The three organizations will collect and preserve materials from both the Ball State community and the surrounding geographic area, and they will collaborate to publish an online community archive of those materials.
“Future historians will want to look back at the lived experiences of our communities to understand this challenging moment,” said Matthew C. Shaw, dean of University Libraries. “You can be a part of this history by writing, drawing, taking photographs, or interviewing a family member about life during this pandemic. Events continue to change day by day. They are specific to you and to your families, friends, and communities.”
There are three ways to contribute: