IU Libraries in the news

November 13th 2017
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November 2017

11/16/2017: University Archives collections used to reflect on campus history: Looking back on the Cuban Missile Crisis, 55 years later

11/14/2017: IU Bloomington Provost, Lauren Robel, describes a recent Lilly Library project as "a truly profound contribution" in her Inside IU From the Desk message.

11/08/2017: An international English-language newspaper describes the Ian Fleming collection at Lilly Library, highlights current exhibition: 007s Early Manuscripts at Indiana University

11/2/2017: Domenica Bongiovanni of the IndyStar tells Indiana how the Lilly Library became home to Ian Fleming's collections and manuscripts: Why this James Bond collection is in Indiana and the secrets you'll find

11/2/2017: A home-run celebration - a 1922 baseball game in Japan is the basis for a University Archives story and a Presidential celebration, in: Strengthening and renewing ties in Tokyo

11/1/2017: Hear our own Erika Dowell describe the time when Orson Welles' personal copy of The War of the Worlds radio drama was sitting in someone's garage: Through the Gates podcast, episode 68.

 

October 2017

10/27/2017: Sixth grade graduation present finds its way to our Lilly Library, and WTIU is here to take a look: Where No Ear Has Gone Before: Star Trek At The IU Lilly Library

10/30/2017: International film organization announces it will store its historical audio tapes at IU Libraries:  Digitization of FIAF's Collection of Audio Tapes

10/25/2017: Wellesnet is widely regarded by Welles scholars as the leading online source of information about the life, career and work of Orson Welles and this online community is celebrating our web project launch: ‘Orson Welles on the Air’ website launched at Indiana University

10/24/2017: IU Libraries' Lilly Library is nearly ready to share Orson Welles's personal copy of The War of the Worlds with the world: Cutting-edge technology helps Lilly Library digitize original 'War of the Worlds' recording

10/24/2017: Nobody covers Seymour, Indiana and the surrounding areas like The Tribune, and they are sending readers to our Wylie House:  Barn Tour set for Monroe County

10/23/2017: Bloomington's The Herald Times is talking about a current exhibit inside the Wylie House Education Center: Historic Monroe County barns on tour, October 28

10/19/2017: Trekkies alert! The IU Newsroom has the scoop: Lilly Library is the final frontier for authentic set of Spock ears donated by IU faculty member

10/18/2017: The Wylie House is included in IU's latest round of bicentennial grants to support heritage programs (from Inside IU)

10/18/2017: Indiana University's student newspaper explores IU Libraries' historic house museum: Wylie House Museum is home to hidden IU history

10/18/2017: Inside IU details events sponsored by the Libraries, IU Press, and the Office of Scholarly Publishing: IU to celebrate Open Access Week 2017

10/16/2017: The Washington Post spotlights the IU Libraries Moving Image Archive as they acquire cameras and projectors owned by D.C. film archivist Alan Lewis: Lights! Camera! Memories! A D.C. film archivist is donating his collection.

10/16/2017: The IDS tells the story of how the IU Archives helped a student reconnect with the long-lost voice of her grandfather: Hearing home

10/16/2017: The IU Cinema blog offers "A Conversation About Indiana University Libraries Moving Image Archive"

10/11/2017: IU President Michael McRobbie recently outlined his vision for IU in the annual State of the University address. The IDS covered key point, including the importance of collections throughout the university: Five things you need to know from the State of the University address

 

September 2017

9/22/2017: Lilly Library find discussed by the Indiana Daily Student in: Five 'new' Kurt Vonnegut stories to be published

9/16/2017: The Herald Times features barn restoration, exhibit offered at Wylie House Education Center: Historic barns can be home to many, maybe even ghosts

9/14/2017: IU Libraries offers mapping workshop to help hurrican victims, and the IDS is talking about it: IU students from Florida share stories of Hurricane Irma's effects

9/13/2017: A new archives project, Pop-Up Exhibits, is included in this IU Newsroom round-up: IU's La Casa celebrating National Hispanic Heritage Month with variety of cultural activities

9/11/2017: The IU Newsroom shares an update on former Moving Image Archive archivist: Film digitization specialist prepares for second phase of IU's ambitious preservation project

