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Campaign Songs at Lilly Library - We Want to Be President!  Presidential Campaign Songs Throughout History The vast sheet music collection at the Lilly Library features campaign sonngs of presidents from Thomas Jefferson to Richard Nixon. Christopher Goodbeer of the IU Jacobs School of Music will perform selections ranging...
Release Date: 10/01/2008

Exhibition Features Music and Film - A Change is Gonna Come: Black Music and Film from the Civil Rights and Black Power Eras Through rare visuals and artifacts from the collections of the Archives of African American Music and Culture and the Black Film Center/Archives, this exhibit explores music and film of a pivotal time in...
Release Date: 10/01/2008

Film Depicts African American President - James Earl Jones plays Senator Douglass Dilman who becomes president of the United States due to circumstances beyond his control. He battles power-hungry politicians, his daughter, and his own doubts while learning to govern. The Man (1972) was the first film to depict an African American...
Release Date: 10/01/2008

Lilly Library Features Medical Books - "Anatomia Animata: Anatomy and Medicine in William Harvey's Century" September 19 to December 20, 2008 Drawing on the Lilly Library's significant collection of medical books from all ages, this exhibition focuses primarily on the seventeenth century, the time of William...
Release Date: 10/01/2008

Politics and Presidents Highlighted in October - As part of a nationwide campaign to recognize the importance of archives to teaching and research, in October the Indiana University Libraries will celebrate Politics and Presidents, a monthlong series of events for the university and Bloomington communities. In September, the...
Release Date: 10/01/2008

October 2008 -   1)  E-Book Collection Grows 2)  Create Reading Lists in Oncourse CL 3)  Google Targets IU for First Collection of Distinction 4)  Educational Videos Online 5)  Request a Course Page 6)  ALF Delivery Milestone ...
Release Date: 09/30/2008

Digital Library Program Receives Grant - Indiana University's Digital Library Program received a federal grant of $481,987 to demonstrate the benefits of an emerging form of cataloging using IU's vast collections of sound recordings and scores at the Cook Music Library. The Institute of Museum and Library Services, the...
Release Date: 09/18/2008

Hey, You - Got three minutes? Watch this.
Release Date: 09/18/2008

Archives Month Celebrates Politics and Presidents - Politics and Presidents A month-long celebration of archives and special collections Archives reveal the thoughts of presidents, the wishes of citizens, the inner workings of government.; They give insight to the political process and provide firsthand evidence of our...
Release Date: 09/16/2008

Lilly Event Highlights Patriotic Prints - "The Declaration of Independence: Fantasies and Facsimiles" John Bidwell, Pierpont Morgan Library Monday, Sept 15, 5 p.m. – 6 p.m. Lilly Library Patriotic prints containing the text of the Declaration and facsimile signatures of the Founding Fathers first...
Release Date: 09/12/2008

Six-Part Documentary Series on 1968 Launches - Come celebrate the anniversary of 1968! The Herman B Wells Library will be showing six films as part of a documentary series highlighting 1968.    Join us in room E174 on the following dates:OCTOBER 16, 12:00 p.m. 1968 - The Year that Shaped a Generation...
Release Date: 09/12/2008

Register for Digital Information Literacy Competition - Undergraduate students will compete to answer questions using the Internet during a September 30th contest at Indiana University.   The Indiana University Libraries will host the Digital Literacy Contest, a free contest open to undergraduates.  The winner will...
Release Date: 09/11/2008

Making IT Happen - Find out how to take advantage of IU's cutting-edge resources at Making IT Happen, the annual technology fair for IU students, faculty, and staff sponsored by University Information Technology Services. Wednesday, September 10 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. Wells Library Lobby Learn...
Release Date: 09/10/2008

Sign Up for Faculty and Grad Student Seminars - Whether you're new to Indiana University, or just want to see what's new with the IUB Libraries, now's the time to attend targeted seminars and workshops designed with your research needs in mind. Learn about: * Citation indexes * RSS and awareness alerts *...
Release Date: 08/27/2008

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...
Release Date: 08/25/2008

Graduate Students: Get Oriented at IU - The IUB Libraries, the Graduate and Professional Student Organization, and the University Graduate School are pleased to present Get Oriented at IU, the annual welcome and orientation fair for new graduate students. The event complements the orientation activities of individual...
Release Date: 08/19/2008

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 group to speak your mind, build your...
Release Date: 08/15/2008

Life Sciences Collections Relocated - Most of the collections in the Life Sciences Library in Jordan Hall were moved this summer to the Ruth Lilly Auxiliary Library Facility (ALF) and the Wells Library. A small collection of heavily used materials will remain in the Life Sciences Library. Materials relocated from...
Release Date: 08/13/2008

New Look for This Site - A redesigned Web site for the IUB Libraries will launch on Monday, August 18. The site will function as it currently does, but have a new look that's both easier to use and better integrates the site with other campus units. The Search function and the Resource Gateway, Services,...
Release Date: 08/13/2008

Voter Registration Forms Available - In compliance with certain federal and state requirements, self-mailing forms that can be filled out to register to vote in Indiana are available at the Election Resource Center at the Information Commons (Wells Library, West Tower). Voter registration forms are also available on...
Release Date: 08/08/2008