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IUB Libraries: We Deliver Information -     We deliver information Whether print or pixels, the research materials at IU are world-class. You can borrow materials from around the world with an interlibrary loan (ILL) Don't know where to start your research?...
Release Date: 10/04/2006

Join Real-Life History Detective Wes Cowan on October 12 - Join Wes Cowan, host of the PBS series History Detectives and Antiques Roadshow, as he presents "The Adventures of a Real-Life History Detective," the third event of our monthlong celebration of archives and special collections. On Cowan's popular PBS television series, he explores the...
Release Date: 10/04/2006

Learn About Local War Heroes at the Monroe County History Center - Join Steve Rolfe, president of the Monroe County Civil War Roundtable, as he presents "Local Heroes: Fallen Soldiers of the Revolutionary War and Civil War," a lecture in our monthlong series of events celebrating local archives and special collections. Located in the northwest corner of Monroe...
Release Date: 10/04/2006

Upton Sinclair Biographer to Speak at Lilly Library - Join us for Radical Innocent: Upton Sinclair, the second event of a monthlong celebration of our shared history revealed through archives and special collections. Famous literary muckraker Upton Sinclair exposed the deplorable conditions of the Chicago stockyard in The Jungle. In writing...
Release Date: 10/03/2006

IUB Libraries: We Deliver to Everyone -       We deliver to everyone Whatever your major, we can help.  We support all academic disciplines on campus.   No matter what you're studying, with over 70 subject collections, we have one for...
Release Date: 09/28/2006

Revealing Our Past: IU partners with community to celebrate local archives and collections - The Indiana University Libraries will lead a monthlong series of events to highlight the variety of unique research collections in and around Bloomington, Ind. Featured speakers and panelists, including several IU faculty members, will stress the importance of primary resources in how they have...
Release Date: 09/28/2006

Presentation Practice Rooms Now Available - Hone your presentation skills in new practice rooms!  Prepare for a group presentation, practice a speech, or fine-tune your job interview skills in rooms designed just for you. Thanks to a grant from the IU Parents Fund, the IU Libraries opened four Presentation Practice...
Release Date: 09/27/2006

IUB Libraries: We Deliver 24/7 -   We deliver 24/7 Information from trustworthy online sources all day, everyday.  Search online full-text journals and newspapers or browse through our online catalog - IUCat  If we...
Release Date: 09/20/2006

Video Series: How Democratic Are Elections in the U.S.? - The IUB Libraries present this video series to provoke thought and discussion on problems of fairness in U.S. elections. Each of the following showings will be held on Wednesdays from 7 to 9 p.m. in Wells Library Room E174 (between the glass doors on the south side). Kate Cruikshank, political...
Release Date: 09/18/2006

Celebrate Constitution Day - Celebrate Constitution Day at Wells Library Show your enthusiasm about the foundation of our democracy by participating in a full day of events at Wells Library. When:  Monday, September 18, 2006 Where:  All events are in Room E174 (between the glass doors on the south side) Events:...
Release Date: 09/13/2006

Grants To Digitize History Journal, Letters - The Indiana University Digital Library Program will advance two projects to make the state’s history broadly available to Hoosiers, thanks to grants recently announced by the Indiana State Library.  The projects—one to digitize a 100-year run of a popular history journal, and the...
Release Date: 09/06/2006

Media Literacy Film Series - Herman B Wells LibraryMedia Literacy Film Series & Brown Bag, Fall 2006 Interested in learning more about Indiana elections?  Come join the viewing and discussion of "The Hoosier Political Legend Series." Recounting the Years: A Tribute to Frank McCloskey (2005, 21 min.) Frank...
Release Date: 09/05/2006

Wylie House Hosts Family Fall Harvest Fest - Celebrate the changing of seasons at the Wylie House Family Fall Harvest Fest. This year's event will feature a pumpkin contest for pumpkins grown from heirloom and hybrid seeds, pumpkin games and quizzes, and pumpkin decorating. There will also be displays of pumpkins and other heirlooms...
Release Date: 09/05/2006

Get Help with E-Reserves - If you are a faculty member who wants to incorporate more class readings through the IUB electronic reserve system, the IUB Libraries staff offers the training and assistance you might need. More than 150 instructors have been trained to post articles to the Web through the e-reserve...
Release Date: 09/01/2006

Return Books at New Drive-Up Book Drops - You can now return your books, videos and DVDs without scavenging for a parking space at the Herman B Wells Library. Three book-return receptacles are now located south of the library: one at the end of the sidewalk leading to the main entrance, and two at the Seventh Street turnaround just...
Release Date: 08/29/2006

Online Puzzles Complement Lilly Library Collection - Learn more about the Jerry Slocum Mechanical Puzzle Collection unveiled recently at the Lilly Library by exploring the exhibition's companion Web site. You can browse the database of puzzles, learn about the types of puzzles, and view animation showing solutions to some of the popular...
Release Date: 08/25/2006

Video Collections Available for Faculty - About 8,000 videos collected to provide curriculum support for all academic disciplines were transferred to the Wells Library in August. The collection, formerly managed by Instructional Support Services, complements the IUB Libraries teaching media collection of 12,000 videos and 1,500 DVDs. ...
Release Date: 08/24/2006

Know Your Library: Join Our Welcome Activities - Whether you’re a new student or a veteran researcher, there’s lots to learn about library resources and services. Plan now to attend our welcome activities, tours and workshops designed with your needs in mind.  View the IUB Libraries Orientation Calendar here.  For...
Release Date: 08/15/2006

Puzzling Exhibition Opens at Lilly Library - Indiana University's Lilly Library will be home to the world's largest collection of mechanical puzzles, about 400 of which will be on view after August 3. Highly regarded for its variety and scope, the collection includes items dating from the eighteenth century. Puzzle enthusiast and author...
Release Date: 07/26/2006

African American Cultural Center Library Renamed - The African American Cultural Center Library has a new name. To reflect the association with the Neal-Marshall Center, where the library is located, the library will now be known as the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center Library. Look for the new name on the IUB Libraries' Web site and in...
Release Date: 07/17/2006