Share Your Creativity!
The first edtion of Drift: a poetry, prose, and art magazine is scheduled to be published online in April 2023. This new online publication celebrates work from students, staff and faculty at Ivy Tech Community College's Valparaiso, Michigan City, and LaPorte locations. The deadline for submission is Monday, March 6, 2023.
You don't need to create something new for the publication - submit any work you would like to share.
Categories for the 2023 publication are: Poetry, Short Stories (Fiction), Personal Essays (Non-Fiction), Artwork (all types), Photography, Video.
New Movies Titles Available in Swank
These movies are available to stream to your classroom or personal device from the library's A-Z Resources List. (These titles are not licensed for public performance - see the licensing agreement). There are a number of new titles to choose from this year that support the National Heritage Month Celebrations which were purchased with the Advacing Racial Equity Grant.
The Gospel According to Andre (Black History Month, LGBTQ+ History, Pride); The Peanut Butter Falcon (Disability Awareness Month); Minari (Asian Pacific American Month); Smoke Signals (Native American Heritage Month); Selena (Women's History and Hispanic Heritage Months); Frida (Women's History and Hispanic Heritage Months), Harriet (Black History Month), King Richard (Black History Month)
Additional titles support course assignments, but are available to all: BlacKkKlansman, Dead Man Walking, Trial by Fire, Do the Right Thing, Fruitvale Station, Just Mercy, Selma, Crash, Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room, Good Will Hunting, Interstellar, Prime, What About Bob?
More Streaming Video in Films on Demand
The Library offers more streaming video resources in its Films on Demand: Master Academic and Films on Demand: Archival Films collections. Users can create a profile in Films on Demand to create playlists that can be shared. The Films on Demand: Master Academic Collection has videos from PBS, HBO, National Geographic, news networks, and more.
Library Collections & Services
You can contact the library anytime with questions using the Ask-a-Librarian Service. Librarians are available via chat, email, phone, or make an in-person or online appointment.
Heather Ayres, MLIS, Director of Library Services (email@example.com)
Gayle Simpson-Kolwyck, MLS, Librarian, Michigan City (firstname.lastname@example.org)
Valpariso Campus Library Staff:
Evan Davis, Library Assistant
Nel Orgel, Library Assistant
Doris Morse, Library Clerk