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Photographs of Rural America in the Depression - Librarian Bob Goehlert will discuss the policies ofthe New Deal's rural antipoverty agencies-the Resettlement Administration and Farm Security Administration-using photographs focusing on agrarian land and life during the 1930s.   Faces and Farms: Photographs of Rural...
Release Date: 10/23/2009

Popular Music from the Great Depression Performance and Reception - Christopher Goodbeer and Alicia McCarther of the IU Jacobs School of Music will sing selections from the vast sheet music collections at the Lilly Library, including "Life Is Just a Bowl of Cherries," "We're in the Money," and "Hallelujah I'm a Bum."   Performance and...
Release Date: 10/23/2009

WPA Federal Radio Project Presentation - Alan Burdette, director of the Archives of Traditional Music, will play recordings from the WPA Federal Radio Project and discuss their efforts to document disappearing aspects of American culture. Those efforts are mirrored today in the Sound Directions Project to save these now...
Release Date: 10/23/2009

Brief Outage for Online Full-Text Journals - Links to online full text journals in IUCAT and on pages in the IU Bloomington Libraries web site as well as links from IU-Link buttons in journal indexes may not work on Saturday, October 24 between 3:00 and 9:00 a.m. Eastern Daylight Time. The vendor who supplies our electronic...
Release Date: 10/22/2009

HathiTrust Digital Library to Open - The University of Michigan Press (UMP) is joining with HathiTrust Digital Library to open electronic content for free online access.  UMP plans to have 1000 or more titles available for full viewing by year's end.  The press release announcing this partnership, and the list...
Release Date: 10/15/2009

Documentary Series in Celebration of Archives Month - The two Depression-era films in this series, one about the Dust Bowl and the other about the importance of the Mississippi, were selected to the National Film Registry by the Library of Congress. Documenting the Face of America, produced in 2008, shows how FSA photographers chronicled...
Release Date: 10/14/2009

GIS Day at Indiana University - GIS Day is a global event for users of Geographic Information Systems technology in an effort to educate people about how geography makes a difference in our lives and to demonstrate this technology to schools and organizations around the world. Learn more about GIS Day and GIS Day...
Release Date: 10/14/2009

Tour the University Archives - Tour the University Archives and view exhibits and films of old IU football and basketball games in the Archives conference room.   Tuesday, October 20   2:00-5:00 p.m.   University Archives, Wells Library E460
Release Date: 10/14/2009

Conservation, Communities, and Cameras - Bring your lunch to a noon talk that offers context for films created during the Great Depression. Librarian Bob Goehlert provides background about the changing face of rural America.   Monday, October 12   12 noon - 1 p.m.   Herman B Wells Library...
Release Date: 10/09/2009

Tips for Digging Deeper - Finding the information you need can be tricky business. We have many, many great resources here at IU, but we don't have everything.   If we don't have what you need, we can help you find it by providing the tools to dig deeper. Identify search terms approved by the...
Release Date: 10/09/2009

It Takes Two: Learn More Today - Attend a seminar today about forming successful relationships. Facilitated by Tim Davis, psychologist, IU Counseling & Psychological Services.   Where:  Wells Library, E174   When: 12 noon - 1 p.m.   The series continues Thursdays...
Release Date: 10/08/2009

It's Your Research: Set It Free - Open access, the principle that all research should be freely accessible online immediately after publication, is gaining momentum not only worldwide but also here at IU, through efforts such as IUScholarWorks.   Broaden your awareness and understanding of open access...
Release Date: 10/08/2009

Public Library Hosts Pulitzer Winner - The Monroe County Public Library and the Friends of the Library will host Pulitzer winner, journalis, and best-selling author Rick Bragg  on Saturday, Nov. 14. 2009   Bragg's family memoirs and newspaper stories offer an intimate view of hard times, poverty, hope,...
Release Date: 10/07/2009

Author, Mildred Kalish, Speaks as Part of Archives Month Celebrations - Named by the New York Times as one of the 10 best books of 2007, Little Heathens was written by first-time author 85-year-old Mildred Kalish, a retired college professor of literature, who remembers her childhood with vivid detail. Elizabeth Gilbert, author of Eat, Pray, Love wrote of...
Release Date: 10/05/2009

Modern Art and Politics Presentation - Jenny McComas, the IU Art Museum's Class of 1958 Curator of Western Art after 1800, will discuss the museum's mural Swing Landscape in conjunction with Stuart Davis's work for the Mural Division of the Federal Art Project during the Depression.   Noon Talk Modern Art and...
Release Date: 10/05/2009

Weekly Film Series in Celebration of Archives Month - Four films, two from the Wells collections and two from the Black Film Center/Archive deal with racial and economic inequality and injustices and show the resilience of people in tough times. The Black Film Center/Archive was established in 1981 as a repository of films and related...
Release Date: 10/05/2009

Music Panel Kicks Off Archives Month Celebrations - While some Depression-era songs and singers offered entertainment and escape, others gave voice to the all-too-harsh realities of the times. Panelists will explore folk and country music of the South and West, hard-knock Blues of the ‘30s, and escapist Broadway show tunes by...
Release Date: 10/01/2009

Lilly Library Reading Room Closed October 5 - NOTICE: The Lilly Library Reading Room will be closed for the installation of new furniture on Monday, October 5, 2009. Service of the collections will be provided on a limited basis with priority given to those who have made prior arrangement. Contact the Library at liblilly@indiana.edu to make...
Release Date: 09/30/2009

Library News: Spring 2010 - Library News an online newsletter for faculty and instructors   January 2010   1)  Brenda Johnson named library dean 2)  New faculty journals join IUScholarWorks 3)  Business/SPEA Information Commons closed for renovations...
Release Date: 09/22/2009

Documenting the Great Depression - As part of a nationwide campaign to recognize the importance of archives to teaching and research, in October the IU Libraries will present a month-long series of events that documents the Great Depression.   The celebration features exhibitions, film showings, a sing-along of...
Release Date: 09/18/2009