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IU receives grant to create software system for video and audio collections - The Indiana University Libraries, in partnership with Northwestern University Library, recently received a $947,963 grant from the U.S. Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to create a freely available open source software system to enable academic libraries and archives to...
Release Date: 11/30/2011

IU takes part in national study of information literacy assessment - Indiana University is one of five institutions nationwide selected to participate in the RAILS (Rubric Assessment of Information Literacy Skills) project during the 2011-2012 academic year.  RAILS is based at the Syracuse University School of Information Studies and led by...
Release Date: 11/30/2011

Applications being accepted for 2012-2013 Information Fluency Grants - Proposals for 2012-2013 Information Fluency Grants are now being accepted. The deadline to submit proposals is Friday, January 13, 2012. Full-time members of the faculty (including permanent lecturers) are eligible.   Although courses that have a strong writing...
Release Date: 11/22/2011

Access to research library resources expands with OLE release from Kuali collaboration - Kuali Foundation has announced the release of Kuali OLE 0.3, a milestone in open-source software development that addresses the functional needs of higher education research libraries for managing information resources. Kuali Open Library Environment is a robust, enterprise-wide,...
Release Date: 11/16/2011

Exhibit at IU Libraries visualizes peace and war through maps - An exhibit on Peace and War as Visualized in Maps is currently on display in the IU Libraries' Government Information and Kent Cooper Services, located on the second floor of Herman B Wells Library. The exhibit aligns with the IU College of Arts and Sciences' Themester.  ...
Release Date: 11/14/2011

IU celebrates GIS Day on November 16 - Dr. Katy Börner, Victor H. Yngve Professor of Information Science at Indiana University, to deliver keynote Indiana University will mark the 13th anniversary of GIS Day – the worldwide, annual celebration of Geographic Information Systems (GIS) technology and its...
Release Date: 11/11/2011

Joint project digitizes book memorializing IU veterans - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE  Nov. 7, 2011 BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- A joint project to digitize the Golden Book, a hefty tome that records the names of military veterans connected to Indiana University as far back as the War of 1812, will be celebrated on Veterans Day, Friday,...
Release Date: 11/08/2011

Public access to Indiana's historic Sanborn maps provides treasure trove of information - Officials in communities ready and waiting to begin using detailed data on state's past FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Nov. 7, 2011 BLOOMINGTON, Ind. -- Considered a treasure trove of American history sought after by genealogists, urban planners, sociologists and...
Release Date: 11/07/2011

New film archive announced at IU Libraries - With the establishment of the IU Libraries Film Archive, Indiana University has made a major commitment to the preservation of the IU Libraries' film-related materials. The new film archive has dedicated facilities for preservation and storage, full-time staff, and a partnering...
Release Date: 11/04/2011

IU faculty discuss future of research libraries at Provost Forum - More than 160 IU-Bloomington faculty members joined Provost and Executive Vice President Karen Hanson, Dean of University Libraries Brenda L. Johnson, and a panel of eight faculty colleagues on November 2 for a discussion about the future of research libraries.   “We...
Release Date: 11/03/2011

Book signing and remarks by Michael Uslan, Executive Producer of the Batman Films - Michael E. Uslan, the originator and Executive Producer of the Batman movies, will celebrate the release of his new memoir The Boy Who Loved Batman at 5:30 pm on Friday, October 28 at the Lilly Library. A reception will follow. An avid comic book collector from a very young...
Release Date: 10/25/2011

Special Exhibit: IU Student Perspectives on German Influence in America - The Department of Germanic Studies at IU, with support from the German Embassy in Washington D.C., is proud to highlight the award winning projects created by IU Bloomington students. The exhibit, called "German(y) in Your Life," will be on display in the Reference Services Department of the...
Release Date: 10/20/2011

American Folklore Society's national meeting at IU from Oct 12-15 - The American Folklore Society (AFS) will hold its annual meeting this week (Oct. 12-15) at Indiana University Bloomington, hosted by IU's highly respected Department of Folklore and Ethnomusicology. AFS chose as its meeting's theme "Peace, War, Folklore" to coincide with...
Release Date: 10/10/2011

IU Cinema to celebrate Home Movie Day: an international celebration of home movies, indie film - For the fourth year in a row, Indiana University Bloomington will celebrate Home Movie Day on Oct. 15 from 3 p.m. to 5 p.m. This is the first year that the event will take place in its new home: Indiana University Cinema. The Center for Home Movies started this celebration...
Release Date: 10/05/2011

Launch of new site on Indiana Authors and their Books - The new online Indiana Authors and their Books, a collaboration between the IU Digital Library Program and the IU Libraries' Technical Services Department, provides full-text digitized copies of some of the most important texts published during Indiana's first 100...
Release Date: 10/05/2011

Shaw named dean of IU's School of Library and Information Science - Indiana University Bloomington School of Library and Information Science Professor Debora "Ralf" Shaw has been named dean of the school. Shaw has served as interim dean at SLIS since January when Rudy Professor of Information Science Blaise Cronin announced he was stepping down. Cronin...
Release Date: 09/29/2011

Seven IU Faculty Awarded Information Fluency Grants - Indiana University Libraries, College of Arts & Sciences, and Office of the Vice Provost for Undergraduate Education are pleased to announce the recipients of the 2011 Information Fluency grants. Seven IU faculty members were awarded $1500 to support redesigning their courses with a focus on...
Release Date: 09/23/2011

IU launches online site for Hamilton 9/11 Commission papers - The papers of former U.S. Rep. Lee H. Hamilton related to his service as Vice-Chair of the 9/11 Commission are now available for viewing online, made possibly by a partnership of the Modern Political Papers Collection of the Indiana University Libraries and the Indiana University...
Release Date: 09/15/2011

IU Libraries helps Indiana auctioneer authenticate rare Elvis footage - From The Journal Gazette, Fort Wayne, IN Published: September 11, 2011 3:00 a.m. View original article   Elvis footage is genuine, but short and silent   He had his gold leaf suit coat. He whirled his arms like a windmill....
Release Date: 09/11/2011

Political Papers Specialist Kate Cruikshank to Talk about Hamilton 9/11 Commission Papers - The 9/11 Commission papers of former U.S. Rep. Lee H. Hamilton will be the subject of a talk Monday (Sept. 12) at Indiana University. The event, at 5 p.m. in room 033 of the IU Wells Library, is free and open to the public.   Kate Cruikshank, political papers...
Release Date: 09/08/2011