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Our Favorite Flavors: Coffee, Tea, and Chocolate Highlighted in Lilly Exhibit - They have inspired rituals and ceremonies, fostered social interaction and political debate. Their trade has linked cultures and hemispheres. Their nearly universal appeal has endured for centuries, giving voice to authors and poets, lovers and rebels. And, as the Lilly Library’s Stephen...
Release Date: 04/28/2004

Acclaimed Author Nicholas Basbanes to Speak at Lilly Library - Nicholas Basbanes, acclaimed author of books and articles about the world of rare books, their owners, and their readers, will speak at the Lilly Library on April 22, at 5:30 p.m.    Well known for writing about books and bibliophiles, Nicholas Basbanes has worked as an award-winning...
Release Date: 04/15/2004

Exhibition Celebrates IU Presidents - As IU celebrates the inauguration of Adam W. Herbert as its seventeenth president, learn more about past presidents through an exhibition by the Indiana University Archives. * What: "From Andrew Wylie to Adam W. Herbert: Images of Presidential Inauguration Ceremonies" * When: April 14-April 22...
Release Date: 04/14/2004

Sheet Music Web Site Launched - IU's Digital Library Program has launched the IU Sheet Music Web site, providing access to metadata and some digital images from two sheet music collections from the Lilly Library. Users may search or browse records for more than 24,000 pieces in the Sam DeVincent Collection of American Sheet...
Release Date: 04/14/2004

Book Sale Planned for April 17-18 - The annual Bloomington Book Sale is set for April 17-18 in Room E174 of the Main Library. * Preview sale: 9 a.m. to noon Saturday, April 17. Admission to the preview sale is $20. * Main sale: noon to 5 p.m. Saturday, April 17 and 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday, April 18. Admission is free....
Release Date: 04/05/2004

Get One-On-One Help at the Main Library - Library consultations just for undergraduates offer focused, personalized research help. Work one-on-one with an information expert to find what you need for papers and other class projects. Set up an appointment at the Information Commons reference desk or go to...
Release Date: 04/05/2004

IUB Libraries Boost Access to Full-Text Articles - IU-Link, a new service launched by the IUB Libraries that promises greater convenience for researchers at all levels, streamlines information retrieval by linking online article citations to full text.   Citations in 113 of the IUB Libraries’ largest and most popular databases now link...
Release Date: 03/31/2004

Join in a Communitywide Book Discussion - IU Associate Professor Paul Losensky will discuss Reading Lolita in Tehran: A Memoir in Books by Azar Nafisi later this spring as part of this year's One Book One Bloomington events. Watch the Libraries homepage for more details. In Reading Lolita in Tehran (nonfiction, 2003), Nafisi writes...
Release Date: 03/22/2004

Libraries to Screen Film Children Underground - IU Libraries Media Services will screen the award-winning documentary "Children Underground" (2001, 105 minutes) on Tuesday, March 30. * When: 12 p.m. - 2 p.m. Tuesday, March 30 * Where: Main Library, Room E174 The film documents the lives of five homeless children who live in a subway...
Release Date: 03/22/2004

Libraries to Show Film Trembling Before G-D - IU Libraries Media Services will screen the award-winning documentary "Trembling Before G-D" (2003, 84 minutes) on Thursday, April 22. * When: 7:30 p.m. Thursday, April 22 * Where: Main Library, Room E174 The film shatters assumptions about faith, sexuality, and religious fundamentalism as...
Release Date: 03/22/2004

Library Staff Leverage Open-Source Software - Representatives from Library Information Technology will participate in IU’s annual Linuxfest and will demonstrate how the IU Libraries leverage open-source software in providing library services. * What: Linuxfest 2004 * When: 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Tuesday, March 30 * Where: Indiana...
Release Date: 03/16/2004

Research Your Roots at Genealogical Society Conference - The Indiana Genealogical Society will hold its annual conference at the Bloomington Convention Center on Saturday, April 3, 2004.  Speakers include author and PBS researcher Megan Smolenyak and IU history professor James Madison.  For more information and a registration form, go...
Release Date: 03/12/2004

Screening, Discussion Examine 'Blaxploitation' Films - A screening of "BaadAsssss Cinema" and a discussion of the film is set for Tuesday, February 24. The 2002 film by independent filmmaker Isaac Julian examines the stereotypes and political climate portrayed in 1970s "Blaxploitation" films such as "Shaft," "Superfly," and "Foxy Brown." Julian...
Release Date: 02/17/2004

Wylie House Displays Antique Quilts - The Wylie House Museum is holding its annual exhibit showcasing antique quilts through March 31. * When: 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays until March 31. * Where: The Wylie House Museum, 307 E. Second Street in Bloomington. Built in 1835, the Wylie House was the home of Indiana...
Release Date: 02/16/2004

Explore History at the Libraries - Learn more about President Lincoln at the IU Libraries as the United States celebrates President's Day this month. The Lilly Library's Lincoln collection includes more than 8,000 books and pamphlets, photographs, etchings, and works of art, as well as 2,000 manuscripts. The library's holdings of...
Release Date: 02/10/2004

Lecture Planned for the Lilly Library - A lecture today at the Lilly Library features an Arthurian hero of French prose. * What: "Galehaut (Galeotto): The Emergence and Eclipse of a Remarkable Arthurian Hero" * Who: Samuel Rosenberg (Department of French and Italian, IU Bloomington) * When: 4 p.m. February 10 * Where:...
Release Date: 02/02/2004

Lilly Exhibits Artists' Books - "ROCKET FOUR: Making Artists' Books" is on display in the Lilly Library Lounge until March 5. In this traveling exhibition, four presses showcase books illustrating the incorporation of computerized printing and design technologies into the work of contemporary artists/craftspeople. They...
Release Date: 02/02/2004

Boost Skills with Drop-in Workshops - A series of drop-in workshops in the Information Commons offers undergraduates a chance to learn new skills throughout the semester.   The hands-on workshops cover a variety of topics. No registration is required -- just drop in. Workshops will last for an hour. Sessions...
Release Date: 01/29/2004

Book Talk Showcases Limited Editions Club - Join us for a book talk and learn about limited edition books that showcase the work of many accomplished writers, printers, and modern artists. The talk is in conjunction with an exhibit at the Lilly Library and the African American Cultural Center Library.  * Book Talk:  "For...
Release Date: 01/28/2004

Online Exhibit Details History of Valentines - An online exhibit of the Lilly Library describes the use and design of Valentines in the 19th century. Images of the Valentines range from sentimental to comical and simple to ornate. Visit the exhibit and send an electronic greeting to your Valentine at...
Release Date: 01/26/2004