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Celebrate the Fourth - Learn more about the United States’ struggle for independence by viewing important documents at the IU Libraries. An online exhibition features American history documents housed at the Lilly Library. As the university’s library for rare books and manuscripts, the Lilly...
Release Date: 06/25/2007

Stone Repair Update - About 25 percent complete! Contractors have removed the lower band of limestone panels from the south, west and north elevations of the West Tower. The vertical stones from the southwest corner have also been removed. Teams are started to install new stone panels on the south elevation. By the...
Release Date: 06/20/2007

Google Will Digitize IU Books - Indiana University and the CIC universities have entered into a collective agreement with Google to digitize their distinctive book collections. The consortium will create a first-of-its-kind “Shared Digital Repository” to provide collective archiving and access to the full content...
Release Date: 06/06/2007

Stone Repair Continues on Wells Library - The stone repair contractors are making good headway on the repair to the stones panels on the West Tower. All the lower stones on the south and west faces have been removed. Installation of new stones has begun on the south face. The vertical band of stones are nearly all removed. Contractors...
Release Date: 06/06/2007

Vonnegut Exhibition Opens at Lilly Library - An exhibition featuring the drafts and correspondence of Kurt Vonnegut, celebrated American novelist who died in April, opened this week at Indiana University’s Lilly Library. “Mustard Gas and Roses: The Life and Works of Kurt Vonnegut” showcases drafts of manuscripts of...
Release Date: 05/23/2007

IUB Libraries Archive the Web - In partnership with a handful of other research libraries and archives, the IUB Libraries are leading an effort to preserve the World Wide Web. The very qualities that make the Web such a valued source for information—its immediacy and ever-changing content—make it a challenge for...
Release Date: 05/22/2007

Dalmau Honored by Library Journal - Michelle Dalmau, digital projects and usability librarian for the Digital Library Program, was recently honored as a "mover and shaker" by Library Journal, the national magazine for library professionals. In a follow-up article that features the women who drive library information...
Release Date: 05/16/2007

Remember When? - Providing part-time jobs to about 700 students each year, the IUB Libraries are one of the largest student employers on campus. The vast majority of these students are undergraduates who sort, cart, shelve and check out thousands of items daily. About 20 current library employees, some...
Release Date: 05/09/2007

Dean Search Under Way - A search committee is working to fill the position of Ruth Lilly University Dean of University Libraries at IU. David Zaret, former executive associate dean of the College of Arts and Sciences and professor of sociology, chairs the panel, which includes several representatives from various IU...
Release Date: 05/04/2007

Attention New Graduates - New Graduates: Cast Your Vote for IU Trustee You've worked hard and now you're about to become part of a distinguished group of Indiana University alumni. Since 1891, Indiana University graduates have had the privilege of electing three of the nine members of the IU Board of Trustees (six,...
Release Date: 05/02/2007

Winners of Sam Burgess Award Announced - The IUB Libraries recently announced the winners of the 2007 Sam Burgess Undergraduate Research Award. First place honors go to Michelle Greco, who will receive $1,000 for her paper, "Analysis of Holocaust References in Political Rhetoric." Second place winner Emily Bloom-Carlin will be awarded...
Release Date: 04/26/2007

Online Survey: How Do You Use Maps? - Tell us how and for what purposes you use our map collections by filling out this brief online survey. Responses will be tabulated to ensure confidentiality.   With more than 500,000 maps housed in three locations, the IUB Libraries provide essential leadership and support to those...
Release Date: 04/25/2007

Visualize This! Maps of Science at Public Library - Computers and art combine to create the maps of the Places and Spaces: Mapping Science exhibit on display at the Monroe County Public Library through May 2007. Large-scale maps of science help viewers navigate and understand the world, just as sea charts once aided exploration and...
Release Date: 04/23/2007

Panel Discussion on Calypso Thursday Evening - Learn more about calypso music and culture at a panel discussion this Thursday The Subjects of Calypso: Gender, AIDS, and Hurricanes Herman B Wells Library, E174 Thursday, April 19,  7:00 to 8:30 p.m. Introduction: Delia Alexander, graduate student, Folklore &...
Release Date: 04/16/2007

Limestone Repairs to Wells Library Begin Monday, April 16 - Repairs to limestone panels facing the Herman B Wells Library are scheduled to begin on Monday, April 16. A stair tower will be built at the southwest corner of the west tower for the contractors to gain access to the first floor roof. A swing stage will also be suspended from the top of the west...
Release Date: 04/13/2007

Technical Reports Now Available Thanks to Federal Depository - The IU academic community now has free access to technical reports and bibliographic records of the online library of the National Technical Information Service (NTIS), thanks to a collaborative effort of NTIS and the Government Printing Office. The National Technical...
Release Date: 04/13/2007

Online Service Showcases Campus Research - A new online service led by the IUB Libraries promises to increase the visibility of the university's research by providing a permanent digital home for scholarly materials. IUScholarWorks, launched this year, empowers IU researchers to post their research, such as peer-reviewed materials,...
Release Date: 04/05/2007

Join InULA Book Sale April 14-15 - Mark your calendars for the Indiana University Librarians Association (InULA) Annual Book Sale! A Preview Sale will be held on Saturday, April 14, from 9 a.m. to noon. Admission to the Preview Sale is $20. Admission is free to the Main Sale, which will be held on Saturday, April 14, from 1-5...
Release Date: 04/03/2007

Sounds of Spring - Ahhhhh.  Springtime in Bloomington. Trees are budding, flowers blooming, and birds chirping.  Can finals be far away? If you've ever wondered which bird species you're hearing as you walk to class, here's a tool to help identify them.  Listen to bird...
Release Date: 03/29/2007

Students Propose Renovations to Business/SPEA Library - Last fall, students taking Z302: Managing Behavioral Organizations in the Kelley School of Business proposed a number of changes for the Business/SPEA Library.  This May, library administrators and the deans of the Kelly School of Business and the School of Public and Environmental Affairs...
Release Date: 03/27/2007