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The Reserves Unit of NIU Libraries reminds professors and instructors that classroom copies of textbooks can be placed on reserve for student use for the semester, which helps students save money and is greatly appreciated. Bring extra textbook copies to Room 104 of Founders Memorial Library. For more information, call (815) 753-5614 or email [email protected]
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Founders Memorial Library wants to bring peace and serenity to NIU students during the week of final exams. Coloring to Calm Coloring has been shown to relieve stress and calm anxiety for people of all ages. Students are welcome to break from studying to color in the first floor lobby of Founders Library during library...
Newfoundland
Final exams begin Monday, Dec. 7, but NIU students can find unique ways on campus to beat the stress. Want to pet a friendly dog? Super-friendly Newfoundlands Gladus and Shurlee will visit Founders Memorial Library from 3:30 to 5 p.m. Tuesday, Dec. 8, and from 6 to 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, Dec. 9. Remember how many...
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Friends of the NIU Libraries will host a wine and cheese social from 4 to 6 p.m. Thursday, Aug. 27. The event will take place in Rare Books & Special Collections (Room 403 of Founders Memorial Library). No RSVP is required. Founded in 1983 as an association of library supporters interested in contributing to the...
Huskie Hack
Using technology to solve real civic issues for local communities and organizations is the focus of NIU’s participation Saturday, June 6, in the National Day of Civic Hacking. The Huskie Hack event, scheduled from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. in the Digital Convergence Lab of Founders Memorial Library, is open to anyone interested in a...
College Grind
In response to usage data collected over the past year, the Division of Information Technology is adjusting computer lab hours. This summer, only the College Grind in the Holmes Student Center and Founders Library Lab on the third floor will be open Friday, Saturday and Sunday. The labs in the School of Music, Graham Hall...
Sounds of Austronesia
Founders Memorial Library presents “Sounds of Austronesia: Boat lutes, Zithers, and Bamboo Nose Flutes of Maritime Southeast Asia, Madagascar, and Oceania” through April 30. Austronesia is a region of the world based predominately on a linguistic and cultural framework. Encompassing much of maritime Southeast Asia and the Indian and Pacific oceans, the Austronesian diaspora is...
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Still owe money for overdue library materials? University Libraries is running a Food for Fines program for all NIU undergraduate and graduate students from Monday, April 13, through Friday, May 1. Each non-perishable item donated to the library during this time is worth $1 off library fines and fees – up to $20 maximum altogether....
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Final exams begin Monday, Dec. 8. To help NIU students soothe their nerves while hitting the books, Founders Memorial Library will bring two Newfoundland dogs to the inner lobby near the escalators. Gentle giants Esther and Shurlee will visit with students from 2 to 4 p.m. Monday, Dec. 8. These certified therapy dogs and are...
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University Libraries is asking faculty and instructional staff to place extra or teaching copies of their at Print Reserves. Library staff recognize the sometimes prohibitive expense of textbooks and want to ensure that those costs do not stand in the way of NIU students receiving the education they deserve. To those professors and instructors who...
You Are What You Eat
NIU’s Regional History Center invites all faculty, staff, students and the public to a grand opening reception for “You Are What You Eat: Cookbooks as Ingredients to Shape Identity and Community.” The event will take place from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 16, in Room 400 of Founders Memorial Library. Light refreshments will be...
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Dozens of students, faculty and staff come every week to the Division of Information Technology’s Contact Center, located in the Telecommunications and Security Building. It’s there that they seek help from the Mobility Support team. “Can you help me get NIU email on my phone?” “I just got this new tablet – how do I...
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