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WCAZ Donates Collection to WIU Libraries

January
Regional radio station WCAZ (AM 990) in Carthage recently donated its archive of photographs, scrapbooks of newspaper clippings and correspondence and promotional materials used by the station throughout its history (1922-2017), including an autographed photo of singer/songwriter Gene Autry.

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Research Add-On For Chrome & Firefox!

January
Add the new WIU Libraries extension to your browser and make library research a breeze! WIU Libraries has created a new Research Panel extension for Chrome and Firefox browsers, giving you quick access to library resources and services wherever you are on the web. The panel gives you easy access to the WestCat Library Catalog, I-Share, WorldCat, and ILLiad (Interlibrary Loan), along with scores of world-class subscription databases only accessible by WIU-affiliated users. Plus, chat, talk or email with professional reference librarians in real time.

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New I-Share Catalog Interface

January
I-Share, the statewide academic library catalog, was recently upgraded by CARLI. The interface upgrade (to VuFind 4.1), provides enhanced services and functionality, including the ability to view the catalog on mobile devices. View an I-Share/VuFind upgrade FAQ.

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Open Educational Resources Workshop

January
On Wednesday, January 24th at 12:00 PM in the Malpass Library, 3rd Floor Computer Classroom, we'll host a webinar that will introduce the concept of Open Educational Resources and direct faculty to alternatives to commercial textbooks. Visit this page for more information.

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Name That Tune!

January
Help Us Out: Name That Tune and identify missing song titles and composers!

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