Text-giving to University Libraries
Users can visit the text-giving site on a desktop or any mobile device, and easily select how much they would like to give, and to which of the library’s specific endowments and funds they’d like their donation to go. Mobile users can also text LIB to 41444 to make a gift. The aim of this new option is to make giving to the Libraries as quick and hassle-free as possible. Click here for more details or contact Suzanne Woodward at S-Woodward@wiu.edu or (309) 298 - 2356.
Book Sale (and Tax Deadlines) On the Horizon - Donate Now!
With the holiday gift-giving spirit in the air, University Libraries would like to remind those interested in donating books, CDs, DVDs, games, and other gifts in kind, to contact Greg Phelps, Library Specialist, at firstname.lastname@example.org or 309-298-2730. Click here for more information.
Newly acquired items for the months of October through November, 2014 have now been listed!
Partial Eclipse Viewing Available at WIU
A viewing event for an upcoming partial solar eclipse will be held from 4:40-6 p.m. Thursday, Oct. 23 on the sixth floor of the Leslie F. Malpass Library. The event is open free to the public. Observation areas with telescopes will be set up in the Archives and Special Collections room of the Library.
WIU Open Access Task Force to Present Findings
The WIU Open Access Task Force will hold three open forums to present their findings to the University community. Open Forums will be held in the Union Capitol Room, with a connection to the QC Campus. Click here for more details.
Fall Fiction Frenzy! Malpass Library Book Sale!
Western Illinois University Libraries will be hosting a fall Book Sale Monday, November 10, 2014 through Thursday, November 13, 2014 from 11:00 a.m. until 5:00 p.m. on the first floor of the Leslie F. Malpass Library.
Newly acquired items for the months of August through September, 2014 have now been listed!
WIU's Sequel Yearbook Collection
As part of Western Illinois University's October 3-4, 2014 Homecoming Celebration festivities, WIU Libraries takes a retrospective look back at the classes of 1964, 1974,1984 and 1989. Times of revolution and reaction in fashion, music, society and university life were documented in The Sequel (WIU's official yearbook). The Sequel was published from 1905-2006 and was digitally captured by WIU Libraries to preserve an important collection documenting our University's history and lore.
Banned and Determined: WIU Libraries Host Banned Book Celebration
In honor of Banned Books Week, the Western Illinois University Libraries will host its 7th annual "Banned and Determined" event on Wednesday, September 24, 2014, at noon, in Room 180 of the Leslie F. Malpass Library.
University Libraries' READ Posters
Take a look at the University Libraries' READ posters. This is the group of people who work at the WIU Malpass Library.
WIU libraries Introduction Video
Don't forget to check out the University Libraries' introductory video that highlights some of the public service units within the library.
Newly acquired items for the months of April through May, 2014 have now been listed!
Marilyn Shelley to Retire
University Libraries will celebrate the career and service of Marilyn Shelley, Senior Library Specialist, with the Acquisitions/Cataloging Unit, on Thursday, May 29, 2014 from 2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. in the Garden Lounge of the Leslie F. Malpass Library.
Farewell to Dr. Felix Chu
In May, University Libraries will say a fond farewell to Dr. Felix Chu, Associate Dean for Library Operations. Dr. Chu will retire May 31st, after 30 years of service.
Newly acquired items for the months of January through March, 2014 have now been listed!
War of the Rebellion Material Compiled
The War of the Rebellion is a collection of primary source materials that includes Union and Confederate correspondence, orders and reports dealing with daily operations during War.
Bishop Hill Tour - Canceled
University Libraries will host a tour of Bishop Hill, Illinois on Saturday, May 17, 2014.
IRS Tax Forms
The Government and Legal Information Unit of the University Libraries is pleased to announce that it is participating in the IRS Tax Forms Outlet Program once again.
Where You A 2013 Author?
Attention, WIU Authors! University Libraries is preparing for the ninth Annual Author Recognition Reception, and is looking for anyone who published during the 2013 calendar year while employed by or enrolled at Western.
Blind Date with a Book
Celebrate Valentine’s Day by choosing a wrapped book to borrow. You won’t know what it is until you get it home!
New WIU libraries Introduction Video
University Libraries' Instruction Unit recently completed an introductory video that highlights some of the public service units within the library.
University Libraries Annual Book Sale Coming Soon!
Western Illinois University Libraries will be hosting their annual Book Sale Monday, February 3, 2014 through Thursday, February 6, 2014 from 10:00 a.m. until 6:00 p.m. in the Leslie F. Malpass Library, Staff Lounge, located on the first floor.
Western Illinois University Libraries, the Departments of African American Studies and History, are pleased to announce the receipt of the grant, Created Equal: America's Civil Rights Struggle, an initiative of the National Endowment for the Humanities that uses the power of documentary films to encourage community discussion of America's civil rights history.
Newly acquired items for the months of October through December, 2013 have now been listed!
A is for Arab Exhibit
A is for Arab Exhibit: Stereotypes in USA Popular Culture will open on Wednesday, January 15th with a reception in the Leslie F. Malpass Library, Garden Lounge.