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Partnership Preserves Online Journals - How CLOCKSS Works: Ensuring Long-term Access to Digital Content The CLOCKSS initiative is a partnership of libraries and publishers committed to ensuring long-term access to scholarly work in digital format.  As more and more content moves online, there is growing concern...
Release Date: 12/20/2007

Undergraduates: Tell Us Your Interests - IU's Exploratory Student Resources is creating a Web site where students can find out what majors or minors match their interests. We'd like to add your interests to our search list. Your answers will remain anonymous. Survey open to IUB undergraduates only.  Log in...
Release Date: 12/18/2007

Libraries Boost State Economy, Study Finds - A new study by the Kelley School of Business finds that for each dollar of public library expenditures, the average Indiana community receives $2.38 in benefits.   In addition to studying local public libraries, the study examined the economic impact of Indiana’s...
Release Date: 12/12/2007

Find Your Study Spot - Finals Week. You can't put it off any longer. Now's the time to study hard.  Remove yourself from the distractions of your everyday environment. Claim a corner of campus as your own. The Wells Library may have what you need. When you need quiet, try the reference...
Release Date: 12/11/2007

How to Survive an All-Nighter - Trying to pull an all-nighter at home might not be too productive, given that's where your bed and TV are. Try the Information Commons in the Wells Library, open 24/7. 1) Stake out your spot by 10 p.m. or so. Sit upright at a table instead of lounging in the soft chairs...
Release Date: 12/11/2007

One Book, One Bloomington and Beyond: Vote for Your Favorite Book this Week - Thanks to the many, many people who nominated their favorite book for inclusion in One Book, One Bloomington and Beyond 2008.  The nominees for the 2007-2008 One Book, One Bloomington and Beyond are: Suite Française, by Irène Némirovsky;...
Release Date: 12/03/2007

Stress-Free Finals -   Stop in the Wells Library and de-stress with experts from the IU Health Center and chat about: -Stress Management Strategies -Activities to Reduce Stress -Tips for Fighting Test Anxiety Where: Wells Library, Room E174 When:...
Release Date: 11/29/2007

Best-selling Author to Give Talk at Lilly Library - Dava Sobel will present a talk on "The Quest for Longitude" at the Lilly Library on Friday, December 7, at 4 p.m. Sobel is author of the best-selling book Longitude which was named Book of the Year in England and was adapted for the PBS "Nova" program "Lost at Sea- The Search for Longitude." The...
Release Date: 11/28/2007

Finals Week Feeding Frenzy - Students: mark your calendars! Let's face it. Studying for finals can do more than create extra stress and tension- it can also make you hungry. That's why the IU College of Arts and Sciences is hosting Feed the Students, a finals week food event, which will revive your...
Release Date: 11/26/2007

IU Archives Moves to Wells Library - The Office of University Archives and Records Management will interrupt service beginning December 1, 2007, to prepare for a move to the Herman B Wells Library. Full service will resume in newly renovated offices at the library on January 2, 2008. Research needs will be met...
Release Date: 11/26/2007

Join 'Wylie House by Candlelight' Saturday, December 8 -   The Wylie House Museum will host its annual holiday season open house, "Wylie House by Candlelight," on Saturday, December 8, from 5:00-8:00 p.m. Guests will be welcomed in the downstairs rooms where there will be live music and light refreshments. Built in 1835,...
Release Date: 11/26/2007

Thanksgiving Holiday Hours for Wells Library - The Information Commons in the Herman B Wells Library will close for the Thanksgiving holiday at midnight on Wednesday, November 21, and will re-open at 8 a.m. on Friday, November 23. Holiday Hours for the East Tower and West Tower (Floors 2-5) are the following: November 21:  8 a.m.--5...
Release Date: 11/15/2007

Native American Heritage Month Exhibit at the Lilly Library - Celebrate Native American Heritage Month with a visit to the Lilly Library. The exhibit documents the history between Native American people and European settlers. The exhibit also includes works showcasing Native American expression in art, music, and literature. ...
Release Date: 11/14/2007

GIS Day 2007 -   Calling all map, geology, geography, and aerial photography enthusiasts for GIS Day 2007. GIS Day is part of a worldwide event to provide education about the growing uses of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technologies in different...
Release Date: 11/07/2007

Diversity Film Series Screening of Radio -   Join us for a free screening of the film Radio on Tuesday, November 6, from 6-8 p.m. The film is part of the 2007 Diversity Film Series which examines how disability and diversity are portrayed in popular film. The series is sponsored by the Center for...
Release Date: 10/31/2007

Oktoberfest Origins in Lilly Library Book - Indiana University's Lilly Library has acquired an extremely rare copy of a book detailing the origins of the well-known Bavarian tradition of Oktoberfest. One of only a few copies worldwide, the book, published in 1811, describes the harvest festival first held to celebrate the 1810...
Release Date: 10/23/2007

View Unveiling Ceremony Online - On Friday, October 19, Indiana University President Michael McRobbie hosted a ceremony to unveil a bronze bust of Chancellor Herman B Wells that now greets visitors to the Wells Library. "This magnificent representation of Dr. Wells in the library that bears his name," McRobbie said,  "is...
Release Date: 10/22/2007

Exhibit on Clocks and Time on Display at Lilly Library - "Keeping Time: Books on Clocks and Time" is currently on display in the Lilly Library Main Gallery. "Keeping Time" explores horology, or the science and art of measuring time. The exhibition focuses on horological books but also comprises literary and other works that use clocks...
Release Date: 10/19/2007

Join Filmmaker at Screening on Nov. 5 - Join filmmaker donnie l. betts at a free screening of his film The Story of Oscar Brown, Jr. Music is My Life, Politics My Mistress, Monday, November 5, 2007 at 7:15 pm. The screening will be held in the Chemistry Building, Room 033. Sponsored by the Black Film Center/Archive. ...
Release Date: 10/19/2007

Film Archivist to Hold Presentation at the Lilly Library - Renowned film archivist David Francis will hold a presentation "Why Archiving Matters" on Tuesday, October 30 at 4:30 p.m. at the Lilly Library. Francis has worked with audiovisual conservation for more than four decades, and has served as curator of the British Film Institute...
Release Date: 10/08/2007