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Lilly Library Exhibition Highlights Lee Hamilton - MAKING DEMOCRACY WORK: THE CONGRESSIONAL PAPERS OF LEE H. HAMILTON Until May 31 Lilly Library Lounge Drawing on the congressional papers of Lee H. Hamilton, the exhibition is organized around the many roles of a Congressman as Hamilton articulated them in his writings and...
Release Date: 04/11/2005

Main Library To Be Named For Herman B Wells - The Trustees of Indiana University have approved the naming of the Main Library on IU's Bloomington campus for Herman B Wells, the university's visionary chancellor who died five years ago. The university reserved the naming opportunity shortly after Wells' death in 2000. With characteristic...
Release Date: 04/01/2005

SLIS Students Win National Honor - The American Library Association Student Chapter (ALA-SC) at the IU School of Library and Information Science in Bloomington was named the ALA Student Chapter of the Year Award recipient for 2005. The honor is a first for the chapter. Debora Shaw, executive associate dean and professor,...
Release Date: 04/01/2005

IC2 Opening Reception - Please join us for the IC2 opening reception! When: Wednesday, March 30 Time: 3:30 p.m. Where: The new Information Commons 2 (IC2), located on the second floor of the west tower of the Main Library. Light refreshments will be served. Indiana University Extends Its Popular Information...
Release Date: 03/28/2005

African American Cultural Center Library Evening Extravaganza - Indiana University African American Cultural Center Library Presents the 8th Annual Library Evening Extravaganza: When: March 25, 2005 Time: 6:00-8:00 p.m. Where: Neal-Marshall Grand Hall Featured speakers: Dr. Portia Maultsby, Professor of Folklore and Ethnomusicology;...
Release Date: 03/22/2005

Buy used books at the annual book sale - Bibliophiles will want to mark their calendars for the Indiana University Librarians Association (InULA) annual Book Sale. When: Saturday, April 16, and Sunday, April 17 Where: Main Library, Room E174. A $20.00 fee is required for admittance to the Preview Sale on Saturday, from 9:00...
Release Date: 03/22/2005

IC2 Now Open! - In response to the overwhelming popularity of the Information Commons, we've extended the concept to the second floor of the Main Library. The extension, called Information Commons 2 (or IC2), is located in the west tower of the Main Library and features quiet, individual study...
Release Date: 03/08/2005

Purchase historic seed varieties at the Wylie House - Over 80 historic varieties of flower, vegetable, and herb seeds, all grown without the use of chemicals in the Wylie House Museum garden and germination tested to insure viability, will be available at the Wylie House Annual Seed Sale. When: Saturday, March 5, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m. Where: The Wylie...
Release Date: 02/22/2005

Wylie House hosts antique quilt exibit - The Wylie House Museum's annual exhibit showcasing antique quilts opens March 1.  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: 02/22/2005

Use Online Music Database - As part of our continuing research and leadership in the area of digital music libraries, during the next two months, The Cook Music Library is making available a trial of the Database of Recorded American Music (DRAM). DRAM, a project developed by New York University and New World Records, lets...
Release Date: 02/14/2005

You Can Trust Us: Our Annual Report Tells Why - You trust the IU Libraries to offer information in a fair and unbiased way, to filter the overload, and to spend wisely. And, you trust us to support teaching and learning in a way no other unit on campus can. Read about our activities in our annual report.  
Release Date: 02/10/2005

Send an e-Valentine from the Lilly Library - A Flowering of Affection:  Victorian Valentine Cards at the Lilly Library An online exhibit of the Lilly Library displays a selection of 19th century Valentine cards, from the sentimental to the comic.  View images of not-so-sweet Valentines, Valentines made with fancy paper...
Release Date: 02/02/2005

Improve research and searching techniques - Library Updates for Faculty and Graduate Students Updates are 1-hour sessions designed to help faculty and grad students improve their research and searching techniques. Learn about SingleSearch, a powerful tool that lets you search multiple databases at the same time. Other sessions cover...
Release Date: 01/21/2005

Celebrate Life Sciences Week - Life Sciences Week is a celebration of IU’s exciting work and discoveries in the life sciences. During this week, IU will launch a life sciences Web site that will feature stories about important new life sciences research—and how it affects you personally, as well as...
Release Date: 01/20/2005

One Book, One Bloomington: Join the Discussion - The Kite Runner, by Khaled Hoseseini, is the 2005 One Book, One Bloomington and Beyond selection. The first Afghan novel written in English chronicles the effects of Afghanistan's turbulent recent history on the lives of its characters, exploring father-son relationships, friendships, and issues...
Release Date: 01/19/2005

Celebrate MLK Holiday at the Main Library - IUB Libraries present a MLK Holiday Film Festival and Speaker Series:  MLK Holiday Film Festival  When:   Monday, January 17 Time:    10:00 am - 5:00 pm Where: Main Library Media Showing Room (E174) The Blackboard Jungle10:00 am - 11:45 am Richard Dadier...
Release Date: 01/12/2005

Film Series Explores American Workforce - IUB Libraries Spring 2005 Media Literacy Film Series and Brown Bag: "Hey Man, Can you Spare a Job?" American Jobs   (62 min., 2004) This thought-provoking film "explores the impact of low-wage foreign competition on American's workers, families and communities." Robert Goehlert,...
Release Date: 01/10/2005