Author: libraries

  • Muslims in Muncie Picture

    Muslims in Muncie Oral Histories and Documentary Project

    In 2018, 11 Ball State University undergraduates led by Elizabeth Agnew, Associate Professor of Religious Studies, participated in the Muslims in Muncie project, researching and conducting oral history interviews and producing a film to document the histories, lived experiences, and cultural identities of Muslims living in Muncie, Indiana.  Earlier this year, University Libraries archived and […]

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  • House History 101 Workshops

    Have you ever pondered the untold stories and unique histories behind homes and residential neighborhoods that are often invisible to modern inhabitants?  Thanks to the work of professionals at Ball State University Libraries and Muncie Public Library, local residents can learn the research skills needed to explore archival records that uncover these fascinating, hidden pasts. […]

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  • GIS Day 2019 Header Image

    Students, Faculty Address Humanitarian Concerns through GIS Day Map-a-thon

    On Wednesday, November 13, over 50 Ball State University students, staff members, and faculty volunteered to contribute to the Missing Maps Project by meaningfully updating online digital maps using Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology at Bracken Library’s Schwartz Digital Complex. As part of the global GIS Day every November, the Missing Maps Project Map-a-thon coordinates […]

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