IU really has one of the best research capabilities that you could ever have for a project that you would work on. The great thing about being part of a statewide university system is that you have access to all of the IU campuses just from your computer and requesting it online. Because of the numerous ways in which you might approach your research, IU has already subscribed to so many journals that if you ever wanted to see that study behind a newspaper article, for example, you could do that.
What I have appreciated a lot are the free technical classes that IU Library offers. Whether you wanted to do it online through Lynda.com or in person, IU can teach you in small bursts of information instead of a semester-long class on various software from tips and tricks with Excel to utilizing ArcGIS mapping software. We usually just “feel” our way through a program, but wouldn’t it be better if IU provided some kind of assist?