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Where can I have a poster printed up?

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Posters can be printed on the plotter printers located on the 4th floor of the West Tower at the UITS help desk. Find information about size and cost of prints via the UITS KB, 

At IUB and IUPUI, where can I print oversized items?

You can also call with questions at 812-855-3802.  
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Is there a fax machine in the library?

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Unfortunately, you can't fax from the Libraries, but fax machines are available on campus at Eigenmann Hall or the Indiana Memorial Union in the offices of Campus Card Services.

For more information, here is their webpage:  http://cacard.indiana.edu/cacard/Copies_More.asp

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How do I find my print quota?

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Print quotas can be found here: https://print.iu.edu/

Click on "Allotment Check your Allotment" at the top of the screen to sign-in and find your remaining print quota.

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Where is the VPN log-in link for getting connected, to the Libraries' resources, when off-campus?

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The log-in link for the VPN to connect to the Libraries' resources, when off campus, is found here:  https://vpn.iu.edu/dana-na/auth/url_default/welcome.cgi
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How do I make an interlibrary loan (ILL) request?

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Information about submitting interlibrary loan requests can be found here:  http://libraries.iub.edu/interlibrary-lending-policies#requests

(See #3 on the above link for details)

Here is contact information for Document Delivery Services :  http://libraries.iub.edu/document-delivery-services

More information on Document Delivery Services/ILL: http://libraries.iub.edu/ill-faq

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Where can I find a map of the IUB campus?

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Here is a map of the IU Bloomington campus: http://map.iu.edu/iub/index.php
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What is OneSearch@IU and what resources does it cover?

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OneSearch@IU simultaneously searches IUCAT (library catalog), scholarly article databases, news and popular publications to retrieve a wide range of 
materials across subject areas.  For more information and the direct link to OneSearch:  http://libraries.iub.edu/onesearchiu
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Can IU alumni get guest accounts to check out books and access databases?

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Yes,  IU alumni can receive guest accounts to access library resources.  For more information: http://libraries.iub.edu/library-guest-account
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Is there an online posting for student jobs available in the libraries?

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Job postings for the IU Libraries can be found here:  http://libraries.iub.edu/libpers
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What is the ALF?

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The Ruth Lilly Auxiliary Library Facility, commonly known as the ALF, is the Libraries' offsite storage facility designed to alleviate shelving space constraints for books and periodicals. It is not open to the public, but you can request materials from ALF via IUCAT, the Indiana University Libraries' shared online catalog. Find more general information about the ALF and ALF Services at: http://libraries.iub.edu/libalf 
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How do I identify peer reviewed/scholarly/refereed journals and articles?

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An explanation and examples of peer reviewed/refereed journals can be found here:  http://libraries.iub.edu/identifying-peer-reviewedrefereedscholarly-journals
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Where can I find grade information?

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Grade information can be found on the Office of the Registrar site here:  http://registrar.indiana.edu/grades/index.shtml
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What are the hours for the Wells Library and the branch libraries?

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Hours for the Wells Library and the branch/campus libraries can be found here: http://libraries.iub.edu/hours/herman-b-wells-library

Use the arrows at the top of the screen for the drop box with branch library hours.

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Where can I read recent newspaper articles from the Wall Street, the New York Times, and the Washington Post online?

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Recent online articles from the Wall Street Journal, the New York Times, and the Washington Post can be found in Factiva here: http://libraries.iub.edu/resources/factiva
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How do I find a list of full text online or e-journals?

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To find full text e-journals and e-resources held in the Libraries, by title or subject area, use this page: http://kg6ek7cq2b.search.serialssolutions.com/     

 

 

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Where can I find the IU Arbutus?  

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IU's yearbook, the Arbutus, is shelved in the Reference Reading Room on the ground floor of the east tower of the Wells Library. You can see a full list of years and locations in the main IUCAT record.  Some years are available online, or at other locations as well -- see a full list of options for accessing the Arbutus in this IUCAT search: http://go.iu.edu/dYE
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Where do I find course guides?

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Course guides for graduate and undergraduate classes are found here on the Libraries' website:  http://iub.libguides.com/
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How can I get a copy of an article held on the Bloomington campus in print delivered electronically?

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One can submit a request for the delivery of digital copies of articles here: http://libraries.iub.edu/request-article-delivery
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Where do I find articles for my assignment?

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To find scholarly journal, popular magazine, and newspaper articles, use OneSearch:  http://libraries.iub.edu/resources/onesearch  

For database suggestions by discipline-specfic topics see: http://iub.libguides.com/database-start

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Where can I find facts about Indiana University?

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Facts about Indiana University can be found here: https://www.iu.edu/~uirr/reports/standard/factbook/    

See the links on the left hand side of the screen for more information.

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