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Film Expert to Hold Presentation on Moving Image Preservation - Film expert Mike Mashon will hold a presentation at the Lilly Library on Wednesday, October 24 at 4:30 p.m., entitled "Making Bart Simpson Immortal: Moving Image Preservation at the Library of Congress." Mashon will discuss film preservation, archiving, and the new National...
Release Date: 10/08/2007

Ceremony Honoring Herman B Wells - To coincide with the inauguration of IU President Michael McRobbie, IU will dedicate the bust of former IU president and chancellor Herman B Wells. A film, produced by WTIU to celebrate Well's 90th birthday in 1992, will complement a brief ceremony at the Wells Library hosted by...
Release Date: 10/05/2007

Focus on Film -   Next up in the archives and special collections month series is a panel discussion dedicated to film. "Focus on Film" is being held on Tuesday, October 9 at 7:00 p.m. The panel discussion features IU students and faculty who will discuss how films influence teaching and...
Release Date: 10/05/2007

Borrow a Laptop, Video Camera, and More! - Study in comfort, rent a movie, or shoot your own film; it's all here at the Wells Library! Borrow a laptop and write and research where you want. Laptops are available for check out at the Information Commons circulation desk, located on the first floor in the west...
Release Date: 10/01/2007

Celebrate Films in October - For the second consecutive year, the Indiana University Bloomington Libraries celebrate archives and special collections with a month-long series of events. This year's activities focus on the importance of films and film-related collections to teaching and research. "Reel Images: Film...
Release Date: 09/24/2007

Steele Continues as Interim Dean - Indiana University President Michael McRobbie announced today (Sept. 19) that Patricia A. Steele will continue in her role as Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries for up to two years. "The recent search for the Dean of the Libraries did not result in the...
Release Date: 09/19/2007

Create Reading Lists in Oncourse - You can now create citation lists in Oncourse CL, allowing your students to link directly to suggested reading lists without having to leave the Oncourse environment. Using this new feature, you can search and retrieve citations using OneSearch@IU from individual databases, such...
Release Date: 09/12/2007

Comment on New Web Site - Please take a short online survey to let us know what you think about the new IUB Libraries Web page. Your input will help us continue to improve the usability of the site, so you can get the information that you need to survive this semester and beyond.  
Release Date: 09/10/2007

Library News: September 2007 - News for Faculty and Instructors 1)  Books and Articles Delivered to Your Office 2)  Comment on New Web Site 3)  IU Partners with ChaCha 4)  Create Reading Lists in Oncourse 5)  Reference Seminars 6)  Films are Focus of October...
Release Date: 09/10/2007

New Style Guides Available - The Libraries and the Campus Writing Program have developed a new set of citation style quick guides for APA, Chicago, and MLA formatting. The new guides offer examples of in-text citations, bibliographies, as well as print and electronic sources. They are available on the IUB Libraries Web site...
Release Date: 08/27/2007

Get to Know Your Library - Attend tours, workshops and get-acquainted events at libraries all over campus. While you're there, snag a free copy of a survival guide to learn how to get through your first all-nighter or what to do if you spill a drink on your keyboard. (Hey, it happens.) Workshops at the Herman B Wells...
Release Date: 08/23/2007

Graduate Student Orientation On Thursday, Aug. 23 - As the site of the only campuswide orientation for graduate and professional students, the Herman B Wells Library will be buzzing more than usual on Thursday, August 23, when the Graduate and Professional Student Organization hosts its annual academic kickoff.  Stop by the library lobby...
Release Date: 08/15/2007

Librarians Add Value To ChaCha Partnership - A new partnership between IU and ChaCha, an Indiana company that is creating a new and more focused way of providing Internet searches, will incorporate the collective knowledge and experience of the university's library and information technology staff.   Sophisticated machine-based...
Release Date: 08/15/2007

Resource Discovery Site Launches - After months of collecting data and testing features important to the academic community, the IUB Libraries have launched a new Web site. The site--we're calling it a Resource Discovery System--not only retains many of the popular features and navigation of the former Web site, but it...
Release Date: 08/15/2007

Students: Are You Surviving? - If you're a freshman (and even if you're not) you should know the IUB Libraries can help you navigate the ins and outs of Indiana University. Real answers for real issues: what to do if you flunk your first test, how to get through a presentation, how to make the most of your time at IU. It can...
Release Date: 08/15/2007

IU is Red Hot at the 2007 Indiana State Fair - For the second year in a row, the Indiana State Fair will be all about Indiana University for an entire day. IU makes a big difference in the state, from improving Hoosier health to building a better Hoosier economy. On August 9, IU Day, we’ll celebrate our commitment to Indiana. And...
Release Date: 07/27/2007

You're Invited to Vonnegut Reception - The Friends of the Lilly Library invite the public to a reception in celebration of "Mustard Gas and Roses," an exhibition on the life and works of author Kurt Vonnegut. Thursday, July 19 5:00 p.m. Lilly Library “Mustard Gas and Roses: The Life and Works of Kurt Vonnegut”...
Release Date: 07/10/2007

Get Involved! - We're looking for a diverse group of undergraduate students to serve on the Undergraduate Student Library Advisory Group.  The committee meets two to three times per semester to discuss and advise the IUB Libraries on issues that impact students.  Join the...
Release Date: 07/09/2007

Libraries To Count 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 led to the...
Release Date: 06/28/2007

Summer Orientation Happens at Wells Library - This summer the Herman B Wells Library will be a launching pad for incoming students, who will register for classes and obtain computer accounts in the West Tower. The lobby will be home to about 30 exhibitors--not only representing IU services and departments, but also Bloomington community...
Release Date: 06/26/2007