Monthly Archives: February 2009

Want to receive a $10 gift certificate to the IWU book store?

Interested in helping the library understand what you need in order to do your research for class assignments?

Want to receive a $10 gift certificate to the IWU book store?

You can do both!  We need students to participate in the following research activities:

  • an interview with an anthropologist (about an hour)
  • videotaping your research process (about an hour)
  • taking photos of some of your daily activities and favorite places

If you are willing to participate in one of the above activities, please contact Andrew Asher at or x3362.

Honors Theses, Student Journals Online

All the Honors Theses from the Tate Archives are now available full-text online.  To view, please visit Digital Commons @ IWU and click on the “Honors Projects” link for your department, school or program.

Student peer-reviewed journals are also online in Digital Commons.  All issues of Res Publica, Park Place Economist, Constructing the Past, The Delta and Undergraduate Economic Review are now available for browsing.  In addition, you can search across all issues of a journal.

If we’re missing any thesis from your department or if you have questions about Digital Commons, please contact Stephanie Davis-Kahl, Scholarly Communications Librarian (

Tutor Room Available

Attention All Student Tutors!

Are you tired of having to look for a place to work?  Look no more!  There is now a room available in The Ames Library just for you on the entry level floor from 5:00pm to 1:30am Monday through Thursday, and all weekend hours.

Take advantage of this room that is equipped with a computer, printer and whiteboard by reserving it for your tutoring hours.  Reservations can be requested through Resource25.  You will need to ask for the Information Common student to open the room when you are ready to use it.

For additional information please contact the Information Commons at x3350 or Sue Stroyan at x3358 or