Category Web Resources

The Force Awakens! Star War Returns.

Leisurely pursuits “behind the stacks”. by Mark D. Puterbaugh Information Services Librarian I’m excited. The previews have been enticing. I fell in love with the adventures of the Skywalkers during my years at seminary, around 1977. Indeed, science fiction and fantasy are mainstays of my leisure time pursuits. Early on I was exposed to the […]

Hidden Treasures from iTunes for Your Mac or PC

Learning Tools used by a Librarian “behind-the-stacks”. by Mark D. Puterbaugh, Information Services Librarian iTunes is a software application used to purchase and organize audio and visual purchases from Apple’s iTunes Store. You don’t need Apple hardware to take advantage of the hidden academic treasures found in iTunes. The software is available for download for both […]

A Blog About Writing a Blog 2

By Marvin Smith, D.Min. M.L.S. — General Services Librarian, Palmer Theological Seminary Even though I started blogging just a few months ago, I have pushed myself to include the visual element whenever possible. Other bloggers tell me that it took them “a long time” before they felt comfortable inserting pictures or video into their blogs. […]

“Marley was dead: to begin with.” Five sites to get your Dickens’ Christmas Carol fix

The fall semester is coming to a snowy close. With only a couple of days left of final exams, you may now find yourself with a lot of free time on your hands. What better way to ease  into the Christmas spirit than by bingeing on all things relating to Dickens’ A Christmas Carol? So […]

Four ways to find recipes on the web

I read recipes the same way I read science fiction. I get to the end and say to myself ‘well, that’s not going to happen’. ― Rita Rudner, author, humorist I thought I would write this week’s blog post about a couple of really cool ways to find recipes on the internet, since Eastern has […]

The Great Wide World of Digital Collections

An important mission of many libraries (academic, public, and special) is to digitize their special collections, making them available to users around the world. Before the advent of the Internet, if you wanted to view a library’s special collection, you would have to make a physical trip. Now, many institutions have opened up their collection […]

New Copyright Information now available

Over the summer, our Public Services Librarian Joy Dlugosz, spent hours pouring over copyright information and resources so you don’t have to. The result of her research can now be viewed on the library’s brand new copyright webpages! On the left navigation menu of Eastern’s webpage under “Library” is the link to our Copyright Policy […]

Meet our new Collaborator Librarian: Hua Sun

We’re excited to announce a new collaboration with librarian Hua Sun from China!! Every week we meet via Skype to discuss what features to add to our newest LibGuide- China: History and Culture. We’re also talking about ways to create interactive research aids that focus on Chinese culture. To learn more about Hua, I sent […]

Check out our very cool guide- “E-Books- New Testament Introduction and Commentary”

This spring semester, our Information Services Librarian, Mark Puterbaugh compiled a fabulous LibGuide on freely available New Testament introduction & commentary ebooks. You’re probably thinking… “What’s a ‘LibGuide’?!” LibGuides is a product the library subscribes to that allows EU librarians the ability to compile resources on a particular topic and display them in an easy […]

Our brand new guide to library research site!

This past fall semester, our Information Services Librarian Mark Puterbaugh has been tirelessly working on the library’s very first site devoted to teaching students how to perform academic research at Warner Memorial Library. Using Google Sites as the host, this interactive guide offers videos and follow-up exercises to help you put into practice the topics […]