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Historic Educational Films Available Through Digital Streaming - From a woodchuck in doll clothes to a defense of the Korean War, 197 newly digitized films from the Indiana University Libraries’ educational film collection capture numerous aspects of American life from the 1940s through the 1980s. Covering topics as diverse as microbiology,...
Release Date: 07/26/2012

The War of 1812 Captured Online through Lilly Library Collections - During the War of 1812, British troops set fire to the Library of Congress, destroying the collections within. Two hundred years later, however, a library has now captured the war: Indiana University’s Lilly Library, have digitized hundreds of manuscripts, books, maps, and prints...
Release Date: 07/26/2012

Wells Library closed overnight July 27-28 - Due to construction on the 3rd floor West Tower, the water will be shut off at 5pm on Friday, July 27th for 4 hours, leaving no working restrooms in the building. Therefore, the entire Herman B Wells Library building (including the lobby and Information Commons) will be closed at...
Release Date: 07/25/2012

TXT A LBRN - “Does the library have a copy of the book I need?” “Is the Education Library open right now?” “I’m lost in the Wells Library – where can I find the Folklore Collection?” You have questions, and the Libraries have answers....
Release Date: 07/19/2012

OneSearch@IU Access for Newly Admitted Students - Welcome, new students! We know that some of you would like to begin doing library research before arriving on campus. Your IUB username and passphrase will give you full privileges to access University resources (including the Libraries’ subscription-based resources such as...
Release Date: 07/12/2012

A Day To Inspire, A Lifetime To Complete - Frank Hoffmann calls it his epiphany. “It was that one day—an absolutely gorgeous, crisp fall day—when it really hit home for me,” says Frank, BA’71, MLS’73. Frank was just 10 years old. His mother suggested the family walk across the IU...
Release Date: 06/27/2012

Acts of Congress to be auctioned in NYC - George Washington's copy of the Acts of Congress is estimated to fetch up to $3 million. IU's Lilly Library has Jefferson's copy of the Acts of Congress. See more here: ...
Release Date: 04/30/2012

Reduced Library Hours May 5-7 - Summer hours for libraries on the IUB campus will begin on Tuesday, May 8, 2012. Please see Libraries & Hours for more information on summer hours.   Most libraries will have reduced hours and some will be closed Saturday, May 5 through Monday, May 7. On May 7 the...
Release Date: 04/17/2012

Titanic Sinks 100 Years Ago - On April 15, 1912 at 2:20 AM, the Titanic sank into the North Atlantic. This year commemorates the 100th year since the sinking of that mighty ship. In ET2, we have created a display along the front wall with newspaper articles giving information about the Titanic and its sinking, as well as...
Release Date: 04/15/2012

Libraries Green Team Earns Sprout Certification - Congratulations to the Libraries as the latest Green Team to earn their Sprout Certification. To earn Sprout Certification, the Libraries team met 36 criteria in seven categories including education and outreach, resource use, recycling, sustainable computing, energy and built...
Release Date: 04/12/2012

Herman B Wells Biography Launch Event at Wells Library April 18 - In celebration of the man who made Indiana University what it is today, the IU Libraries will host a reception to introduce a new biography by James H. Capshew, Herman B Wells: The Promise of the American University, published by Indiana University Press.   Held April 18...
Release Date: 04/06/2012

IU Libraries and IU Data to Insight Center Receive funding from Alfred P. Sloan Foundation - The IU Libraries and the IU Data to Insight Center are recipients of funding from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to fund a CLIR/DLF Data Curation Postdoctoral Fellowship. The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has received a $679,827 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to...
Release Date: 04/06/2012

Four IU Faculty Awarded Information Fluency Grants - Indiana University Libraries, The College of Arts & Sciences, and the Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2012 Information Fluency grants. Four IU faculty members were each awarded $1500 to support redesigning their...
Release Date: 04/02/2012

IU Libraries participate in TwitterQuest -     The Alliance of Bloomington Museums presents TwitterQuest: A social media scavenger hunt on Twitter and Facebook.   From April 2-18, follow the daily tweets and visit participating Bloomington museums and libraries. Be the first to follow the clues and...
Release Date: 03/30/2012

IU Libraries Film Archive in prestigious company with association membership - Members include the Harvard Film Archive, the UCLA Film and Television Archive, the Museum of Modern Art and the Library of Congress. And now, the Indiana University Libraries Film Archive can add its name to that list. IU's film archive is the newest U.S. member of the International Federation...
Release Date: 03/28/2012

Celebrating Women's History Month - The IUB Libraries are celebrating Women's History Month (March) with displays in the Wells Library Lobby (west side) and in the Government Information, Maps and Microform Services Department (East Tower 2). These displays are also a celebration of the IU Office of Women's...
Release Date: 03/01/2012

One Book, One Bloomington - Join us on Tuesday, March 27 from 4:30 - 5:30 pm in the Lilly Library's Slocum Room for the IU Libraries book discussion of the One Book One Bloomington 2012 selection, Room by Emma Donoghue. The Lilly Library is launching a display on March 5th about the book, as well. More information...
Release Date: 03/01/2012

"A Coming In, A Never Going Out:" The Vision of the Kirkwood Gates Beginning in 1899 - While Indiana University’s iconic landmark the Sample Gates has become synonymous with today’s vision of the campus landscape, few realize that while this is a product of relatively recent memory it has quite a storied past. Whether it be the Class of 1899’s Arch...
Release Date: 02/23/2012

New from the DLP: Image Collections Online - We are pleased to announce the launch of Image Collections Online, a service of the IU Digital Library Program. Formerly known as the Photos Service, Image Collections Online provides support to collection managers in creating digital collections of images, and a website for displaying and...
Release Date: 02/23/2012

The Day In Its Color - Congratulations to Prof. Eric Sandweiss on the publication of The Day In Its Color: Charles Cushman’s Photographic Journey Through A Vanishing America! The book chronicles the life of Charles Cushman and his collection of images that have been preserved at the IU Archives.
Release Date: 02/23/2012