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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]
Food for Fine$
Hey, students. Library fines getting you down? How’d you like to lower, or maybe even eliminate, that debt? University Libraries is hosting a “Food for Fine$” program through Friday, Dec. 18. The concept is simple: Each non-perishable food item you donate is worth $1 off your fine, up to $20. For more information, visit the...
Founders Memorial Library
Northern Illinois University Dean of University Libraries Patrick Dawson will leave NIU to pursue a professional opportunity as director of the Albin O. Kuhn Library and Gallery at the University of Maryland, Baltimore County (UMBC), effective Feb. 1, 2016. “Patrick has provided excellent leadership and facilitated a number of innovative initiatives associated with research and...
Photo of a glass of wine
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...
Open Access Week logo
During the week of Oct. 20, NIU will present a series of lectures, panel discussions and other events to celebrate International Open Access Week 2014. Now in its eighth year, International Open Access Week highlights the potential benefits that open access can bring to scholarly publishing and research. Open access issues have come to the...
Poster of NIU mascot Mission in front of library books
NIU’s mascot Mission visited Founders Memorial Library in July to pose for a READ poster, which is now hanging in the Leisure Reading Area on the third floor of the library. Mission found several interesting titles on the shelves and posed for photos in Regional History and University Archives. Come in to see Mission’s poster and...