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The Council on Library and Information Resources has awarded the University Libraries, in collaboration with the Falvey Memorial Library at Villanova University, with a Digitizing Hidden Special Collections and Archives grant for $448,893 to digitize its Johannsen Collection of dime novels and story papers. Dime novels were the direct precursors to the pulp magazine and...
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...
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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...
Glidden Homestead
Drew VandeCreek has proven that when history meets high-tech, it’s a winning combination for visitors to DeKalb and around the world. “We recently completed a collaboration with the Ellwood House and Glidden Homestead historic sites that furnishes them with web-based video materials discussing their historical significance,” said VandeCreek, director of Digital Initiatives for the NIU...
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...
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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....
The University Libraries offer financial grants to NIU faculty and graduate students to help defray the cost of publishing in open access journals that require an article publication fee. Two NIU researchers’ articles have been able to receive wider exposure as a result of being published in open access journals. Winifred Creamer of the Department...
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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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