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Periodicals and Newspapers Relocated in Wells Library - Current periodicals and newspapers are moving to the second floor of the Herman B Wells Library to Government Information and Kent Cooper Services. They will be located near the information/circulation desk.     The materials have long occupied a space on the ground...
Release Date: 12/22/2008

View Holiday Postage Stamp Display in Wells - An exhibition featuring postage stamps from the U.S. Postal Service is on display in the Wells Library lobby. Look for it in the display case on the west side of the building, between the two sets of escalators. History of  U.S. Postal Service On July 26, 1775, the...
Release Date: 12/11/2008

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Release Date: 12/08/2008

Archives Exhibit Features IU Madrigal Tradition - View an exhibition that showcases the fanfare, flaming plum pudding and strolling minstrels of the Indiana University Madrigal Dinners, 1947-2001. Born from a collaboration between the Indiana Memorial Union and the Indiana University School of Music in 1947, the tradition of Indiana University...
Release Date: 12/05/2008

De-Stress at Wells Library This Week - If you need to take a break from the stress that comes from finals then look no further than "De-Stress Fest" held at the Wells Library. At the event, students can obtain information about stress management & test anxiety, participate in relaxation activities, take FREE anonymous...
Release Date: 12/04/2008

See Wylie House by Candlelight - Enjoy refreshments and live music during the annual holiday gathering at the home of Indiana University's first president. Wylie House: By Candlelight is held Saturday, December 6, from 5 p.m. - 8 p.m. Located at 307 E. 2nd Street, Wylie House was built by Andrew Wylie in...
Release Date: 12/03/2008

Take This Brief Survey About Finding Info on the Web - How do you find things on the Web, again? * How do you find something on the Web that you’ve found before? * Do you customize Web sites, Facebook, or blogs? * Subscribe to feeds? * None of the above?   Regardless of your answers, the IU Bloomington Libraries Web team would like...
Release Date: 12/03/2008

IU WorldCat Now Available - You've asked for improvements to IUCAT, the online catalog, and we deliver. You now have an additional way to search the library catalog of books and other materials. IU WorldCat complements IUCAT.  Each serves different needs. Use IU WorldCat if...
Release Date: 12/02/2008

Education Innovator to Donate Papers to Lilly Library - Deborah Meier, considered the founder of the small schools movement in the U.S., announced she will donate her personal papers to the Lilly Library. The announcement came during a commemoration ceremony for the Indiana University School of Education's 100th anniversary. Meier gave the...
Release Date: 11/18/2008

Alumnus Will Shortz to donate books to IU - According to a story in the Chicago Tribune, "New York Times crossword puzzle editor Will Shortz plans to donate his collection of more than 20,000 puzzle books and magazines to Indiana University." Shortz is a 1974 graduate of Indiana University who earned a degree in "enigmatology"...
Release Date: 11/12/2008

Election Cartoons Throughout History - Cartoons and caricatures from presidential elections display the spirit of the times, depicting major issues and concerns that shaped American history. View a wide selection of presidential election cartoons from 1789 to 1976 at Presidential Campaigns: A Cartoon History, a Web...
Release Date: 11/07/2008

Upcoming Events at the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center Library - The Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center Library celebrates Native American HeritageWho: Marily Vann, President of the Descendants of Freedmen Association, Oklahoma City, Oklahoma Where: Grand Hall, Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center Date:  Monday, November 10, 2008 Time:...
Release Date: 11/07/2008

Patten Lectures This Week - Classicist James J. O’Donnell, provost at Georgetown University and Patten Lecturer, considers the meaning of history. Tuesday, October 28, 2008 “Two Hundred Years is a Long Time (for a historian), or, What Should Historians Write About” 7:30 p.m. ...
Release Date: 10/27/2008

Digital Literacy Winners Announced - Congratulations to Han Leon How and Heather Giles, who won first and second place in a recent digital literacy contest sponsored by the IUB Libraries and the IU student chapter of the American Library Association. Read about the event and the organizers' goals in...
Release Date: 10/17/2008

There's an Elephant in the Library - Major Library Partners Launch HathiTrust Shared Digital Repository A group of the nation’s largest research libraries are collaborating to create a repository of their vast digital collections, including millions of books, organizers announced today. These holdings...
Release Date: 10/13/2008

Congress and the President - Congressman Lee Hamilton will discuss the relationship between the executive and legislative branches of government. When: Thursday, October 16 Time: 7:30-8:30 p.m. Where: Fine Arts 015 Introduction: Janet Rabinowitch, Director, IU Press Keynote Speaker: Lee Hamilton What: Lee...
Release Date: 10/10/2008

GIS Day at Indiana University - Have you ever dreamed of looking at the earth from space? Do you like geography, geology, maps, GPS, or aerial photos? If so then come join us at this year's GIS Day. Admission is free for all. Games, free give-aways, department booths, lectures and demonstrations will be available...
Release Date: 10/10/2008

Calculate Your Assignment Strategy - Plan your work and work your plan, the saying goes. How long will it take you to complete an assignment, from identifying your topic and conducting the research to writing and revising a paper?  Well, it depends.  Use the assignment calculator to help you get started developing a...
Release Date: 10/07/2008

Write an Essay; Win $100 - Tell us how Politics and Presidents influenced your thinking this election year. Write a brief essay (not more than 300 words) describing an experience related to any of the activities of the month-long celebration. Entries will be judged by curators of the campus’s archives and...
Release Date: 10/07/2008

Archives Talk: Building a Campaign - Stump speeches, parade appearances, and rope lines are all part of running for office, but as the archives of politicians can reveal, the key to winning an election is often buildi.ng a solid campaign. Attend a talk by Kate Cruikshank, political papers specialist, IUB Libraries. Wednesday,...
Release Date: 10/01/2008