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2004 Library News Archive

LibQUAL 2006 Results

December 2006
We want to thank all who participated in our recent LibQUAL Survey. The results are in and we are analyzing the questionnaire results as well as the written comments.

LibQUAL Logo - CHanging Libery Service Quality

Introducing "WestCat"

November 2006
WIU Libraries is pleased to announce that WestCat is the new name of its catalog.

Introducing WestCat Logo

Graham Scholarships Awarded

November 2006
WIU Libraries has announced the recipients of the William H. and Eva Little Graham Libraries Student Assistant Scholarship for the spring 2007 semester.


Dr. Phyllis C. Self, WIU Dean of Libraries

August 2006
With the start of WIU's 104th academic year, see Dean Self's welcome message to the University community.

A Message from Dr. Phyllis Self - New Dean of Libraries

Access Services Librarian [CLOSED]

August 2006
WIU Libraries announces the open position of Access Services Librarian. Screening of applicants will begin on November 1, 2006 and continue until the position is filled.


New Database: Opposing Viewpoints

May 2006
The Reference Unit has reallocated collection resources to purchase access to the unparalleled Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center. This database provide a complete one-stop source for information on current social issues.

Opposing Viewpoints Resource Center

Saskia Digital Archive

April 2006
The WIU Libraries, in partnership with CARLI, announce online access to an exciting collection of digital images. Since 1966, the Saskia Digital Archive has become one of the largest and most important image archives for teaching art history.

A cologe of images from the Saskia Digital Archive.

New Digital Resource: MyMediaMall

March 2006
WIU Libraries and the Alliance Library System are pleased to announce an exciting new digital e-book service. MyMediaMall offers WIU-affiliated users access to a growing collection of over 900 e-titles (almost 200 are audio titles), including bestsellers, mysteries, non-fiction and other popular genres. Users may search the collection and then download a book for use on their computer, compatible handheld device or MP3 player. Users can check out up to five books at a time for three weeks. MyMediaMall offers e-books in PDF format (for viewing on computer), Mobipocket (for personal digital assistants), and Windows Media (for audio titles).

My Media Mall - Read, Listen, and experience e-books

WIU Author Recognition

March 2006
WIU Libraries is sponsoring the second annual WIU Author Recognition Reception on April 20, 2006. During this event, the library will recognize and honor everyone at the University who has published a work during the 2005 calendar year.

WIU Authors - Did you publish a book, article, poem, storie, song, or play in 2005?  Let us know!

New Names For A New Year!

January 2006
The ILLINET Online catalog has been re-named I-Share by the Board of Directors of the newly formed Consortium of Academic and Research Libraries in Illinois (CARLI).

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