The University Library, housed in the Columbus Learning Center, has been a valuable resource for not only the campus community but the general public as well. The library and its resources is a unique community center that supports education, economic development, and quality of life in Bartholomew and surrounding counties. It serves IUPUC students, faculty, and staff in addition to those at Ivy Tech Community College and the Purdue University College of Technology.
Some of the available resources include events, and informative display, etc.
Below is the list of library activities in November and notably National Media Literacy Week (November 6-12).
IN OBSERVANCE OF NATIONAL MEDIA LITERACY WEEK
STRAIGHT/CURVE FILM SHOWING
Monday, Nov. 6 | 7 - 10 p.m.
YES, Cinema downtown followed by a webcast panel discussion.
This is a FREE and open to the public event.
To learn more about the film, go to http://www.straightcurvefilm.com
TED TALK SHOWING
Tuesday, Nov. 7 | 12 - 12:30 p.m. LC 1618
“How to Seek Truth in the Era of Fake News.”
Light snacks provided
“FAKE NEWS” PANEL DISCUSSION
Thursday, Nov. 9 | Noon to 1 p.m. Summerville Room, CLC, Rm. 1400
“Fake News” panel discussion. Panelists are Pamela Morris, Terry Dibble, and John Clark and the moderator is Emily Dill.
Light snacks provided
All week: Visit the Media Literacy Display in the Library and enter for your chance to win a Media Literacy T-shirt. At every Media Literacy event, T-shirts will be given away.
LIBRARY EVENTS, RESOURCES, AND HIGHLIGHTS IN NOVEMBER
Throughout November, TED Talks events will center on days of observance or month long-observances including
MONTH-LONG NOVEMBER DISPLAYS
“A Picture is Worth a Thousand Worlds”
This display highlights a selection of library journals featuring photography, paintings and illustrations, and travel resources.
DID YOU KNOW?
The library offers individuals, students, faculty, and staff an opportunity to
Reserve a study room
Check-out board and card games
Check-out bestseller collection (favorite leisure reading)
THE IUPUC WEBSITE LINKS OF AVAILABLE ULC ENDORSEMENTS
The freedom to read and learn is essential in the higher education environment in which the library exists. The library is a facility that values diversity and learning. For these reasons, ULC endorses the Library Bill of Rights, Freedom to Read Statement, and Freedom to View Statement as delineated by the American Library Association in support of intellectual freedom. For more information, visit www2.iupuc.edu/library/.
The ULC enhances and supports teaching, learning, research, and curriculum needs by providing an array of user-centered resources and services. The public may also utilize the library and many of its resources.