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Information Fluency Grants: Panel Session and Info-Share -   Information Fluency Grants: Panel Session & Info-Share   What are some creative and engaging ways to teach the research process? How do students learn to find, evaluate, and use information? To what extent can undergraduates be expected to...
Release Date: 04/03/2013

Libraries Annual Retirement and Recognition Reception - We need your input! - Libraries' Annual Retirement & Recognition Reception The Libraries' annual Retirement & Recognition Reception will be held on Wednesday, April 24th to honor retirees and awards recipients. However, we must rely on self-reporting to honor many of these award winners, and...
Release Date: 03/28/2013

Three Remarkable Women -   Three Remarkable Women: Elisabeth Vigée Le Brun, Margaret Chinnery, and Félicité de Genlis March 23 - September 1, 2013 In honor of women’s history month, the IU Art Museum will premiere a focused exhibition featuring Vigée Le...
Release Date: 03/28/2013

Holocaust Remembrance Week: April 8th - 12th - Holocaust Remembrance Week Yom HaShoah, or Holocaust Remembrance Day,  is a commemoration for the approximately six million Jews who were killed during the Holocaust.  Partnering with UITS Research Technologies and the Helene G. Simon Hillel Center, the IU...
Release Date: 03/22/2013

Joel Silver appointed Director of the Lilly Library -   FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE   BLOOMINGTON, Ind. – Ruth Lilly Dean of University Libraries Brenda L. Johnson has announced the appointment of Joel Silver as the Director of the Lilly Library, effective April 1.   “Joel is known internationally within...
Release Date: 03/19/2013

Edible Books Contest at Wells Library on April 1st - Enter now! - Love books? Love playing with your food? Why not combine the two?   An edible book is your culinary interpretation of any book. It can be a clever pun, represent a character or plot, or simply be in the shape of a book.   Categories of Competition: Punniest ...
Release Date: 03/15/2013

Sam Burgess Undergraduate Research Award Winner Chosen -   The Libraries Awards Committee has selected Thomas Ladendorf as the winner of the 2012-2013 Sam Burgess Undergraduate Research Award. The award recognizes excellence in undergraduate research projects by rewarding students who demonstrate extraordinary skill and creativity in...
Release Date: 03/15/2013

Big Red II Supercomputer Pre-Launch Workshop: April 9th -   Big Red II Pre-Launch Workshop   The launch day for Indiana University's newest and fastest supercomputer, Big Red II, is fast approaching. We are conducting a day-long workshop to showcase the utility and capability of Big Red II on April 9th to users at...
Release Date: 03/01/2013

Indy Star article "Sylvia Plath's papers are still a draw at IU Library" - The Indy Star featured an article about Sylvia Plath's papers and our own Lilly Library. Read more:   http://www.indystar.com/article/20130220/LIFE/302200065
Release Date: 02/22/2013

Listen to WFIU Artworks Tuesday night at 7pm! - Tuesday, Feb. 19th - WFIU's program Artworks will air a special tonight highlighting a few rare and unique films housed in the IU Libraries Film Archive. Tune in at 103.7 or stream live at www.wfiu.org.   For more information visit: ...
Release Date: 02/19/2013

E-reserves transitioning to Oncourse in May - Beginning in May, E-reserves services will transition to Oncourse. While the E-Reserve software will no longer be available after May 2013, faculty will be able to access the files of their E-Reserve archive for the duration of the 2013 summer session. This will allow faculty and...
Release Date: 02/15/2013

IU Librarian Carrie Donovan to serve as Curriculum Designer for AiA project - Carrie Donovan has been selected to serve as a curriculum designer/facilitator for "Assessment in Action: Academic Libraries and Student Success" (AiA), a three-year project conceived by the Association of College & Research Libraries (ACRL) and funded by the Institute of Museum...
Release Date: 02/01/2013

Join the ScienceOnline 2013 Watch party on Feb 1st at 1:30pm - Event:    ScienceOnline 2013 Watch party Host:      D2I & IU Libraries When:    Feb 1st, 2013 Where:  Geology Building, East Wing, Room S201 (John B. Patton room)Time:     1:30-3:30pm   The...
Release Date: 01/30/2013

Backpacks from Around the World! - What do students in Mexico, China, South Africa, Romania, Turkmenistan, Guatemala, Germany, and Japan take with them to school? Come and find out at the “Backpacks from Around the World” exhibit at the Herman B Wells Library. Presented by the IUB International Outreach...
Release Date: 01/25/2013

IU Archives digitizes Union Board minutes, 1912-2012 - The Union Board serves as the governing body for the Indiana Memorial Union, which organizes various events and activities for students on the Indiana University Bloomington campus. Established in 1909, the Union Board has since developed into the largest student programming body at...
Release Date: 01/25/2013

Kuali OLE library project awarded $750,000 from Andrew W. Mellon Foundation - The Kuali Open Library Environment received a $750,000 grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to develop an open, community-based library software system. OLE was launched in 2009 in part from a $2.3 million grant from the Mellon Foundation and is designed to help libraries...
Release Date: 01/25/2013

Lilly Library receives unique Kurt Vonnegut memorabile -   The Lilly Library has received a unique piece of Kurt Vonnegut memorabilia to add to their outstanding Vonnegut Collection, donated by Mark Saunders, an Indiana University alumnus.   “We are so appreciative that Mark has chosen the Lilly Library for his generous...
Release Date: 01/25/2013

Rep. Mike Pence donates congressional papers to IU's Modern Political Papers collection - Indiana University and U.S. Rep. Mike Pence have reached an agreement to house Pence's congressional papers and memorabilia as part of IU's Modern Political Papers collection, located at the Herman B Wells Library on the Bloomington campus.   Pence, a Columbus, Ind., native...
Release Date: 01/25/2013

Senator Richard Lugar donates political papers to IU Libraries Modern Political Papers collection - Richard Lugar, Indiana's longest-serving Senator, will donate senatorial papers to Indiana University Libraries Modern Political Papers collection and co-chair new advisory committee with former Congressman Lee Hamilton.   Indiana University President Michael A. McRobbie...
Release Date: 01/25/2013

Indiana University Athenian Society - One of the first student organization on campus - One of the two chief literary societies on campus, the Athenian Society was founded at Indiana University in 1830. Literary societies gave students practice in speaking and writing through regular orations, essays, and debates, as well as filling a social role. Collection consists of...
Release Date: 01/18/2013