9/10/2017: A find in the Lilly Library will be part of a new book, and is the topic of national press. See more in these two articles:

9/10/2017: New co-directors of IDAH featured in The Herald Times Art Watch column: Kalani Craig, Michelle Dalmau named co-directors of IU's Institute for Digital Arts and Humanities .  (read the related release in the IU News Room)

9/7/2017: Our student newspaper invites everyone at Indiana University to "check out" the world's largest mechanical puzzle collection: Meet Lilly Library's curator of puzzles

9/4/2017: The IU Newsroom puts a spotlight on Primary Source Immersion: Digging Deeper; IU Libraries offer tips to faculty for introducing primary sources into course work

9/3/2017:  Bloomington is enjoying multiple Peter Pan productions, but The Herald Times reports that Lilly Library has a star of its own:  Original manuscript adds another stop on this semester's 'Peter Pan' tour

 

August 2017

8/24/2017: A national publication for libraries features our own archivist, Carrie Schwier, in: IU Professor’s Archives Inspire Cross-Discipline Projects 

8/17/2017: Over 2,000 students kick off the Fall 2017 semester at Wells Library, and the IDS was there: Herman B House Party brings new students together

8/10/2017: The Lilly Library's Max Eastman collection is featured in a new book and discussed by the Vineyard GazetteVineyard Bookshelf: Max Eastman, A Life

8/8/2017: Inside INdiana Business celebrates new grant funds available to IU Faculty, including the Open Access Monograph Digital Publishing program:  IU Launches Arts Funding Programs

8/1/2017: Mental Floss takes a look at Lilly Library materials now on display at National Portrait Gallery: A New Smithsonian Exhibition Highlights Sylvia Plath's Visual Artwork

 

July 2017

7/29/2017: IU Libraries' Cushman Collection is featured focus in San Francisco as local blog touts: Rare Photo Collection From 1967 Shows Haight Street Fashions In The Summer Of Love

"In the private photo collection of Charles W. Cushman, recently made available online through the Indiana University Archives, there's a group of photos that were all likely shot in the same month, March 1967, as Cushman played ethnographer and documented the hippie kids who were beginning to congregate in the Haight Ashbury neighborhood."

7/28/2017: Indiana University Cinema blog declares Libraries' online streaming film resources a "treasure trove" in Film Streaming at IU 

7/13/2017: IU Libraries' Courtney Greene McDonald shares her users-first perspective with readers of Library Journal: Hit Refresh

7/8/2017: WFIU hosts a discussion between Dina Kellams, director of the IU Archives, and the son of Carrie Parker, the first African-American woman to attend Indiana University: Profiles interview of Leon Parker Taylor.

7/6/2017: The IU Newsroom celebrates an art exhibition based on primary sources held at our University Archives: 'Lineage as Legacy' exhibit connects fine arts students to program's past

7/5/2017: Our own Michelle Hahn is featured in the IU Newsroom: IU librarian's behind-the-scenes work makes thousands of music recordings accessible

7/3/2017:  The IU Newsroom covers digitization project from IU Libraries: Recently launched home movie collection shows world through Herman B Wells' eyes

June 2017

6/30/2017: Vogue examines the National Portrait Gallery exhibition featuring Lilly Library materials: The Lighter Side of Sylvia Plath
 
6/29/2017: The Washington Post is talking about an exhibition featuring materials from IU's Lilly Library: The National Portrait Gallery explores the images Sylvia Plath held dear
 
6/21/2017:  IU, Memnon launch film phase of digitization, preservation project as an IU Bicentennial initiative.  Ruth Lilly Dean of University Libraries Carolyn Walters said. "Once digitized and described, sharing these extremely valuable films with researchers becomes, in some cases, possible for the first time."
 

May 2017

May 2017: A campus profile on IU Libraries own Phil Ponella: The show must go on

5/26/2017: The Herald Times is talking about Wylie House Museum: BLEMF kicks off with intimate concert

5/25/2017: BBC Radio interviews Gail Crowther and Peter Steinburg about their Lilly Library Sylvia Plath find: Unseen poems by Sylvia Plath

5/24/2017: A remarkable find at IU Libraries' Lilly Library is discussed by the guardianUnseen Sylvia Plath poems deciphered in carbon paper.

