Category: Technology


  • Searching for Journal Articles Just Got a Whole Lot Easier

    University Libraries is pleased to announce the purchase and implementation of a new linking technology, LibKey. LibKey works with University Libraries journal subscription data to provide quick, one-click access to full-text journal articles through OneSearch, academic databases, and even Google Scholar. All Ball State students, faculty and staff can download and install the LibKey Nomad […]

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  • Airtame on monitors in Bracken Library's Studyrooms. Center of the image is a lightning bolt icon graphic over an image of Bracken Library.

    Wireless Presentation Service in Group Study Rooms

    The University Libraries recently installed wireless screen sharing technology in 16 group study and meeting rooms in Bracken Library.  This technology permits a laptop or a MacBook to share screen content on the large display without video cables.  Instructions for how to connect to the display are posted in the rooms where these devices are […]

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  • Power in Bracken Library Image

    Power (and USB Connections) at the Desktop

    One of the more frequent requests the Libraries receive from students is for more access to power for personal devices.  Students come to campus with smartphones, computers, ear pods, and other devices that run on battery power and require electricity to charge. Over the years, many electrical outlets throughout Bracken Library have been raised to […]

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