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Photos for the soul: Photos for stories - Coloroom is an on-line magazine for Russian-speaking peoples that discusses various ways of using modern technologies by revealing various aspects of technology, education, and art. Recently they discovered and explored the Charles W. Cushman collection. They have written a short...
Release Date: 09/04/2013

Herman B House Party smashes records for attendance and fun - Last night’s Herman B House Party was a crowd-pleasing record-breaker with over 1,800 students packing the Wells Library, triple the number from previous years.The first floor of the West Tower was transformed into a huge party space anchored by cotton candy in the back and...
Release Date: 08/23/2013

Changes in the East Tower -         In October, construction is slated to begin in the East Tower.The goal is to create a vibrant, full-service, technology-rich environment that will support scholarly research from curiosity to discovery to publication. The construction process...
Release Date: 08/22/2013

Library Access During Construction - Just outside of the Wells Library, construction on the Global and International Studies Building continues. That project changes the way library users may access the Wells Library, especially from the south and west.   The entrances to the Library remain where they have...
Release Date: 08/06/2013

1960s/1970s Reunion: Flashback - Drawing together people from across generations, this weekend's grassroots reunion allowed participants to remember their time at IU and in Bloomington and share the lives of activism that developed as a result.    Over the summer, Indiana University...
Release Date: 08/05/2013

BrowZine: It's All About Access - BrowZine is an application for mobile devices that allows you to browse and read journals electronically in a magazine-like format. BrowZine is optimized for tablet devices and is available for the iPad and some Android devices, including the Google Nexus, Samsung Galaxy, and...
Release Date: 08/05/2013

IU Archives assists in grassroots reunion - Over the summer, Indiana University Archives has been assisting alumni David G. Martin (BA 1973, PhD 2004) and Cathy Rountree (BA 1977, BS Nursing 1984) in their work to organize a reunion of their friends and classmates who hail from the New Left and anti-war movement of the...
Release Date: 07/23/2013

News from the National Digital Stewardship Alliance - News from the National Digital Stewardship Alliance   Release Date: July 23, 2013   National Digital Stewardship Alliance Releases Inaugural National Agenda for Digital Stewardship   The National Digital Stewardship Alliance, a voluntary membership...
Release Date: 07/23/2013

Indy Star article "IU professor plays a new kind of vintage vinyl" - The Indy Star featured an article about IU sound media historian Patrick Feaster in their Monday, July 22, 2013, State Edition.    An earlier press release about Professor Feaster appeared on the IU News website.    Watch Professor Feaster discuss...
Release Date: 07/22/2013

"One Hundred Books Famous in English Literature" - “One Hundred Books Famous in English Literature” at the Lilly Library   “One Hundred Books Famous in English Literature,” one of the most influential rare book exhibitions of the twentieth century, opened in January 1903 at the Grolier Club of the...
Release Date: 05/07/2013

IU Librarian uses her expertise to improve Wikipedia - Every day, students come to Chanitra Bishop for advice about information — everything from how to find certain articles, to what books will help their research projects. Ms. Bishop certainly has the right pedigree. At Indiana University Bloomington, she’s the Digital Scholarship and...
Release Date: 05/07/2013

Supercharge Your Dissertation Summer - On Tuesday, April 30, the IUB Libraries, Writing Tutorial Services and GPSO offered their first ever “Supercharge your Dissertation Summer” workshop. 49 graduate students in varying stages of their graduate programs joined us for energizing sessions on strategies for daily writing,...
Release Date: 05/03/2013

IU Libraries Film Archive to Screen Vintage Social Guidance Films at The Bishop - Looking for some tips to overcome the awkwardness of that first date? Or, if things go well, how to act as your relationship develops?     The IU Libraries Film Archive has the answers, 1950s style — the archive will screen a series of social...
Release Date: 05/01/2013

IUCAT: Switch to new interface on May 5th - Following our public beta this spring semester, we will be transitioning to the new discovery interface as the primary entry point to IUCAT on May 5th.   Important information:   After May 5th, iucat.iu.edu will point to the Blacklight interface. The current Sirsi...
Release Date: 04/29/2013

New Tools Available to Mine World's Largest Digital Repository of Books - This week the HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) announced the availability of data mining and analytics tools for the HathiTrust Digital Library, a collection of digital texts from over 70 research libraries around the world. The new tools provide a much-needed entry point to...
Release Date: 04/22/2013

Reduced Library Hours May 4th - 6th -   Reduced Library Hours May 4th - 6th   Summer hours for libraries on the IUB campus will begin on Tuesday, May 7, 2012. Please see Libraries & Hours for more information on summer hours.   Most libraries will have reduced hours and some will be...
Release Date: 04/17/2013

Wylie House Quilters win 2013 Be More Authentic Award! - Winners of the 2013 Bloomington Be More Authentic Award – Wylie House Museum Quilters!   “The Wylie House Museum Quilters are a shining example of long-term dedication and commitment to a community organization,” says Interim Director of the Wylie House...
Release Date: 04/08/2013

Edible Books Contest Winners Announced! - On Monday, April 1st, the Herman B Wells Library hosted its annual Edible Books Contest. Students, faculty, staff and groups were all encouraged to submit a culinary interpretation of a favorite book as part of the annual international Edible Books celebration. On or around April...
Release Date: 04/03/2013

Fluxus Art Movement: Exhibition at Fine Arts Library April 5th - The Fine Arts Library will be hosting a one-day exhibition of publications from the Fluxus art movement. We have a considerable collection of materials from such seminal artists as Yoko Ono, John Cage, George Brecht, and Marshall MacLuhan. Here are the details: Friday, April 5th, 2013 Fine Arts...
Release Date: 04/03/2013

InULA booksale at Wells Library: April 6th and 7th -  
Release Date: 04/03/2013