5/10/2017:  Bertha Knight Landes is remembered by her alma mater, Indiana University. Why it matters now: 15 things you didn’t know about Seattle’s first female mayor

5/1/2017: Bloomington's Limestone Post is talking about the work of Alma Eikerman and how IU Libraries' University Archives is helping students use her work for inspiration: Alma Eikerman’s Legacy Still Inspires Metalsmiths, Jewelry Designers
(photo credit | University Archives image of Alma Eikerman)

April 2017

4/29/2017: The Hindu shares a commentary filled with incredible stories related to the Glenn Horowitz Collection of Indian Books and Manuscripts at Lilly Library: The uncollectables of India 

4/21/2017: A commentary in The Korea Times shares the lifelong impact of a work experience at IU Libraries: Importance of public libraries to communities

4/18/2017: Many IU Libraries' destinations are highlighted by Visit Bloomington: Museums are Blooming in Bloomington

4/11/2017: A silk cloth at the Lilly Library leads to a literary adventure by The New Yorker: GETTING TO THE BOTTOM OF A MICKEY HAHN MYSTERY (photo here from the Lilly Library collection shows The writer Emily (Mickey) Hahn posing in 1944 with her daughter Carola, following their return from occupied China.)

4/6/2017: The Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery is opening a visual biography of the author Sylvia Plath, including many pieces on loan from the Lilly Library:  An Exhibition Offers a Visual Biography of Sylvia Plath, Including Her Little-Known Art     

4/1/2017: International press is talking about the current exhibition at the Lilly Library. Don't miss what Predeep Sebastian has to say in THE HINDU: South Asian Showcase

March 2017

3/29/2017: IU Communications is covering the Carrie Parker Taylor portrait unveiling and the photos are amazing: IU honors first female African-American student with portrait in the IMU

3/28/2017: The Herald Times covers the March 27 Carrie Parker Taylor portrait unveiling by exploring how Dina Kellams, Director of IU Archives, recovered IU history. First black female IU student recognized with portrait, scholarship

3/28/2017: Along with other Indiana news stations picking up on the Associated Press story, Fort Wayne's WANE-TV 15 covered University Archives role in retelling the IU story: IU honors 1st black female student with picture, scholarship

3/22/2017: The Indiana Daily Student is talking about services at the Well's Library: IU Professor initiates gaming archive

3/21/2017: Learn about gardening with pollinators in this column in The Herald Times, featuring our own Sherry Wise: Gardening for pollinators

3/21/2017: Lucy the therapy dog visits Lilly Library and reports her experience in The Herald Times: Nassim: A dog's spring: smells, cheeky creatures and allergies

3/17/2017: IU's role in a new nationwide publishing initiative is a "Quick Take" with Inside Higher Ed: Higher Ed Groups Launch Open-Access Initiative

3/12/2017: Marci Creps at The Herald Times offers IU Libraries' Wylie House and Lilly Library as great options for spring and summer art adventures
(subscription required unless at Wells Library):  Wylie House, Lilly Library to fill the gap left by temporary closure of Mathers, IU art museum

3/8/2017: Through the Gates is an excellent podcast coming from IU's Media School. And, this episode features our Faculty Immersion Program: Through the Gates Podcast

3/1/2017: IU's Viewpoints blog is talking about a pioneering class supported by Libraries' Jay Literacy grant program: Service-learning class connects students to Bloomington’s homeless population through storytelling

 

February 2017

2/26/2017: Our local newspaper takes an inside look at the John Ford collection (subscription required if not viewing on a Wells Library computer): IU's Lilly Library home to 4 of John Ford's Oscars

2/24/2017: Indiana Public Media wants you to see the Oscars at IU: Get A Peek At The Four Academy Awards Housed In Bloomington

2/24/2017: Student employee is spotlighted in the Indiana Daily Student: Student works the night shift at Wells

2/23/2017: Inside Higher Ed is reporting: Indiana U Faculty Approve Open-Access Policy

2/22/2017: And the Oscar goes to... the Lilly Library! WRTV's Derrick Thomas visits the four Oscars at Lilly Library (plus one from the Archives of Traditional Music): Rare collection at Indiana University’s Lilly Library includes five Oscars

