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The Powerful Lesson of the Eye: French Artists' Books in the Lilly Library - The last 125 years have been marked by exceptionally rich collaborations linking together poets, painters, printers, and publishers. Such collaborations have produced books that are not merely works of considerable visual beauty and intellectual interest but that also pose particular challenges...
Release Date: 08/31/2004

Register to Vote: Here! Now! - The IUB Libraries are encouraging all eligible voters to register or update their voter registration information online directly through the library’s web site. This online voter registration drive is part of the national “Register to Vote @ your library” program sponsored by...
Release Date: 08/24/2004

Students: Brush Up on Your Skills Online - The IUB Libraries now subscribe to a powerful new study aid, Learning Express Library, an online test preparation and career services program.  Developed by top educational professionals, students can: *   Access interactive practice examinations for GMAT, GRE, LSAT, MCAT and...
Release Date: 08/23/2004

New Faculty Reception and Workshops - Learn about library resources, meet subject specialists, and mingle with your colleagues at a reception to welcome you to IU BLoomington and introduce you to the IU Libraries. When:  Thursday, August 26, 2004 Time:  2:00 to 3:30 p.m. Where:  Main Library Reference Reading...
Release Date: 08/20/2004

National Grant Speaks to Digital Library Leadership - Indiana University’s School of Library and Information Science and the IU Digital Library Program received a $939,000 grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services to educate librarians for work in digital library programs. IU will partner with the University of Illinois at...
Release Date: 08/02/2004

New Students: Learn about the Main Library - IU Libraries' orientation activities introduce students to the Main Library and its services. Main Library Guided Tours Guided tours of the Main Library include a hands-on introduction to the Libraries’ Web site and IUCAT, the IU Libraries' catalog. Tours start in the Main Library lobby...
Release Date: 08/02/2004

Election 2004: A Guide to Resources - An IU Libraries Web site provides extensive links to general congressional and presidential election sources, as well as information about Election 2004. The site includes resource guides such as 2004 presidential candidates and congressional sources, as well as research strategies and a...
Release Date: 07/30/2004

Information Commons Offers Drop-in Workshops - A series of drop-in workshops in the Information Commons offers undergraduates a chance to learn new skills throughout the semester.   The hands-on workshops cover a variety of topics. No registration is required; just drop in. Workshops last for an hour. Sessions include: *...
Release Date: 07/13/2004

Updates to Wylie House Exterior Completed - Improvements to the Wylie House Museum exterior are finished. When the Wylie House was restored in the 1960s, all of the exterior wood trim was painted white. But peeling paint and water damage since its last refreshing left the building in need of updates. Advanced...
Release Date: 07/08/2004

New Front Entrance at Lilly Library - Renovations are under way at the Lilly Library. The updates will add ramps to the front entrance and an accessible restroom, making the building accessible to people with disabilities. Visitors and staff members primarily will continue to enter the building through the front....
Release Date: 07/06/2004

IU Negotiates New Bibliographic Software Site Licenses - IU recently negotiated a new two-year bibliographic software site-license agreement with Thomson ISI Researchsoft.  The new site license includes Endnote (Windows and Mac OS X) and Reference Manager (Windows) bibliographic management software. The new agreement does not include ProCite,...
Release Date: 06/24/2004

Wylie House Displays Historic Toys, Clothing - Examine 19th century children's toys and clothing on display at the Wylie House Museum throughout the summer. * When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays. * Where: The Wylie House Museum, 307 E. Second St. in Bloomington. * Free admission. The Elizabeth Sage Historic...
Release Date: 06/16/2004

Borders Offers 10 Percent Discount - The American Library Association is partnering with Borders Group to kick off summer reading during the Borders Summer Reading Benefit Weekend, June 4 - 6. During the benefit weekend, Borders will offer a discount to library staff and users of 10 percent off their total purchases. To qualify...
Release Date: 06/03/2004

Journalism Library Relocates for Summer - The Journalism Library has relocated temporarily to the Main Library while its Ernie Pyle Hall location is closed for renovation this summer. Scheduled to open this fall, the new space in Ernie Pyle Hall will offer more computers and group workstations, providing greater access to online...
Release Date: 06/03/2004

When Google Won't Cut It, Ask a Librarian - In the 19 libraries that make up the IUB Libraries, we field about 5,800 reference questions in a typical week.  Most of the time we’re tracking down citations or digging a little deeper into the research topics of IU students, faculty, and staff. About 60 percent of the requests...
Release Date: 06/03/2004

Early Instruments Displayed at Wylie House - A Wylie House exhibition featuring fifty rare instruments runs until Monday, May 31, in conjunction with the Bloomington Early Music Festival. * When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Wednesday, May 26 through Saturday, May 29 and again Monday, May 31. The museum is open from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, May 30. ...
Release Date: 05/26/2004

You're Invited: Coffee Tasting and Exhibition Opening - The Lilly Library will host a coffee tasting to celebrate the opening of the exhibition "Kahveh, Choclatl, Ch'a: The New Flavors Arrive," curated by Stephen H. Cape. *When: Friday, June 4, at 5 p.m. *Where: Lilly Library The exhibition features rare printed items ranging from the 16th through...
Release Date: 05/25/2004

Learn About Cicadas As Bugs Invade Indiana - Cicada fact: Only male cicadas sing. For more information and interesting facts about the 17-year periodical cicadas evident all over Bloomington, go to http://www.indiana.edu/~libgpd/guides/cicada.html. This Web site links to online resources about the bug, and it features two...
Release Date: 05/24/2004

Saving Private Ryan Screening Commemorates D-Day - To commemorate the 60th anniversary of D-Day, the IUB Libraries Media Literacy Film Series will present the Academy Award-winning film Saving Private Ryan. Chad Parker, doctoral candidate in the Department of History, will lead a discussion prior to and immediately following the film. ...
Release Date: 05/24/2004

Wylie House Holds Annual Plant Sale - Vegetables, herbs, and indoor and outdoor flowers and decorative plants will be for sale this weekend at the Wylie House Museum. * When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 8. * Where: The Wylie House Museum Annex, 317 E. Second Street in Bloomington, directly east of the museum. The event...
Release Date: 05/03/2004