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Sam Burgess Award Winners Announced - The IU Libraries are pleased to announce the winners of the 2009 Sam Burgess Undergraduate Student Library Research Award. Junior Jessica Reddick won first place and $1,000 for her paper "Sexperts & Sexpertise: The Demands of Cold War Era Professionals in the Bedroom." ...
Release Date: 04/24/2009

CIC and Google to Digitize Federal Documents - The libraries of the Committee on Institutional Cooperation (CIC) universities are partnering with Google to digitize a comprehensive collection of U.S. federal documents. The partners believe this collection will comprise between 1 and 1.5 million volumes.   The...
Release Date: 04/23/2009

Lilly Library Reading Room to Close for Renovations - The Lilly Library Reading Room will be closed for renovations from May 11, 2009, through August 31, 2009.   No reader services will be available from May 11 to May 16. As of May 18, service of the collections will be provided, when possible, but only by prior arrangement...
Release Date: 04/23/2009

Music Library Recognized by Options - The William and Gayle Cook Music Library yesterday received the “Employer of the Year” award from Bloomington-based Options.   Options supports individuals with disabilities by helping them find and keep jobs in their communities. Using a team approach, the...
Release Date: 04/23/2009

Local Painter Creates Wylie House Mural - A remarkable new view of Bloomington can be seen only from the Wylie House Museum. On its walls.   Local decorative painter John Thom is transforming the interior entryway of the museum, painting on its walls depictions of the house, its neighborhood, early campus buildings,...
Release Date: 04/22/2009

International Edible Book Festival Photos Now Online - If you happened to be walking through the Herman B Wells Library lobby on April 1st, you might have thought that the IU Libraries were pulling an April Fools' Day joke.    Entries such as Cat's Cradle by Kurt Vonnegut and Alexandre Dumas' The Three...
Release Date: 04/13/2009

Sustain IU Keynote Speaker, Tony Cortese - Higher Education's Critical Role in Creating a Healthy, Just and Sustainable Society   Date: Thursday, April 16th, 6:30PM   Location: Whittenberger Auditorium   Anthony Cortese is President of Second Nature, a non-profit organization advocating for...
Release Date: 04/08/2009

Author at Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center Library - Join author Janet Cheatham Bell who will discuss her book, The Time and Place That Gave Me Life.   What:  Book Talk   When: Wednesday, April 15, 2009   Time: 6:00 P.M.   Where: Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center Library   ...
Release Date: 04/07/2009

Annual Book Sale Opens April 18 in Wells Library - The InULA Book Sale is a major fund-raising event for the Indiana University Librarians Association to provide scholarships for SLIS students as well as grants for research and professional development for librarians.  This year’s sale will be held at the Herman B Wells...
Release Date: 04/06/2009

Indiana University Archives: Campus Landscape Design Exhibit - From Seminary Square to Spanker’s Branch and Beyond: Campus Landscape Design at Indiana University   Where: Office of University Archives and Records Management;  4th Floor East Tower, Wells Library   Drawn from the collections of the Indiana University...
Release Date: 04/01/2009

Internationally Renowned Puzzle Expert to Appear at Indiana University - Rare Book Library To Host Book Signing, Puzzle Demonstrations, Exhibition in Celebration of Book Release   World-renowned puzzle expert Jerry Slocum will appear at Indiana University’s Lilly Library to talk about his new book, The Cube: The Ultimate Guide to the World's...
Release Date: 03/31/2009

Ask Grad Students About Their Research - IU graduate students will assemble in the Herman B Wells Library on Friday to learn about grant opportunities, share their research, and network with peers.  Sponsored by the Graduate and Professional Student Organization.   Ask them about their research at the...
Release Date: 03/26/2009

Vote Earth! - Your light switch is your vote. Switch off your lights for Earth Hour.   When:  Saturday, March 28, 8:30 – 9:30 p.m.   The campus will reduce non-essential lighting and power over the weekend. Floodlights shining on the Herman B Wells Library will...
Release Date: 03/26/2009

"Righteous Babes" In the Library - In this accomplished documentary, acclaimed filmmaker Pratibha Parmar explores the intersection of feminism with popular music, focusing on the role of female recording artists in the 1990s and their influence on modern women.   When:  Wednesday, March 25  ...
Release Date: 03/23/2009

Eat a Good Book Lately? - The IU Libraries will celebrate the International Edible Book Festival on April 1, 2009. (Sounds like an April Fools' Day gag, but it's not.)   View an exhibition of edible books, created by IU Libraries employees, in the lobby of the Herman B Wells Library.   ...
Release Date: 03/23/2009

Win Cash in Digital Scavenger Hunt; Register Now - Use the Internet to answer 30 questions in 30 minutes. Correct answers are worth points, and incorrect answers are penalized.Students with the highest scores win money. Everyone gets free food. When: Tuesday, April 7, 2009 Where: Herman B Wells Library, Room e174 (near the...
Release Date: 03/19/2009

Do you live in the dorms? - If you live in Briscoe, Teter, Foster, Eigenmann, Wright, Read, Willkie, McNutt, Ashton, or Forest then you will be competing in the second annual IU Energy Challenge.  This year's IU Energy Challenge will take place March 25 through April 22.  All ten dorms will compete to reduce...
Release Date: 03/11/2009

Lilly Library to host book discussion of "The Book Thief" - The Lilly Library will host a book discussion for the One Book One Bloomington choice, The Book Thief.  It will be led by Breon Mitchell, Director of the Lilly Library, and will take place on Wednesday, March 25, 4pm, in the Lilly Library Slocum room.  For more information on the One...
Release Date: 03/02/2009

Register for EndNote Training - Save countless hours of typing and interpreting style requirements when creating bibliographies for papers, dissertations, grant proposals, curricula vitae, and manuscripts. EndNote Web for EndNote Users March 25th 12:30 – 2:30 Wells Library W302   EndNote:...
Release Date: 03/02/2009

IU Offers Open Source Software for Digital Music Library - Indiana University has released open source software to create a digital music library system. The software, called Variations, provides online access to streaming audio and scanned score images in support of teaching, learning, and research. Variations enables institutions such...
Release Date: 02/24/2009