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Two Million and Counting - The Ruth Lilly Auxiliary Library Facility (everyone calls it the ALF) today accepted its 2 millionth volume, making it about 90 percent full.   Construction is under way to accommodate even more books and materials at the location. Site preparation for a second...
Release Date: 09/17/2009

HathiTrust Continues to Grow - The shared digital library known as HathiTrust has nearly doubled in size since it was announced a year ago, now containing more than 3.8 million volumes, including items from IU. About 16 percent of all materials are in the public domain.   Users may search bibliographic data such as...
Release Date: 09/11/2009

Wells Library South Entrance To Be Restricted - Attention, early birds. Work continues to repair the leaky roof of the Herman B Wells Library.   A crane will arrive early Friday morning, August 28, and be parked on the south lawn.  Use of sidewalks will be restricted during the crane set-up.    ...
Release Date: 08/27/2009

Grad Student Fair on Thursday - Learn about campus and community organizations and enjoy free refreshments and library tours. Meet and network with other graduate and professional students.   Thursday, August 27   2:00 - 4:00 p.m.   Herman B Wells Library lobby
Release Date: 08/21/2009

Have You Hugged Your Librarian Today? - Nominations are open for the 2009 Carnegie Corporation of New York/New York Times I Love My Librarian Award.   The award invites library users to recognize the accomplishments of librarians in public, school, college, community college and university libraries for their...
Release Date: 08/21/2009

Carolyn Walters Named Interim Dean - Carolyn Walters, who has served as executive associate dean of the Indiana University Bloomington Libraries since June 2005, has been named interim dean of the IU Libraries, Provost and Executive Vice President Karen Hanson announced today. Walters will assume the duties of former dean...
Release Date: 08/06/2009

Check Calendar for Events, Tours - Be sure to check the IU Libraries online calendar for tours, workshops, and events happening at the Wells Library and branch libraries.   Many tours occurring at the Wells Library happen frequently throughout the day and are not listed on the calendar. Stop by anytime...
Release Date: 08/04/2009

InfoShare Days at Wells Library - As a popular destination and dependable source for trustworthy information, the Herman B Wells Library attracts thousands of students and other visitors daily. Groups affiliated with IU who wish to benefit from this high-visibility location may participate in InfoShare, a monthly information...
Release Date: 08/04/2009

Newspaper Relocation Nearly Complete - Foreign-language newspapers formerly housed in the ground level of the Herman B Wells Library will be relocated to Government Information and Kent Cooper Services (Wells Library, East Tower, Floor 2) by early September.    Government Information and Kent Cooper...
Release Date: 08/04/2009

Libraries Featured on IU's YouTube Channel - Check out IU's YouTube channel, which includes videos about Indiana University students, faculty, and resources, including the Lilly Library for rare books and manuscripts.   A video produced by the IU Libraries, ASK, is the most-viewed video on the channel...
Release Date: 08/03/2009

Relax with a Book - Find popular books featured in a Summer Reading display in the Information Commons (Wells Library, west tower, first floor).   Selected for you by librarians who know how to unwind, the books are perfect for a vacation, staycation, or a boring bus ride.   ...
Release Date: 08/03/2009

Videos Now Online, Thanks to IUScholarWorks - Indiana University has made the entire collection of 23 videos produced by the Recreation Therapy Video (RTV) Project available via streaming technology so they may be viewed by students on their home computers, in university classrooms and by recreation therapists in healthcare...
Release Date: 07/15/2009

Dean Patricia Steele To Depart - Patricia Steele today announced her intention to leave Indiana University to become dean of university libraries at the University of Maryland. She begins her new position on Sept. 1.   Steele, who has served IU as the Ruth Lilly Dean of University Libraries since 2005, is...
Release Date: 07/02/2009

Go Mobile - You’re on the go, and so are the IU Libraries. Use your smart phone to connect to information you need when you need it most.   Take advantage of the many resources the IU Bloomington Libraries provide to help you succeed at IU.   Use Library Mobile to: ...
Release Date: 07/02/2009

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...
Release Date: 06/19/2009

Hoosier Cartoons On Display - From fat-cat Garfield to the homespun humor of Brown County's Abe Martin, the creations of Hoosier cartoonists are highlighted in a colorful traveling exhibit prepared by and on loan from the Indiana Historical Society.   The freestanding exhibit is display through...
Release Date: 06/19/2009

Happy Birthday, Herman Wells - Join employees of the IU Libraries for a piece of cake to celebrate the birthday (June 7, 1902) of Herman B Wells.   Wednesday, June 10, at 3:00 p.m. Wells Library Lobby   Herman B Wells was a university leader, visionary, and legend. As president of...
Release Date: 06/09/2009

Are We There Yet? - To kick off the summer traveling season, the Lilly Library opens an exhibition today featuring collections relating to early automobiles and motor cars. Are We There Yet? The Age of the Automobile showcases vintage catalogs, books, and materials featuring topics ranging from luxury...
Release Date: 05/25/2009

Wells Library Roof Replacement Begins May 12 - Work will begin next week to replace the deteriorating roof of the Herman B Wells Library.     *  On Monday, May 4, a portion of the Wells Library parking lot will be closed to accommodate material that will be stored in a fenced area of the lot. ...
Release Date: 05/04/2009

De-Stress at Wells Library - Be good to yourself and find ways to manage stress at the end of the semester.   Counseling and Psychological Services, Sexual Assault Crisis Service, Health and Wellness, and the IU Libraries are sponsoring events as part of “De-Stress Fest.” All events...
Release Date: 04/28/2009