2/21/2017: Art at IU blog says you don't want to miss the current exhibition at IU Archives: ‘Sincerely Yours’ exhibit highlights the art of stationery found in University Archives’ collection

2/17/2017: Seriously good advice about how your library can take your work from good to great, and it features our Head Social Sciences Librarian Nicholas Wyant: 10 Ways Your College Library Can Get You a Kick-Ass Research Project

2/15/2017: The IDS is talking about the history of the Rose Well House and asked IU Archives for details: History of Rose Well House lives on through stories

2/12/2017: The front page of Sunday's The Herald-Times tells a history of housing for black IU students.  University Archives helps with the facts: Westside woman offered housing for black IU students during segregation.

2/8/2017: Our own Anne Haines is spotlighted in this week's Inside IU: IU Libraries employee travels far and wide to hear Bruce Springsteen

2/6/2017: Round up of most beautiful campuses features photo of our iconic Wells Library: Travel + Leisure reports on America’s Most Beautiful College Campuses

 

January 2017

IU Libraries' Director of Scholars' Commons is featured on the Impact Blog, published by the London School of Economics and Political Science: Digital collections offer researchers opportunities to develop new skills and scholarly communications networks

1/30/2017: Indiana Daily Student shares a community puzzle event with campus; features Lilly Library Curator of Puzzles: Event includes jigsaw puzzle competition

1/27/2017: A standing-room only crowd is described in an article by IDS reporter Sanya Ali: Lilly Library opens latest exhibition of Indian historical literature

1/20/2017: Student reporter offers inside look at Libraries' Screening Room: IU Libraries open new screening room, show archived MLK footage

1/16/2017: The FilmStage reports a new find at Lilly Library as part of larger update for fans of Orson Welles: Editing on Orson Welles’ ‘The Other Side of the Wind’ Aiming for Spring Start

1/11/2017: The IDS highlights a new campus exhibition - a part of the Arts and Humanities Council's presentation of China Remixed > Wells launches photo exhibit organized by doctoral student, well-known feminist

1/9/2017: Popular blog discusses letter found inside a Lilly Library acquisition: Previously unknown Orson Welles letter describes planned projects: ‘Attila the Hun’ film, Laurence Olivier play, ‘Moby Dick’

 


December 2016

12/20/2016: New in COINWeek, Harvey Stacks, founder of Stack's Bowers Galleries, recounts his personal experience in the library of J.K. Lilly > Building a World Class Numismatic Gold Coin Collection: The Josiah K. Lilly Collection, Pt. 8

12/16/2016: WTIU's Weekly Special shares the beauty of Wylie by Candlelight, including caroling and an interview with Director Carey Beam > Five minutes at the Wylie House

 

November 2016

11/27/2016: Upcoming event at IU Libraries Wylie House featured in The Herald Times> IU's Wylie House glows in warmth of candlelight

11/17/2016: A relocation of fine arts materials is discussed on the front page of the IDS>  Fine Arts Library relocation process to continue into summer  

11/17/26: Maureen Hayden reports on how papers in University Archives reveal details of Sen. Birch Bayh's attempt to reform, and later topple, the Electoral College > Birch Bayh tried for years to make every vote equal

11/16/2016: Indiana Daily Student is at the Fine Arts Library>  Final speaker covers typographical art career, book publishing

11/11/2/2016: WNDU16 in South Bend is talking about a University Archives' find and the powerful story of Carrie Parker Taylor (video)> IU's first African American female student has Michiana connection 

 

October 2016

10/31/2016: Summer intern makes major find in IU Libraries' Moving Image Archive> New York Times: A Lost Snippet of Film History

10/28/2016 - IU Libraries Trick or Treat event featured in the IDS > Campus-wide Scream Fest

10/27/2016 - The Indiana Daily Student covers Artists' Books> Bea Nettles presents retrospective of work at Fine Arts Library

10/1/2016 - The Lilly Library's impressive mechanical puzzle collection is featured in this months GAMES magazine > Andrew Rhoda, The World's Only Curator of Puzzles

10/1/2016 - The Shakespeare forgeries at Lilly Library are featured in an excellent podcast by the College of Arts + Sciences as part of the Beauty Themester > A Thing of Beauty: Falsified Beauty 

 

 

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