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Ready for Finals? Get Help at the Libraries - As the semester winds down, look to the IU Libraries to prepare for papers and exams. At the Campus Libraries Consult with a librarian in the Information Commons or at the Reference Desk in the Main Library's East Tower. Check out the hours and locations of other libraries around...
Release Date: 12/02/2003

Wylie House Event Celebrates Season - Wylie House Museum will hold its annual Holiday Open House on Saturday, featuring live music, light refreshments, and costumed hostesses in the spirit of the mid-19th century. * When: 5 p.m. to 8 p.m. December 6. * Where: Wylie House Museum is located on the northeast corner of Second and...
Release Date: 12/02/2003

Exhibit Details Kennedy Presidency - Government Information, Microforms, and Statistical Services is displaying material about President Kennedy and the aftermath of his death as the nation marks the 40th anniversary of his assassination. A time line shows crucial moments in Kennedy's life, up until his assassination on...
Release Date: 11/18/2003

IU Libraries Shift from Paper to Electronic Notices - In a move that speeds transmission and saves paper, the IU Libraries will begin sending electronic overdue notices, recalls, and due-date reminders.  IU students, faculty, and staff members will begin receiving the notices via IU e-mail beginning November 24. For the past year we have...
Release Date: 11/17/2003

Request Book Delivery to Any Campus Library - The IU Libraries are pleased to introduce an online service that enables you to request delivery of a university-owned book to any campus library, regardless of the book’s location within Indiana University. You can make the request simply by clicking a button when reviewing the...
Release Date: 11/17/2003

African American Cultural Center Library Hosts Book Talk - Professor John A. McCluskey Jr. will present the book talk/film talk "From Book to Screen: Walter Mosley's Cinematic Language in Always Outnumbered, Always Outgunned" this week in the African American Cultural Center Library. The event, from 7:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Wednesday, is in Room A113 of...
Release Date: 11/10/2003

Americana Revealed in Colorful Images - The Indiana University Digital Library Program has unveiled a groundbreaking digital collection of 14,500 color images of everyday life in the middle of the 20th century. Taken by amateur photographer Charles Weever Cushman between 1938 and 1969, the images document an amazing cross-section of...
Release Date: 11/09/2003

Learn More About Geographic Information System Technology - Would you like to learn more about Geographic Information System (GIS) technology and how it can be used in your subject area or community? Attend the fifth annual GIS Day activities in the Main Library. * What: The event will include posters, demonstrations, hands-on workshops, and...
Release Date: 10/29/2003

Cast Your Vote for One Book, One Bloomington - Be sure to vote for the 2004 selection for One Book, One Bloomington. Look for ballot boxes in the Information Commons and the Reference Desk in the East Tower of the Main Library, as well as other locations around Bloomington. Choose from the following books: * Disgrace, by J.M. Coetzee...
Release Date: 10/23/2003

Check Out Exhibition of African Theater Photos - Stop by to browse the Exhibition of African Theater Photos in the Elizabeth Bridgwaters Lounge at the Neal-Marshall Black Culture Center, Room A115. The display runs from October 23 to January 30. The exhibit is sponsored by the IU Libraries (African Studies Collection/Main Library, African...
Release Date: 10/22/2003

Search Big Ten Library Catalogs and Give Us Feedback - Search the library catalogs of the Big Ten universities through a virtual electronic library. You may search one, several, or all of the library catalogs and link to a form to request that an item be delivered to Bloomington.  The libraries--all part of the Committee on...
Release Date: 10/16/2003

Professor to Share His Poetry - Kevin Young, Indiana University Ruth Lilly Professor of Poetry, will read poetry from his works and present a talk on poetry writing on October 16 at the African American Cultural Center Library. A question-and-answer session and an open poetry reading will follow Young's...
Release Date: 10/06/2003

Lewis and Clark Expedition Remembered - In honor of the 200th anniversary of Meriwether Lewis and William Clark’s journey west, the Government Information, Microforms, and Statistical Services collection is displaying papers and maps about the expedition. Featuring the American State Papers, the exhibit and other materials...
Release Date: 10/02/2003

We Go the Distance for Distance Learners - Are you enrolled in an IUB online course?  Are you a Ph.D. candidate working on your dissertation and not living near Bloomington?   Are you an IUB faculty member on sabbatical and living away from campus?  The IUB Libraries provide access to as many resources as...
Release Date: 09/25/2003

Lilly Library Displays Medical Books - To honor the 100th anniversary of the Indiana University School of Medicine, the Lilly Library is featuring "Notable Medical Books." Included in the exhibit are Paracelsus's first book on surgical techniques, printed in 1536, Vesalius's 1543 anatomical work "De Humani Corporis Fabrica,"...
Release Date: 09/17/2003

Event Puts Spotlight on Information Commons - A ribbon-cutting ceremony Sept. 18 will celebrate the grand opening of the Information Commons in the Main Library. Join us for tours, demonstrations, and refreshments at 4:30 p.m. on the first floor of the West Tower. The Information Commons integrates information technology services and...
Release Date: 09/09/2003

You Asked for Changes, We Delivered: Improvements to this Site - We asked faculty, students and staff from around the campus to give us feedback about our Web site and to show us how they used the Find Information pages. Their feedback guided changes to this site. In this more functional, action-oriented approach you'll notice: *...
Release Date: 08/27/2003

Get to Know Your Libraries - Guided tours and hands-on instruction will help you make the most of library resources. For tour schedules and orientation sessions, go to: http://www.indiana.edu/~libugls/welcome/
Release Date: 08/18/2003

Information Commons Now Open 24/7 - Visit the new Information Commons in the Main Library.  You'll find: *One-on-one help:  Librarians and computer consultants answer your questions and help jumpstart your projects. *250 computers, group workstations, wireless access, and more. *In-demand books, software and...
Release Date: 08/18/2003

Return Books at Any Campus Library - Avoid parking snarls at the Main Library and return your books at any campus library.  Materials checked out at one library may be returned at any other library in the IU Libraries system, as long as it also has a circulating collection.  Libraries to which this applies include the: ...
Release Date: 08/14/2003