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Welcome New Faculty and Graduate Students - Learn about library services and collections at a reception to welcome new faculty and graduate students. Take a tour, meet your librarians, and pick up free bibliographic software. Thursday, August 28 2:00 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. Reference Reading Room, First Floor, East Tower  
Release Date: 08/13/2003

Artists' Books, Kids, and Literacy - The Fine Arts Library is exhibiting the work of book and paper artist Paul Johnson, a scholar recognized internationally for his pioneering work in developing literacy through the book arts.  The exhibition celebrates the Community Literacies Project and Book Arts Seminar, a...
Release Date: 07/17/2003

Digital Library of the Commons Earns Mellon Support - A grant of $425,000 from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation will help Indiana University expand its digital library of information about shared natural and societal resources known to public policy-makers as “the commons.” These resources include a diverse set of elements ranging from...
Release Date: 06/25/2003

Sidewalk Has Settled, But Main Library Stands Strong - Concrete patio slabs at the southern exterior entrance of the Main Library have settled, causing an uneven and unsafe entry to the building. Replacing the patio will take six to eight weeks, and the southern entrance (near the parking lot) will be closed during that time. Contrary to...
Release Date: 06/24/2003

Pop-Up Books Exhibition at Lilly Library - In memory of John Strejan, the legendary paper engineer who died in March, the Lilly Library presents an exhibition of pop-up books designed by Strejan and others. The exhibition, on display now in the Lilly Library lounge, includes works by Lothar Meggendorfer, who is credited with creating...
Release Date: 05/21/2003

Spies and Secret Agents: James Bond and Beyond - The Lilly Library is exhibiting "Spies and Secret Agents: James Bond and Beyond" in the Lilly Library Main Gallery and Lincoln Room through Sept. 13, 2003. Celebrating the 50th anniversary of the publication of Casino Royale, the exhibition features 11 of the original manuscripts and Ian...
Release Date: 05/21/2003

Wylie House Plant Sale - Till the soil and prepare your beds.  The Wylie House Museum is hosting a plant sale on May 10 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.  Heirloom flowers, hardy perennials, starts from the Wylie House gardens, house plants, and more will be available for purchase.  Proceeds from the sale support...
Release Date: 05/02/2003

Scheduled Electronic Services Outage - Library electronic resources will be unavailable on Sunday, May 18 from midnight to 10 a.m. for maintenance at the Wrubel Computing Center. Services that will be affected include IUCAT, the IUB Libraries Website, Electronic Reserves, and the IUB Virtual Reference Librarian.
Release Date: 04/29/2003

Annual InULA Used Book Sale - April 6-7 - Sunday, April 6. 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Preview sale. Admission is $10.  Sunday April 6, 4 p.m.-7 p.m. Free Admission. Monday April 7, 9 a.m.-8 p.m. Free Admission Books half price after noon on Monday! Books $2 per bag after 5 p.m. on Monday! Main Library Room E174. Donations of...
Release Date: 03/28/2003

National Library Week Events - April 8: Many Faces, Many Voices @ Your Library View the compelling photography of Professor Tyagan Miller, School of Journalism, and  IU student Antonio Soto Carlo.  Miller, who has exhibited his work at the Indianapolis Museum of Art, will present an intimate portrait of the...
Release Date: 03/28/2003

Learn More About Iraq - Maps, cultural profiles, and international documents and resolutions can help you learn more about Iraq. Visit the resources  compiled by the Government Information, Microforms and Statistical Services Department of the IUB Libraries.  
Release Date: 03/18/2003

One Book One Bloomington - In celebration of National Library Week, the IUB Libraries will host a discussion of George Orwell's 1984, chosen by Bloomington readers as the centerpiece of this year's One Book One Bloomington activities. Professor Donald J. Gray, Culbertson Chair Emeritus of English, will lead the...
Release Date: 03/17/2003

On the Road at the Lilly: Second Section Now on Display - The original manuscript of Jack Kerouac's novel "On the Road"-- a scroll that extends 119 feet, 8 inches-- has now been rolled to display the second portion of the text. The scroll will be adjusted once more on April 9 to reveal the final portion of the manuscript, giving repeat visitors to the...
Release Date: 03/11/2003

One Hundred Years of the "Grolier Hundred" - This Lilly Library exhibition marks the centenary of one of the most influential rare book exhibitions of the twentieth century. "One Hundred Books Famous in English Literature" opened in January 1903 at the Grolier Club of the City of New York, America's oldest and largest society for...
Release Date: 03/11/2003

Improved Web Searching - Have you searched our electronic resources lately?  In response to suggestions from IU faculty, students, and staff, we have improved the search capability on the "Find Information" page of the IU Libraries Web site launched in October 2002.  Searches for electronic journals, catalogs...
Release Date: 03/07/2003

Antique Quilt Exhibit at Wylie House Museum - A collection of antique quilts will be on display at the Wylie House Museum for the month of March. Most quilts date from 1875 through the 1940s. The quilts are on loan from the Mathers Museum and from various friends of Wylie House Museum. The museum is located at 307 E. Second Street...
Release Date: 02/27/2003

Heirloom seed sale at Wylie House Museum - On Saturday, March 1, the annual sale of heirloom seeds grown and packaged at Wylie House Museum will take place from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m. Fifty-one varieties will be available, 28 of which are new to Wylie House this year. The sale is held in the museum located at 307 E. Second Street in...
Release Date: 02/27/2003

Instant Messaging, Instant Answers - Need an answer, and fast?  A new service just launched by the IUB Libraries allows you to chat live online with a librarian.  Get expert help with thorny research questions from home, across campus, or even from one of the 19 campus libraries. This new virtual reference desk is...
Release Date: 02/26/2003

Information Commons Construction Now Underway - Offering students a level of help usually found only in the classroom, the Information Commons will provide the people, technology, resources, and answers students need to be successful at IU Bloomington. The $1.5 million project, now under construction, is transforming the...
Release Date: 02/18/2003

Book Talk at the African American Cultural Center Library - The African American Cultural Center Library presents a Book Talk brown bag lunch & book discussion. Moderator Dr. Valerie Grim from the Department of African American and African Diaspora Studies will lead a discussion on Souls of Black Folk: Essays and Sketches by W. E. B. DuBois. Bring...
Release Date: 02/07/2003