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Travelling during the Holidays? - If you are travelling around Indiana during the holidays you might want to know about the following resources:   Indiana Travel Information 1-800-261-ROAD or view http://www.in.gov/indot/2788. htm   Includes links to Traffic and Road Conditions as well as a map of...
Release Date: 12/15/2010

Mitchell Awarded Scaglione Prize for Translation of The Tin Drum - Breon Mitchell, director of Indiana University’s renowned Lilly Library, has been awarded the Modern Language Association of America's ninth Aldo and Jeanne Scaglione Prize for an Outstanding Translation of a Literary Work.   Mitchell, also a professor of Germanic...
Release Date: 12/14/2010

From December 18 - January 3, IUCAT Will Be Learning New Languages! - The IUCAT Unicode conversion is now complete.  IUCAT services have been restored.   At the end of this semester, the Libraries are planning important enhancements to IUCAT (the Libraries' catalog). Between December 18 and January 3, Unicode conversion and extensive...
Release Date: 12/13/2010

IU Bloomington Libraries Celebrate ALF Grand Opening - The IU Libraries celebrated its grand opening of the Ruth Lilly Auxiliary Library Facility (ALF) extension Nov. 3. Funded by the Indiana University Bloomington deans, campus, and IUB Libraries, the additional space enables the state-of-the-art depository to store up to three million...
Release Date: 11/23/2010

Map of the Month November - To celebrate Native American Heritage Month, the November Map of the Month is displaying the following maps at the top of the up escalator in the Wells Library.   Quincentennial Map of American Indian History. Phoenix, AZ : Thunderbird Enterprises, c1992. (uncataloged)...
Release Date: 11/18/2010

Lost in Indiana? - Ever wonder if other counties in Indiana have a GIS website that is as nice as the one we have in Monroe County? Check out the Indiana Geographic Information Council’s Online Map portal at: http://www.igic.org/maps/index.html. Not all counties have the plat and tax information linked,...
Release Date: 11/01/2010

Voting Opens for 2011 One Book One Bloomington - Bloomington, IN's Community members have the opportunity to vote for the 2011 One Book One Bloomington & Beyond selection. Voting to determine our Community Read begins November 1, 2010, and closes November 30.  The announcement of the winning title will be made in January,...
Release Date: 10/29/2010

A Celebration of World Day for Audiovisual Heritage - A Celebration of World Day for Audiovisual Heritage   The public launch of Indiana University’s Media Preservation Initiative will take place from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. on Wednesday, Oct. 27, in Wells Library E174. “A Celebration of World Day Audiovisual...
Release Date: 10/26/2010

Business/SPEA Information Commons Reopening Scheduled - The newly renovated Business/SPEA Information Commons (SPEA 150) is scheduled to reopen Monday, Nov. 29. Construction has been substantially completed, and furniture delivery and equipment installation is slated for mid-November. A grand-opening celebration will be scheduled soon. ...
Release Date: 10/26/2010

Maps of Mongolia and Tibet Art Exhibit - The current exhibit in the ET2 Wells Library display cases (East Tower second floor elevator area) features maps and print materials on Mongolia and Tibet. The flat display case exhibit also calls attention to Lilly Library conservator Jim Canary's...
Release Date: 10/22/2010

Ink and Gold: Ten Centuries of Islamic Book Arts in the Lilly Library - Date: October 12, 2010 Hours: 5:00-7:00 PM Location: Lilly Library Description: Presented by Professor Christiane Gruber, Indiana University Department of Near Eastern Languages and Cultures. Reception to follow: Co-sponsored by the Lilly Library and MEST. Free...
Release Date: 10/12/2010

Library News -- Fall 2010 - Library News an online newsletter for faculty and instructors   October 2010   1) Welcome from Dean Brenda Johnson, Ruth Lilly Dean of University Libraries 2) HathiTrust is a bold idea with big plans 3) Lilly celebrates 50th anniversary with medieval...
Release Date: 10/04/2010

Sharing Adventures with the Wandering Book Artists - The Gypsy Wagon Bookmobile will be parked on the south end of the Wells Library parking lot from 9-12 Tuesday morning and there will be books to see. In the afternoon from 2 - 7 the wagon will be in front of the Lilly Library. Since 1976, Peter and Donna Thomas have worked...
Release Date: 09/28/2010

IU Libraries Switches to Ancestry Library Edition Oct. 1 - The IUB Libraries are switching their subscription from Heritage Quest to Ancestry Library Edition beginning Oct. 1. Heritage Quest will continue to be available through Oct. 31, but will no longer be accessible at IUB after that date. The reasons for the switch include the comprehensiveness of...
Release Date: 09/24/2010

Polish trade union collection exhibit - In October an unusual event will be taking place in the Reference Reading Room of the Wells Library. It is a book exhibition that celebrates the acquisition by the Indiana University Libraries of an extensive Polish collection formerly owned by the former Central Trade Union Council (Centralna...
Release Date: 09/20/2010

Sustainability of our Cultural Heritage: Preserving and Making Accessible Society's Digital Records - Throughout October, the Indiana University Bloomington Libraries will celebrate their fifth annual “Archives and Special Collections Month” as a means of highlighting the many ways that archives and special collections enrich our lives. This year’s theme focuses on IU’s...
Release Date: 09/20/2010

Gilding the Lilly, A Hundred Medieval and Illuminated Manuscripts in the Lilly Library - The exhibition highlights treasures from the Lilly's outstanding collection of European medieval and illuminated manuscripts. Although Dr. de Hamel is unable to join us for this evening, we hope that you be able to join us for the opening reception which is sponsored by the Lilly Library. We also...
Release Date: 09/17/2010

Last Words of the Executed - Date: September 20 Hours: 5:00-7:00 PM Location: Lilly Library Description: The product of seven years of extensive research, Robert K. Elder, author of Last Words of the Executed, explores the cultural value of final statements and asks what we can learn from them. ...
Release Date: 09/17/2010

Lilly Library 50th Anniversary Fundraising reception and dinner - Date: November 11 Hours and Locations: Reception 5:00-7:00 PM the Lilly Library Dinner 7:00-9:30PM the IU Auditorium Foyer Description: The final celebratory event of the Lilly Library’s 50th anniversary year will feature noted medievalist, Christopher de Hamel,...
Release Date: 09/17/2010

Mediaevalia at the Lilly 2010 - Hours: 10:00 AM-12:00 PM Location: Lilly Library Slocum Room Description: An informal discussion with Christopher de Hamel, Donnelley Fellow Librarian, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. Topic to be announced. Please note: While the workshop is free, it is limited to 30 IU graduate students...
Release Date: 09/17/2010