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The Communications Department directs a strategic communications and marketing program for the people, places and collections of IU Libraries.
Services and access offered through this department include:
- Assistance to the media through access to subject-matter experts, photography assets to support journalists, and coordination of tours for journalists, campus visits and interviews. Always available to journalists, please call the Communications Director directly.
- Assistance to students and media who wish to use any library location to film any commercial, class assignment or execute a video project for social media.
- Creative execution of print and digital materials supporting initiatives at IU Libraries.
- Production of materials documenting the many ways IU Libraries is Turning Up the Volume, including the 2015 Annual Report and 2016-2020 Strategic Plan.
Updated information on library services during the suspension of in-person classes due to COVID-19 (Coronavirus).
Following a recently announced $10.9 million grant to support necessary core renovations at Indiana University’s world-class rare books library, Lilly Endowment Inc. will now provide an additional $500,000 to help IU commission an inspirational and iconic cycle of murals.
On December 6, 2019 the Lilly Library building closed for a once-in-a-generation renovation
IU Libraries is leading development of innovative technologies necessary for modern researchers. “Our mission is to efficiently and effectively connect researchers with the materials they need to advance innovation and discovery,” says Jamie Wittenberg, head of Scholarly Communication at IU Libraries.
Innovate. Teach. Measure. Revise. It’s a rhythm that IU librarians Sarah Hare and Julie Marie Frye used to pattern their long-term EDUC-L700 collaboration with School of Education faculty member Beth Lewis Samuelson.