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Library News: August 2008 - 1) IU Named First CIC Partner in Google Agreement 2) Google Books Added to IUCAT 3) Life Sciences Collections Relocated 4) New Look for Web Site 5) Quick Clicks 1) IU Named First CIC Partner in Google Agreement Indiana University was selected as the...
Release Date: 08/01/2008

Sneak Peek of New Web Site -
Release Date: 07/25/2008

Law Library Becomes Delivery Site - The IUB Law Library has joined the list of IU libraries participating in Request Delivery, the popular service that allows faculty and students to request that materials from one library be delivered to another. Requests are placed through IUCAT, the online catalog. The...
Release Date: 07/11/2008

Think Green. And Tell Us About It. - A task force from the IUB Libraries is developing recommendations for actions we can take that will contribute to sustainability on the Bloomington campus. What can we do? What can you do? Please give us your thoughts in this brief open-ended survey.
Release Date: 07/10/2008

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 Library contains one of 21...
Release Date: 07/03/2008

Lilly Library Exhibit Features 19th Century Naval World - "Blue at the Mizzen: Patrick O'Brian and the 19th Century Naval World" is currently on display in the Main Gallery of the Lilly Library. "Blue at the Mizzen: Patrick O'Brian and the 19th Century Naval World" features the work of novelist Patrick O'Brian, best-known for his series of...
Release Date: 07/03/2008

Online Sheet Music Collection Launches - Four of the state's premier cultural heritage institutions today launch an online collection of more than 10,000 pieces of Indiana-related sheet music, making some of their most popular and sought-after materials freely available via the Internet. A Web site showcases sheet...
Release Date: 06/16/2008

Scientists: Additional E-books Now Available - The IU Bloomington Libraries have purchased access to e-books relating to science, technology, and mathematics, thanks to a joint licensing agreement with our peers in the Committee on Institutional Cooperation. The IU academic community now has access to books published since...
Release Date: 06/05/2008

Catalog Now Links to Google's Digitized Books - First Step in A New Frontier The electronic catalog that describes the millions of books contained within the IUB Libraries now links to Google Book Search, making previews and tables of contents—and in some cases full text—available for selected items. ...
Release Date: 06/02/2008

Indiana History Site Launches - More than a century's worth of scholarship on Indiana history is now available on a free, searchable Web site launched today by the Indiana University Digital Library Program and the Indiana Magazine of History. Designed as a resource that will appeal to readers ranging from...
Release Date: 06/02/2008

What Keeps Librarians Awake at Night? - OCLC, the nonprofit research organization that produces and maintains WorldCat, has a new podcast series that records impromptu interviews in which the question, "What's keeping you awake at night?" is asked to leaders in the library profession who are thinking ahead, worrying about...
Release Date: 05/27/2008

Lilly Library Honored as Best IU Attraction - The Bloomington/Monroe County Convention and Visitors Bureau named The Lilly Library "Best IU Attraction" at a ceremony to celebrate National Tourism Week, May 10 - 18, 2008. Breon Mitchell, director of the Lilly Library, accepted the award. The Lilly Library for rare books...
Release Date: 05/20/2008

Congratulations Graduates - The IUB Libraries extends congratulations to our 2008 graduates. As information experts, we've enjoyed being a partner in providing you with the necessary tools to support your academic needs. Again, congratulations on your success, and best wishes on your future endeavors.
Release Date: 04/29/2008

Research Seminars Resume for Faculty and Grad Students - Sign up now for research seminars designed to help you learn new skills or brush up on your research techniques. IUB librarians are always available to help you with your research needs: Meet with a librarian individually to learn more about specific resources or strategies, or join...
Release Date: 04/28/2008

Scholar to Present Genetics Lecture on Monday, April 21 - Join independent scholar James Schwartz for his lecture entitled, "In Pursuit of the Gene: From Darwin to DNA" on Monday, April 21 at 5 p.m. at the Lilly Library, Slocum Room. A reception will follow the talk. James Schwartz is an independent scholar and writer living in...
Release Date: 04/16/2008

Recipient of the William Evans Jenkins Librarian Award Announced - Indiana University Libraries are pleased to announce Julie Bobay as the winner of the 2008 William Evans Jenkins Librarian Award. Named for IU's chief librarian from 1904-1932, the William Evans Jenkins Librarian Award recognizes the outstanding professional contributions of a...
Release Date: 04/15/2008

Winners of the Sam Burgess Award Announced - The IUB Libraries are pleased to announce the winners of the 2008 Sam Burgess Undergraduate Library Research Award. Sophomore Elana Kelber won first place and $1,000 for her paper "What Sells?: Examining Gender in Magazine Print Advertising in the 1950s." Senior Seth Libby won...
Release Date: 04/15/2008

Winners of the White Collaborative Award Announced - Michelle Dalmau of the Digital Library Program and Professor John Walsh of the School of Library and Information Science are this year's winners of the White Collaborative Award for "The Swinburne Project as a Test Bed for Studying XML Topic Maps." The award is given to encourage...
Release Date: 04/15/2008

Book Sale April 19, 20 - Librarians Host Book Sale Mark your calendar. The popular annual book sale hosted by the Indiana University Librarians Association occurs soon. When: Saturday, April 19, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.              ...
Release Date: 04/11/2008

View 1968 Documentary Winner - What: "Why Man Creates" best short documentary winner in 1968 Where: Wells Library, Room E174 When:  Monday, April 7 Time:  Noon (Bring you own popcorn -- or lunch) "Why Man Creates" by legendary graphic designer Saul Bass examines our creative nature through an historical...
Release Date: 04/04/2008