this livestreaming presentation to learn how to use specialized techniques in the University Libraries’ databases and find the research you need.
4 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopUniversity Libraries and the Sponsored Projects Administration (SPA)are combining forces to provide an overview of searching for funding opportunities, resources for your search including the SPIN database, ways to build collaborations, and how Library resources can be used to support your scholarly endeavors.
1 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopEver read an intriguing article and wanted to read more about the topic? Join the University Libraries to learn how to use citation chaining to find articles that cited and were cited by an article you have found. You’ll also learn how to use article metadata to find additional articles about the same subjects. Feel free to bring an article to work with!
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopPlease join the University Libraries for this introduction to data.census.gov, the new one-stop location for some of the most popular surveys from the U.S. Census Bureau.  It brings together data from the decennial census, American Community Survey, Economic Census, County Business Patterns, and more. Learn about retrieving population, demographic, housing, and economic data about the U.S., the states, and local areas in this 30-minute workshop.
1 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopPlease join the University Libraries for this introduction to data.census.gov, the new one-stop location for some of the most popular surveys from the U.S. Census Bureau.  It brings together data from the decennial census, American Community Survey, Economic Census, County Business Patterns, and more. Learn about retrieving population, demographic, housing, and economic data about the U.S., the states, and local areas in this 30-minute workshop.
2 p.m.
University Libraries WorkshopEver read an intriguing article and wanted to read more about the topic? Join the University Libraries to learn how to use citation chaining to find articles that cited and were cited by an article you have found. You’ll also learn how to use article metadata to find additional articles about the same subjects. Feel free to bring an article to work with!