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Download Library Toolbar For Quick Access - Now it’s easier than ever to take advantage of the resources that can help you find library materials or answer your research questions. Download a toolbar for your workstation and have quick access to the IUB Libraries’ amazing collection of subscription resources, IUCAT...
Release Date: 09/01/2005

Film Series Fall Schedule - Herman B Wells Library Media Literacy Film Series & Brown Bag, Fall 2005 Grab a seat for this fall's selection of films.  Bush's Brain: How Karl Rove Made George W. Bush Presidential  (2004, 80 min) Karl Rove is Bush's closest advisor, the brain behind the curtain of today's...
Release Date: 09/01/2005

Geology Students Know Research Rocks! - Research Rocks! Are you a geology or science student looking for information? Do you want to know more about searching the new GeoRef and how to search Web of Knowledge? GeoRef covers the world's literature in geology and the geo-sciences. It contains over 2.4 million citations, many with...
Release Date: 09/01/2005

ALF Transfer Begins for Wells Library Materials - FILLING THE ALF Answers to your Questions about the Ruth Lilly Auxiliary Library Facility   Why are you moving books from the Wells Library research collections?  You’ve noticed how books crowd the stacks and fill overflow book carts in the aisles.  Too many books in...
Release Date: 08/26/2005

Know Your Library: Join Our Welcome Activities - Welcome new and returning students and faculty! Wells Library Quick Tours - Join us for a 30-minute overview of the Wells library, including a hands-on introduction to our Web site and library resources.   Wells Library In-Depth Tours -- These tours are designed to answer the...
Release Date: 08/17/2005

IU Safeguards Historic State Newspapers - Indiana University Becomes New Home to Historic State Newspapers Gift Honors Dean Suzanne Thorin Indiana University will safeguard historic state newspapers as a result of a partnership that maximizes state resources, say officials from the Indiana University Libraries and the Indiana State...
Release Date: 08/08/2005

Wells Library Closed on Saturday, August 13 - The Herman B Wells Library will be closed and all doors to the building will be locked on Saturday, August 13th, from 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. due to a planned water outage. The IU Physical Plant will be replacing defective water valves during that time. The lobby and the Information Commons...
Release Date: 08/01/2005

Try OneSearch@IU, Our New Multi-Database Searching Tool - Tired of having to plow through all those individual resources to gather information for your work? Use OneSearch@IU (http://www.onesearch.iu.edu/bl) and search multiple resources at once! E-mail a set of results to yourself or save them in My OneSearch. OneSearch @IU, a great place...
Release Date: 07/15/2005

Learn How to Save Wet Books - News You Can Use:   Fixes from the E. Lingle Craig Preservation Laboratory You get caught in a rainstorm with your favorite book under your arm. Its cover becomes drenched, its pages soggy. What do you do? At the Craig Lab, a wet book is never just a wet book. Its pages can be wet...
Release Date: 06/29/2005

Libraries Tally Trustee Ballots - On June 30, in a classroom in the Herman B Wells Library, employees of the IU Libraries will tally the votes for Indiana University's newest alumni-elected trustee. The process is a familiar one: we've counted votes each year for more than a century. A groundswell of alumni support...
Release Date: 06/23/2005

Library Dean Suzanne Thorin to Leave IU - Library Dean Accepts Position At Syracuse University Suzanne Thorin, Ruth Lilly University Dean of University Libraries and Associate Vice President for Digital Library Development, has announced her resignation. Thorin was appointed university librarian and dean of the library by the trustees...
Release Date: 06/23/2005

Herman B Wells Library - Did you find what you're looking for? The Main Library name has been changed on the IUB Libraries Web site to the Herman B Wells Library. The name change is reflected in the A to Z list and the other lists of libraries, as well in IUCAT.  In April, the Trustees of Indiana University...
Release Date: 06/20/2005

View James Joyce Online Exhibition - The Lilly Library is pleased to announce the debut of "The Novel of the Century: James Joyce's Ulysses on the Anniversary of Bloomsday," an electronic exhibition. http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly/joyce/ By the end of the twentieth century, scholars had already devoted more space to the works...
Release Date: 06/20/2005

You're Invited: Wells Library Ceremony - The Trustees of Indiana University President Adam W. Herbert Chancellor Kenneth R. R. Gros Louis Ruth Lilly University Dean Suzanne E. Thorin cordially invite you to the naming ceremony for the Herman B Wells Library Friday, June 17, 2005 4...
Release Date: 06/08/2005

Pop-Up Books Not Just for Children -   Explore the fascinating world of pop-up and movable books at the Lilly Library.  "Not Just for Children" is the summer exhibition which presents the history of movable books from the 15th to the 21st centuries. The exhibition, which will be on display through August 27, features early...
Release Date: 05/27/2005

Summer Discoveries: Browse the Cushman Collection - Discover the striking photos of Charles W. Cushman, an IU alumnus whose photographs are among the most popular of IU's online image collections. The 14,500 richly saturated Kodachrome slides, taken between 1938 and 1969, add color to an era primarily recorded in black and white: "a world that...
Release Date: 05/20/2005

Extinct Woodpecker Sighted...at Lilly Library - Conservationists last week reported rediscovering the ivory-billed woodpecker, a distinctive black and white bird last seen in 1944.  Spotted in the Big Woods region of Arkansas, the bird with a three-foot wingspan proved it is not extinct at all. Librarians at the Lilly Library report...
Release Date: 05/02/2005

IUB Libraries Support Open Access Model - Indiana University Libraries Support Open Access Model   “We want to help find solutions,” librarians say    Librarians at Indiana University are rallying their colleagues nationwide to support a groundbreaking philosophy encyclopedia that is challenging...
Release Date: 04/22/2005

Wylie House Plant Sale this Saturday - Heirloom and modern plants will be for sale at the annual Wylie House Plant Sale. House plants and perennials as well as starts of Wylie House flowers, herbs and vegetables will be available. When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday, May 7. Where: The Wylie House Museum Annex, 317 E. Second...
Release Date: 04/21/2005

Libraries Celebrate Asian American Literature - Members of the IU academic community will read works by their favorite authors to celebrate Asian Pacific Heritage Month. When:   Thursday, April 14,  6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. Where:  Herman B Wells Library, Room E-174  (near the south entrance of the main lobby)...
Release Date: 04/11/2005