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The Art of Making Turkey Calls
The Western Illinois Museum and the Western Illinois University Libraries will present The Art of Making Turkey Calls with Del Kruzan and Tom Dunstan on Thursday, November 14 at 7:00 pm.
University Libraries is once again participating in the Try-It! Illinois 2013 program. Sponsored by Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White and the Illinois State Library, Try-It! Illinois 2013 is an annual state-wide database trial. From now until November 30, 2013 library users can access a multitude of different databases, covering a variety of subject areas free of charge.
Newly acquired items for the month of September, 2013 have now been listed!
Newly acquired items for the month of August, 2013 have now been listed!
From Generation to Generation: Folk Arts of Illinois
University Libraries and the Western Illinois Museum are hosting a traveling panel exhibit with events for fall 2013.
Newly acquired items for the month of July, 2013 have now been listed!
Malpass Mini-Golf Date Announced!
University Libraries will host the Second Annual Malpass Mini-Golf event on Saturday, November 2, 2013 from 4:30 to 7:30 p.m. in the Leslie F. Malpass Library.
Faculty Reminder Regarding Instruction Sessions
To foster effective student use of library technology and resources, please consider scheduling one or more library instruction sessions for your class this semester.
Newly acquired items for the month of May & June, 2013 have now been listed!
Library Atrium Society Donor Recognition Ceremony
Western Illinois University Libraries would like to invite members of the WIU, Macomb and surrounding communities to the Library Atrium Society Donor Recognition Ceremony slated from 4-6 p.m. Thursday, July 25 in the Garden Lounge of the Leslie F. Malpass Library.
New Dean Announcement
WIU names the new dean of University Libraries.
Cromwell Collection on Display
University Archives and Special Collections will be featuring the exhibit From the Prairie to the Coast: The Life and Work of Artist Joane Cromwell from now until August 15, 2013.
Visiting Professor Lecture
Visiting Professor from France to present, "European Union: Icarian or Banana Republic?"
Newly acquired items for the month of April, 2013 have now been listed!
Newly acquired items for the month of March, 2013 have now been listed!
Espionage Book Club
The Malpass Library's Espionage Book Club is entering its third summer starting at noon on June 4th in Malpass Library's first floor by the "fireplace."
Secretary of State to Present Grant Check
Illinois Secretary of State and State Librarian Jesse White will award a $5,000 “Back to Books” grant to Western Illinois University Libraries on Monday, May 13, 2013 at 2:00 p.m. in the Garden Lounge of the Leslie F. Malpass Library.
The Future of Publishing
Nature Publishing Group has published a special issue on the future of publishing. It explores the changes in the world of scholarly communication that are occurring, such as open access publishing, open access mandates, author-pays publishing models, and an article about the the dark side of open access.
WIU Annual Authors Recognition Reception
The University Libraries is honored to host our annual WIU Author Recognition Reception on Wednesday, April 17, 2013 from 3:00 to 4:30 p.m. in the Leslie F. Malpass Library Garden Lounge.
After the Saints: Nauvoo’s Icarian History
Dr. Jeffrey Hanks to present After the Saints: Nauvoo’s Icarian History on Sunday, April 28, 2013 at 12:30 p.m. at the Hotel Nauvoo.
Newly acquired items for the month of February, 2013 have now been listed!
Women's History Month Keynote Presentation
Join us for our Women's History Month Keynote Presentation with featured speaker Erica Borggren, Director of Illinois Department of Veterans' Affairs
Restoration Cathedral Music: A Symposium
A day-long symposium will examine various aspects of English cathedral music during the period 1660-1710, with a concentration on anthems and services.
Submit 2012 Publications
WIU Authors Invited to Submit 2012 Publications to University Libraries
Newly acquired items for the month of January, 2013 have now been listed!
Newly acquired items for the month of December, 2012 have now been listed!
African American Poetry Reading
A poetry reading celebrating African American poetry will be presented on Thursday, February 21st, from Noon to 1:00 pm, in the Multicultural Center.
Annual Book Sale Coming Soon!
WIU Libraries will be hosting their annual Book Sale Monday, 02/04/2013 through Thursday, 02/07/13 from 10 a.m. until 6 p.m. in the Leslie F. Malpass Library, Staff Lounge, located on the first floor.
Art and Self Perception
University Libraries is coordinating a series of events and lectures for the 2013 academic year to promote events and happenings taking place across the Western Illinois University campus.