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Preview New Search Tool - The IUB Libraries are pleased to launch a test version of SingleSearch, a powerful research tool that allows you to search multiple databases at the same time. You are now able to select which databases you'd like to search, type a keyword, and view the results in the order you choose. Links...
Release Date: 12/21/2004

Wylie House by Candlelight - Kick off the holidays by visiting Wylie House Museum, home of Indiana University's first president.  Join in our traditional open house featuring light refreshments, musical entertainment, and costumed greeters--all illuminated by the warm glow of candlelight. When:  Saturday,...
Release Date: 12/03/2004

Nobel Prize Winners Highlighted in Main Library - Visit floors 4 - 10 of the Main Library's east tower to see displays about Nobel Prize winners.  The displays, located near the elevators, were created by the Subject and Area Librarians at IUB's Main Library. 4th Floor:Pablo Neruda (pen-name of Neftalí Ricardo Reyes...
Release Date: 11/30/2004

Coming Soon: IC2 - In response to the overwhelming popularity of the Information Commons, construction on a second-floor extension has begun. The extension, called Information Commons 2 (or IC2), will be located on the second floor of the west tower of the Main Library.  With tree-top views of the...
Release Date: 11/19/2004

Kinsey Maps at the Geography and Map Library - With the opening of the movie Kinsey, interest in Alfred C. Kinsey's work at Indiana University has intensified. The Geography and Map Library at IU holds several items relevant both to Dr. Kinsey's gall wasp studies and to his work in human sexuality.  Librarians have created a new Web...
Release Date: 11/12/2004

Wonder Where Your Thanksgiving Dinner Comes From? - The IU Geology Library recently added a Thanksgiving Maps & Posters Web page which provides links to maps showing where the foods eaten for Thanksgiving dinner are grown in the United States. The links on the site can be used to view maps showing which states grow the most beans, carrots,...
Release Date: 11/11/2004

IU Harmonizes in New Partnership to Digitize Sheet Music - Indiana University Harmonizes in New Partnership:   Hoosier Libraries and Museums Awarded Federal Grant to Digitize Sheet Music The Indiana University Bloomington Libraries, partnering with the Indiana State Museum, the Indiana Historical Society, and the Indiana State Library,...
Release Date: 11/05/2004

Cast Your Vote for One Book, One Bloomington and Beyond - It's time to cast your vote for the 2005 selection for One Book, One Bloomington and Beyond. 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.  You can also cast your vote online. ...
Release Date: 11/04/2004

GIS Day 2004: November 11 - Have you ever dreamed of looking at earth from space? Do you like geography, geology, cartography, Global Positioning Systems (GPS), remote sensing, or Geographical Information Systems (GIS)? If so, then come join the fun at this year's GIS Day 2004. What: Geographical Information Systems...
Release Date: 10/28/2004

Cushman Collection featured in D-Lib Magazine - The IU Libraries' Charles W. Cushman Photograph Collection is the featured collection in the October 2004 issue of D-Lib Magazine, an electronic publication with a primary focus on digital library research and development, including new technologies, applications, and contextual...
Release Date: 10/20/2004

Journalism Library returns to Ernie Pyle Hall - After a semester in temporary quarters, the Journalism Library has re-opened in a newly remodeled space in Ernie Pyle Hall, room 102.   The new space offers more computers and group workstations, providing greater access to online resources. The library also has a new...
Release Date: 10/19/2004

18th Annual HPER Library Auction - Please mark your calendars and join us for a good time and a good cause! < STRONG> When: Friday, October 29, 2004 Time: 12 noon - 1:15 pm (preview will be held from 11:30 am - noon) Place: HPER Building, Room 125 Past auction items have included: gourmet meals, home-baked goods, plants and...
Release Date: 10/07/2004

One Book One Bloomington and Beyond: Call for 2005 Nominations - The Bloomington Area Arts Council requests nominations from the public for the 2005 One Book One Bloomington and Beyond. In its fourth year, the project is designed to promote reading of great literature and unite the community through discussion of a single book. In 2002, we read A Lesson...
Release Date: 10/05/2004

Book Talk at the African American Cultural Center Library - IU's African American Cultural Center Library presents: A Book Talk:  I Never Had It Made, by Jackie Robinson   An autobiography of Jackie Robinson as told to Alfred Duckett The book talk will be facilitated by Bob Goehlert, Ph.D., M.L.S.  Goehlert is...
Release Date: 09/28/2004

Digital Library Brown Bags - Digital Library presents Fall 2004 Brown Bag Sessions: "Variations2: Moving Beyond Access to Pedagogy" Presented by: Mark Notess, Development Manager, Variations2 Digital Music Library Variations2 has built on the foundation of the very successful VARIATIONS project to create a digital music...
Release Date: 09/23/2004

Films at the Main Library - IUB Libraries present the 2004 Media Literacy Fall Series: Films that depict the Presidential Election & More All films are free and open to the public.  Light snacks will be provided. Wag the Dog (1997, 97 min.)After being caught in a scandalous situation days before the...
Release Date: 09/16/2004

Harps of Gold at the Wylie House Museum - A special exhibit, "Harps of Gold," will be at the Wylie House Museum during October.  Fifty-three American chord zithers, autoharps, and "gizmo" harps from the late Nineteenth and early Twentieth centuries will be on display in the house. A free talk and concert will be presented by the...
Release Date: 09/07/2004

Students: Brush up on Research Skills - Drop-In Workshops at the Main Library - No Advance Registration Finding Information on Film and Cultural IssuesThis session will cover aspects of locating and researching a film, as well as how to use the library's many resources for locating literature on films, from reviews to critical...
Release Date: 09/07/2004

The Buzz on Commons Cafe - Students looking for a hot cup of coffee to keep them awake or a sweet treat to snack on can now satisfy their cravings at the Commons Cafe, located in the lobby of the Main Library near the entrance to the Information Commons. The Commons Cafe opened in late August in response to student...
Release Date: 09/07/2004

Research Rocks at the Geology Library - Looking for information?  Have to do a paper for a class this semester?  Would you like to learn how to search for information about geology or the environment?  Do you want to know more about searching GeoRef and Web of Knowledge?  Then attend one of the Research Rocks...
Release Date: 08/31/2004