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Calypso Exhibition Opens in January - Learn more about calypso music by visiting “Calypso Music in Postwar America,” an exhibition on display at the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center Library from January 2007 through April 2007 and attend educational and cultural programs that complement the showing. Calypso...
Release Date: 12/22/2006

Need More Time? Days Are Getting Longer - December 21st was the Winter Solstice: the "shortest day" of the year. After that, the hours of sunlight start increasing. You can find out more abut the winter solstice by checking out the FAQ of the U.S. Naval Observatory Astronomical Applications Department's Web...
Release Date: 12/20/2006

Newton's 'Theory of Everything' Now Online - New Transcription Reveals Newton’s Rare “Theory of Everything” A new transcription of Isaac Newton’s “theory of everything,” providing rare insight into the scientist’s views on nearly all known natural phenomena, is now available online to scholars...
Release Date: 12/18/2006

IUCAT Will Be Down for Upgrades Dec. 18-21 - IUCAT is currently undergoing a makeover and will temporarily be down for system upgrades from Monday, December 18, at 6 p.m. to Thursday, December 21, at 8 a.m. Upon its return, look for a newer, simplified interface and new search tools, including searches for DVDs/Videos, sound recordings,...
Release Date: 12/06/2006

Join 'Wylie House by Candlelight' Saturday, Dec. 9 - Join the Wylie House Museum for its annual holiday season open house, "Wylie House by Candlelight," on Saturday, December 9, from 5-8 p.m. Guests will be welcomed in the downstairs rooms where there will be live music and light refreshments. What: "Wylie House by Candlelight" Where: Wylie House...
Release Date: 12/06/2006

Now Available: The Chicago Manual of Style Online - Getting ready to write that term paper? Need to know how to cite your sources in Chicago style? You're in luck. The Chicago Manual of Style Online is currently available at: http://www.libraries.iub.edu/scripts/countResources.php?resourceId=2384486 You can also search for this resource with...
Release Date: 11/21/2006

Exhibit Highlights Fine Bindings at the Lilly Library - "A Fine Way: Fine Bindings of the Lilly Library" is currently on display in the Main Gallery of the Lilly Library.  "A Fine Way" highlights the Lilly's bookbinding collections and pays tribute to those who perpetuate the craft of artistic bookbinding. The exhibition looks at the evolution...
Release Date: 11/16/2006

Teaching Faculty: Add Library Resources to OnCourse - In a few easy steps you can encourage students to use trustworthy information sources by adding a library page to OnCourse. In OnCourse, from the Site Setup option at the left margin, go to Edit Tools. Click on Library Resources to add the page. The page allows students to search databases by...
Release Date: 11/14/2006

Goehlert, Riesenman Receive Jenkins Award - Bob Goehlert, librarian for economics, political science, and criminal justice, has been awarded the 2006 William Evans Jenkins Award. The Jenkins Award recognizes noteworthy and outstanding contributions to the Indiana University Libraries or to the library profession in general by a present of...
Release Date: 11/09/2006

Voice Your Opinion on the Future of the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center Library - Join a discussion about the future direction of the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center Library on Wednesday, November 8, from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. or Thursday, November 9, from 12 noon to 1:30 p.m. A campuswide committee convened at the beginning of the semester has been surveying students,...
Release Date: 11/02/2006

Unpublished Sylvia Plath Poem Discovered in the Lilly Library - Anna Journey, a researching student from Virginia Commonwealth University, recently discovered the unpublished status of a Sylvia Plath poem in Indiana University's Lilly Library. The poem, "Ennui," has since been published in Blackbird: an online journal of literature and the arts....
Release Date: 11/01/2006

Wylie House Ceramics Exhibits on Display - The Wylie House Museum has pulled out the fine china (and other items in its collection) for two concurrent exhibits on display through November. Prints, Patterns, & Porcelain will be displayed in the Fine Arts Library foyer from October 30 to November 17. This exhibit features examples of...
Release Date: 11/01/2006

Celebrate GIS Day Wednesday, November 15 - Come discover how geography makes a difference in our lives at GIS Day 2006, a global event for users of Geographic Information Systems technology held in the Herman B Wells Library main lobby from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Wednesday, November 15. All day there will be games, free give-aways, vendor...
Release Date: 10/30/2006

Experience The Thrill of Discovery: How Primary Sources Influence Research - Join IU professors John Nieto-Phillips, Bill Newman, and George Hutchinson, as they present "The Thrill of Discovery: How Primary Sources Influence Research," the final event in a monthlong celebration of our shared history revealed through archives and special collections. Indiana...
Release Date: 10/19/2006

Join a Lecture on Indiana's Ernie Pyle on October 26 - Join IU professor Owen Johnson for his lecture "From the Frontlines: Indiana's Ernie Pyle," which is part of our monthlong celebration of our shared history revealed through archives and special collections. Indiana's own Ernie Pyle, the famous WWII correspondent known for his foksy writing...
Release Date: 10/19/2006

Library News: Fall 2006 - Library News an online newsletter for faculty and instructors September 2006 1) Web Site Now Features Faculty Portal 2) Give Your Scholarly Materials a Permanent Home 3) Add Library Resources to OnCourse 4) New Directors of Public Services and Reference 5) Need to Return a Book? Drive and...
Release Date: 10/19/2006

Listen to the History Detective from PBS - Wes Cowan, from the popular PBS television series History Detectives, recently visited IU to celebrate the university's first Archives and Special Collections Month. "We're all interested in our past," Cowan told an audience at the Indiana Memorial Union. "You all have a piece of furniture,...
Release Date: 10/19/2006

We Deliver Choices - We deliver choices With libraries all over campus, we've got a space that suits your needs. Need group workspace, help with your computer, or to print a poster? It's all in the IC. Need...
Release Date: 10/18/2006

IUB Libraries: We Deliver Brainpower - We deliver brain power Expert librarians know how to find the information you need to succeed. Have a question? Can't find what you need? Expert professionals are available at reference desks, or via phone, IM, and email. ...
Release Date: 10/11/2006

Find Out What You Can Learn from Your Family Tree - Join local and IU-affiliated genealogists as they discuss "Family Trees as Learning Tools," one of several events in our monthlong celebration of archives and special collections. Why is genealogy important for research?  What can we learn from tracing the histories of the famous and...
Release Date: 10/04/2006