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Diversity Fair 2003 - Join the IU Libraries for a day of fun and entertainment, celebrating the rich diversity of the IU Bloomington campus with food, performing groups, information booths, crafts, movies, and more. Diversity Fair 2003 Monday, January 13th 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. IU Main Library (corner of 10th &...
Release Date: 12/12/2002

Multicultural Education Panel Discussion - The IUB Libraries and the Neal Marshall Center are co-sponsoring a panel discussion that will include Gerardo Gonzalez, Dean of the School of Education; Mark Bryson, IU Diversity Educator; Aniko Bahr, Monroe County Communities School Corporation; and Maria Muriel, City of Bloomington Community...
Release Date: 12/12/2002

New Hours at the Main Library Undergraduate Tower - Location: Main Library Undergraduate Tower Hours: Open until 2 a.m., Sunday through Thursday Dates: November 11 through December 19 To accommodate student needs and in response to a request from the IU Student Association, the IU Libraries are extending the hours of the undergraduate side of the...
Release Date: 11/13/2002

Randal Bays to perform Irish music at Wylie House Museum - Randal Bays will perform in concert at the Wylie House Museum on Sunday evening, November 24, 2002, from 7:30-9:30pm. Lovers of Irish music will want to be sure they attend this concert. The Cork Examiner, Ireland's second largest newspaper, called Indiana native Randal Bays a rare beast, a...
Release Date: 11/13/2002

Jewish Book Month Display in Main Library - In honor of Jewish Book Month, celebrated in the United States a month before Hanukah, the Main Library is hosting a display on this year's theme: "The Jews of Hollywood". The display is called "Shtetl Hollywood: How the Jews Invented Hollywood," and it was created by Noa Wahrman, Jewish Studies...
Release Date: 10/31/2002

Two Exhibitions at Lilly Library - "The Century that Was Two Years Old: Victor Hugo 1802-1885," an exhibition of works written or inspired by Victor Hugo, will be on display at the Lilly Library Main Gallery through December 16, 2002. This exhibition includes volumes of poetry, plays, polemics, and novels; materials from the film...
Release Date: 10/31/2002

IU Observes GIS Day 2002 - GIS Day 2002 celebrates geographic information systems (GIS), the exciting technology that uses geography to change the world. Indiana University will host several GIS Day activities on the Bloomington Campus. All events will be held in the first floor lobby of the Main Library. When: Wednesday,...
Release Date: 10/10/2002

MARC Electronic Records for Wright American Fiction, 1851-1875 Now Available for Online Catalogs - October 2002   MARC Electronic Records for Wright American Fiction, 1851-1875 Now Available for Online Catalogs     Electronic records for 2,308 titles of digitized nineteenth-century American fiction are now freely available to libraries who wish to add these valuable...
Release Date: 10/01/2002

Death Penalty Forum on October 15 - The IU Libraries are among the sponsors of a campus program about the death penalty, featuring Sister Helen Prejean, author of Dead Man Walking, who will present her views on the death penalty. Indiana Deputy Attorney General Thomas Perkins, an IU alumnus, will present the State of Indiana's...
Release Date: 09/27/2002

IU Opens Ruth Lilly Auxiliary Library Facility - Indiana University unveiled its new shelving facility and book preservation laboratory with a dedication and naming ceremony on October 3. Designed to hold more than 2.7 million overflow volumes of the IU Bloomington Libraries, the Auxiliary Library Facility is named for Ruth Lilly, whose early...
Release Date: 09/27/2002

Indiana University Libraries Partner in Archiving Project To Ensure Long-term Access to E-Journals - Indiana University Libraries, with partners Stanford University Libraries, Emory University, and the New York Public Library, will implement a groundbreaking program to archive electronic journals with the support of a $1 million grant to Stanford University from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation....
Release Date: 09/27/2002

Libraries Dedicate Ruth Lilly Auxiliary Library Facility - Indiana University unveiled its new shelving facility and book preservation laboratory with a dedication and naming ceremony on Thursday, October 3 at 4 p.m. Designed to hold more than 2.7 million overflow volumes of the IU Bloomington Libraries, the Auxiliary Library Facility is named for Ruth...
Release Date: 09/27/2002

Wireless Access in Main Library - Wireless access is now available on floors 4 through 11 of the Main Library in the vicinity of the faculty studies. Coverage extends through about 50 to 75 percent of each floor's stacks. To access resources using a computer with a wireless connection, library users will need an 802.11b wireless...
Release Date: 09/27/2002

Indiana University Digital Library Program Receives NEH Grant to Digitize Film Literature Index - Indiana University’s Digital Library Program, working with the Film and Television Documentation Center at the State University of New York at Albany, received a $239,000 grant from the National Endowment for the Humanities to digitize a film literature index and publish it on the Web. ...
Release Date: 08/27/2002

Main Library microform collections consolidated - The microform collections long housed on the ground floor of the Main Library have relocated to the second floor, where they have joined the microform collections of the former Government Publications Department. This consolidation of collections and services creates the Government Information,...
Release Date: 08/27/2002

Sign Up for E-mail Circulation Notices - Sign up today to be notified via e-mail of recalls, overdue notices, and due-date reminders. This paper-saving service is available for materials at the Main Library and many of the campus libraries. By forwarding the notices to any of your e-mail accounts, you will not lose track of library...
Release Date: 08/27/2002

The Auxiliary Library Facility will be formally dedicated at a ceremony on Thursday, October 3. - The Auxiliary Library Facility will be formally dedicated at a ceremony on Thursday, October 3. Designed to house 2.7 million overflow volumes, theALF alleviates sever overcrowding of books in the Main Library and many of the campus libraries, stores infrequently used materials economically, and...
Release Date: 08/27/2002

1 Million Award for Preservation Lab - A $1 million award from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to the Indiana University Bloomington (IUB) Libraries will be used to purchase equipment for the library's new preservation laboratory and to establish an endowment to support preservation staff positions. For more information, go to...
Release Date: 06/21/2002

Auxiliary Library Facility - Find out more about Indiana University's Auxiliary Library Facility (ALF), a shelving facility on the edge of campus that will alleviate space constraints in the libraries while ensuring that you have access to the materials you need. Note the general guidelines for selection of materials for the...
Release Date: 06/21/2002

Borrow a digital camera, a laptop computer, or a video camera! - A generous gift from the IU Parents Fund made the purchase of the equipment possible. Students enrolled on the IUB Campus can borrow the cameras for up to 48 hours and the laptops for 3 hours. Read the policies for more information.
Release Date: 06/21/2002