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Fall 2011 Workshops: Library Resources and Tools, Seminars on Research - Learn new skills and find the best resources and tools for your research with workshops and seminars offered throughout Fall 2011 by Reference Services at IU Libraries. The sessions are designed to not only introduce what IU Libraries offers to support research, but also...
Release Date: 09/07/2011

Pioneering agreements will reduce cost of eTexts for IU students - Indiana University announced today (Sept. 6) that it has signed agreements to dramatically reduce the costs of digital textbooks for students on all of its campuses.   The agreements -- with publishers John Wiley & Sons Inc.; Bedford Freeman & Worth Publishing Group;...
Release Date: 09/06/2011

IU donating 12,000-volume political science library to India's O.P. Jindal Global University - Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie announced today (Sept. 2) that IU will donate a 12,000-volume research library of political science books, journals and reference materials used for decades by faculty and students to India's O.P. Jindal Global University (JGU). ...
Release Date: 09/02/2011

Nominate an Undergraduate for Library Research Award - IU faculty members are encouraged to nominate outstanding undergraduate students for the Sam Burgess Undergraduate Student Library Research Award.   Students should demonstrate extraordinary skill and creativity in the application of the services and collections of IU...
Release Date: 09/01/2011

9/11 Remembrance Events Feature 9/11 Commissioners Panel, Exhibits at IU Libraries - To commemorate the 10th anniversary of the 9/11 attacks, Indiana University will be holding a series of events throughout September, including a special gathering of the 9/11 Commission at the IU Auditorium. IU Libraries will have exhibits and talks throughout the month as...
Release Date: 08/30/2011

School reform leader Deborah Meier speaking in Indianapolis, Bloomington, opening Lilly archive - Nationally renowned school reform pioneer Deborah Meier will deliver public addresses in Bloomington and Indianapolis and participate in the opening of an archive of her personal papers at the Lilly Library on Sept. 6-7.   The events are free and open to the public, and will...
Release Date: 08/30/2011

IU Data To Insight Center to lead Sloan-funded investigation into non-consumptive research - Indiana University's Data To Insight Center will lead a $600,000 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to fund the first investigation of non-consumptive research for a major mass digitized collection of content. Partners with D2I on this include the HathiTrust Research Center...
Release Date: 08/09/2011

IU Archives and Digital Library Program announce new photo collection website - The rich history and culture of Indiana University and its regional campuses are captured in a collection of approximately two million images held by IU Archives. With the launch of the new Archives Photo Collection website, users will be able to more easily search that collection...
Release Date: 08/08/2011

New Resource: Final Environmental Impact Statement for Section 4 of Interstate 69 - The Final Environmental Impact Statement for Section 4 of Interstate 69 from the Indiana Department of Transportation is now available for public access through IU Libraries. You can access the statement in person at the desk in East Tower 2 of the Herman B Wells Library...
Release Date: 07/25/2011

Archives Online at IU enhances access to collections - Archival specialists and amateur sleuths can more easily access the myriad collections offered across the IU-Bloomington campus through the enhanced Archives Online at IU. The site conveniently aggregates guides for archival collections, or finding aids, and many of these link to...
Release Date: 07/22/2011

Improved ProQuest interface and searching functionality - The new search platform for ProQuest has been implemented across IU Libraries. Among other improvements, the new interface enables you to cross-search some or all ProQuest databases simultaneously. This has also allowed us to create groupings of databases by topic or format (for...
Release Date: 07/13/2011

Geology Library Shortened Hours July 11-20 -   Due to a complete outage of the air conditioning in the Geology Building, the Geosciences Library will have reduced hours the following days:   Monday       July 11    10a.m.-1p.m. ...
Release Date: 07/11/2011

IU Archives Exhibit: Beck Chapel - View a special exhibit on Beck Chapel in the IU Archives Reading Room in Wells E460 (East Tower). The exhibit runs through September 2011.   Retiring from a 25 year career as a teacher, minister, and social worker in 1934, Frank O. Beck (A.B. 1894, A.M. 1895) and...
Release Date: 06/28/2011

A Black-And-White World In Color: The Cushman Collection - From Indiana Public Media By Adam Schwartz Originally posted June 23, 2011   To view original article, visit the Indiana Public Media website   Bradley Cook, the curator of photographs at the Indiana University Archives, once got a strange e-mail from a...
Release Date: 06/23/2011

Read All About It: A New Look for IUB Libraries Blogs - What do March Madness, the future of the mobile web, US National Parks, the Showalter Fountain fish, interest rates on T-Bills, and endangered elements have in common? Why, that IUB Libraries' staff are blogging about them, of course. We're happy to announce the launch of an all-new,...
Release Date: 06/06/2011

June 9 is Ask an Archivist Day on Twitter! - Are your records online? Will they be? What is your oldest record? Is there a fee for your services? Do you have photos of my hometown? How does one become an archivist? What’s an archivist?   Have you always wanted to ask archivists about their profession or...
Release Date: 05/27/2011

IU Archives Exhibit: Cushman's Curiosity in Black and White - Charles W. Cushman, a 1917 graduate of Indiana University, is best known for his his color photographs dating from 1938 through 1969. These images have been widely viewed and used in documentaries, books, newspapers, magazines and websites across North...
Release Date: 05/23/2011

Ask and you shall receive: Check in on Foursquare, Ask a Question & Receive a Prize - It’s that time of year. There are final papers and other assignments that require you to dig through online and print library resources to find articles and books to demonstrate the knowledge you have gained this semester. We in the libraries want you to know we are here for...
Release Date: 04/20/2011

IU librarian Lou Malcomb honored with 2011 'Documents to the People' award - Try Googling "Documents to the People" and you'll end up with 362,000,000 results (in 0.17 seconds). It's Indiana University librarian Lou Malcomb's job to help people cut through such information overload. The head of the Government Information and Kent Cooper Services Department in IU's Herman...
Release Date: 04/19/2011

IU, University of Illinois launch HathiTrust Research Center for computational access to archives - The world's great libraries and archives use specially designed rooms, cases and vaults to protect and organize books and records so they may continue to be studied and understood for years to come. As an ever-increasing amount of our cultural record is created and stored digitally, we...
Release Date: 04/19/2011