As with any city, Indianapolis has a ton of shopping! You can probably spit on the Circle City Mall from the conference hotel.  Certainly if you need to catch up on your shopping or to find something you forgot, the mall is a handy place to have so near by! But you can get a […]

Although the MAC conference schedule is full, you might want to take in some non-conference attractions or even some nightlife while you’re in town. You can find numerous listings for events around town in the free local weekly paper Nuvo or the daily paper Indianapolis Star. Also Visit Indy has many lists and calendars to […]

Alumni and students from the UW-Milwaukee School of Information Studies are invited to an event at the MAC Annual Meeting on Friday, April 19th starting at 5:30pm. Please join us for appetizers at the BARcelona Tapas Restaurant! Please RSVP to Katie Blank ( by Thursday morning (4/18) at 8:00am. Vegetarian options will be provided. Please […]

With a packed conference agenda, it may be hard to imagine time for anything else. But less than hour drive from Indianapolis is Bloomington, Indiana which is home to Indiana University. Which means a lot of deep thinking happens here, as well as great food, music and tons of other fun! We won’t cover it all in this post […]

There’s so much to see in Indy and we know you don’t have a lot of extra time during the conference, but we do want to let you know about the concerts, exhibits, and public art that you might not want to miss during your stay. The folks at ACRL compiled this handy 20 page ArtsGuide Indianapolis […]

Craft beer fans have noticed the rise in new craft breweries. Indianapolis is no different. In addition to the well known craft brewery chains like Rock Bottom or the Ram, Indianapolis has several lesser known, but equally tasty breweries. Below is a list of Indianapolis Breweries (note – most breweries are tasting rooms only) that […]

So, by now you know Indianapolis is full of many attractions and the MAC conference always has tons of amazing programming, but there are also a number of amazing sites less than an hour or two away that you might want to check out. These are great places to visit and could add on a […]