Media Beat

September 30th 2014 @ 12:57pm The Necessary Film and What it Means
Media Beat

When I was 19, I had very strong feelings about the 1997 Harmony Korine film Gummo.

September 30th 2014 @ 11:33am New Titles–September 30th
Media Beat

Features Purple Rain Prince stars as “The Kid,” a Minneapolis club musician, who struggles with both a tumultuous hom

September 29th 2014 @ 8:50pm Star-struck: Celebrity, obsession, and film. Reviewing: Diva
Media Beat

This is the first in a series of film reviews I am writing for the library blog.

September 24th 2014 @ 7:48pm New Titles – September 24th
Media Beat

Features Anastasia The last surviving child of the Russian Royal Family hooks up with two con men to reunite with her

September 23rd 2014 @ 10:46pm Binge-Watch: The Walking Dead
Media Beat

If you’ve come into Media & Reserves Services the last two nights (and of course you have), you may have noticed

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Media & Reserve Services door sign

Today's Hours

8:00am - 11:45pm See all


  • Building Access Use ground level, north entrance of the Wells Library. This entrance has electronic doors. Entrance electronic doors are also available at M&RS, and at ground level bathrooms. Building Access
  • Media Showing RoomInstructors can make arrangements to show a film to large groups. Instructors can reserve either E174, 043, or 044B in the Wells Library. To schedule Room 044B, contact the Black Film Center/Archive at 812-855-6041. Media Showing Room
  • ScanningScanners are located at two M&RS public workstations. Those using the scanners have priority. Scanning
  • Reserve ServicesLibrary-owned and personal copy print and media items can be placed on reserve in M&RS. Three books may be checked out at a time. One media item may be checked out and viewed in-house. Loan length for print reserves varies. Reserve Services
  • Food ServiceLocated directly across from M&RS, the Cyber Cafe offers coffee, sandwiches, snacks, and more. In addition, the Commons Cafe is located on the first floor of the Wells Library. Food Service
  • TechnologyFull-time students enrolled on the IUB campus may borrow a FlipUltra video recorder, iPod Touch, digital voice recorder, or analog tape recorder. A VHS-to-DVD converter machine is available on a first-come, first-served basis. Technology
  • Quiet Study SpaceAn open area is reserved for quiet study only. Quiet Study Space
  • ATMATM is located outside the cafe in the basement of the library. ATM
  • PrintingBlack & white page prints with print release station. Color printing is available on first floor of the Wells Library. Printing
  • Computer WorkstationsM&RS has 8 public computer workstations. Computer Workstations

Contact Info

Wells Library E044
Bloomington, IN 47405
(812) 855-1650
Monique Threatt - Head
(812) 855-1650

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