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NEA Grant Helps Digitize Rare Films - As featured in the IDS, Indiana University has digitized more than 125 rare and out-of-print films in the Lilly Library's historic David S. Bradley Film Collection. With funding from the National Endowment for the Arts, the IU Digital Library Program has transferred the 16mm films to master...
Release Date: 12/13/2005

Want to Get Involved? Help Us Help You. - We're looking for a diverse group of undergraduate students to serve on the Undergraduate Student Library Advisory Group.  The committee meets two to three times per semester to discuss and advise the IUB Libraries on issues that impact students.  Join the group to speak your...
Release Date: 12/06/2005

Lilly Exhibit Displays Explosive Materials - Gunpowder, Treason & Plot: 400th Anniversary of the Gunpowder Plot Lilly Library Ball Room November 5 to December 17, 2005 The Lilly Library presents an exhibition of one of the most potentially devastating acts of terrorism ever conceived. On the fifth of November, 1605, Catholic dissidents...
Release Date: 12/05/2005

IU Selected as Site for European Union Center - Indiana University announced that it was selected by the Delegation of the European Commission as a location for a European Union Center of Excellence. It is one of one of ten sites to be established in the United States. IU is already an official depository for the...
Release Date: 12/02/2005

Seek Out Study Space in Wells Library - As the Information Commons fills with students finishing papers and projects for the semester, be aware of other spaces in the Wells Library for group work or quiet, individual study: * The 2nd floor of the Information Commons is a quiet floor.  The IC2 is open until 2 a.m. on December 9...
Release Date: 12/02/2005

Vote for One Book, One Bloomington and Beyond - What would you like to read and discuss in 2006? Cast your vote for the 2006 selection for One Book, One Bloomington and Beyond. Ballot boxes are in the  Information Commons and the Reference Desk in the East Tower of the Wells Library and at other Bloomington locations. Or vote...
Release Date: 12/02/2005

Mapping Your Thanksgiving Meal - The IU Geology Library created 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. View the site to see maps showing which states grow the most beans, carrots, celery,...
Release Date: 11/21/2005

Professor Brings Newton to Digital Library Program - Dr. William Newman, professor of History and Philosophy of Science at IU, is working in collaboration with John Walsh, associate director for projects and services for Indiana University's Digital Library Program, and Cathrine Reck, assistant professor in the Chemistry department, to edit and...
Release Date: 11/16/2005

Libraries Find Way to GIS Day - Indiana University is participating in GIS Day, a global event designed to demonstrate GIS (geographic information systems) technology and teach how geography affects our lives. The event will be held Thursday, November 17, at the IMU in the Frangipani Room from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. GIS...
Release Date: 11/10/2005

ALF Receives Millionth Volume - The Indiana University Libraries transferred their one millionth volume to the Ruth Lilly Auxiliary Library Facility Tuesday, October 25, 2005. The book, a rare 1734 German translation of Miguel de Cervantes’s Don Quixote, was previously shelved in the Herman B Wells Library. After the...
Release Date: 10/26/2005

HPER Library Hosts Annual Auction - Mark your calendar for the 19th Annual HPER Library Auction on Friday, October 28. Previews start at 11:30 a.m. in Room 125 of the HPER Building. Bidding starts at noon and continues for an hour or until all items are sold. Items up for auction include gourmet dinner for six, yoga...
Release Date: 10/24/2005

Paul Revere Awards On Display at Music Library - Winners of the Paul Revere Awards, sponsored by the Music Publishers Association, are on exhibit at the William and Gayle Cook Music Library. Through the awards, named for Paul Revere, who was America's first music engraver, the MPA annually recognizes excellence in the graphic design of music...
Release Date: 10/24/2005

Project CAMVA Created Through Grant - Thanks to a recent grant from the U.S. Department of Education, Indiana University is beginning the creation of the Central American and Mexican Video Archive (CAMVA) this week.  The $600,000 Technological and Cooperation for Foreign Information Access grant will assist the university over...
Release Date: 10/05/2005

Exhibit Commemorates 400 Years of Don Quixote - Don Quixote Across the Centuries: An Exhibition Commemorating the IV Centenary of Miguel de Cervantes's Don Quixote (1605-2005) Lilly Library September 22-December 17, 2005 Translated into more than seventy languages, Don Quixote is one of the most influential works of fiction of all time. The...
Release Date: 10/03/2005

Book Exhibition Honors Professor Emeritus - A book exhibition honoring Professor Emeritus Heitor Martins is now on display in the lobby of the Herman B Wells Library. The exhibition offers an overview of Professor Martins's distinguished career as author, editor of critical editions, and critic. The exhibition also highlights...
Release Date: 09/21/2005

Digital Library Program Receives National Grant - The Indiana University Digital Library Program was awarded a  $768,747 National Leadership Grant on September 20. The grant, part of $17.3 million awarded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services, was the only one received by an institution in Indiana.  "We've demonstrated...
Release Date: 09/21/2005

Steele named Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries - Patricia A. Steele, a leader in statewide library associations and longtime Indiana University librarian, was named Ruth Lilly Interim Dean of University Libraries by the Trustees of Indiana University, who approved the two-year appointment at their September 16 meeting. Steele has served the...
Release Date: 09/21/2005

Batman and Friends Arrive at the Lilly Library - "Comics as Cultural Mythology: The Michael E. Uslan Collection of Comic Books and Graphic Novels," an exhibition at the Lilly Library, displays a portion of the comic book and graphic novel collection of IU alumnus Michael Uslan. The exhibition explores the development of superheroes,...
Release Date: 09/09/2005

Workshops Help Make Research Easier - Learn how to access available library resources.  Classes are available throughout the semester. Library Research Seminars: Graduate students and faculty can enroll in free classes offered through the Reference Department at Wells Library. Topics include searching the Web, advanced...
Release Date: 09/02/2005

Award Funds Librarian and Faculty Research - Eligible IU librarians and faculty with research ideas can apply for the Herbert S. White Collaborative Award. Applications for the $2,500 award are being accepted through November 1. Revised in 2004, the White Collaborative Award funds collaborative research efforts developed by one or more...
Release Date: 09/01/2005