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With the semester finally back in full swing, NIU Libraries Reserves Unit would like to remind faculty and instructors again that textbooks are expensive. One way that we can help our students out is by putting extra/classroom copies of textbooks on Print Reserves at the Library. Students, you can ask your professors and instructors to...
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]
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...
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...
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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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The Friends of NIU Libraries is hosting a panel discussion on fantasy fiction. The program, which is titled “Fantasy Fiction: Ask the Real Wizards,” will be held at 7:30 p.m. Tuesday, Oct. 14, in Rare Books and Special Collections on the fourth floor of Founders Memorial Library. The discussion will be geared for a wide...
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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...
NIU’s David C. Shapiro Memorial Law Library has released a schedule of hours for the fall semester. From Monday, Aug. 18, through Tuesday, Nov. 25, the library is open: from 7:30 a.m. to 11:30 p.m. Monday through Thursday; from 7:30 a.m. to 8 p.m. Friday; from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturday; and from noon...
Lynne M. Thomas, curator of Rare Books and Special Collections for the NIU Libraries, has been nominated for three Hugo Awards, the leading award for excellence in the field of science fiction and fantasy. Thomas is nominated for Best Related Work for co-editing “Chicks Dig Comics,” a collection of essays by award-winning writers and artists...