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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.

Photo of Dr. Felix Chu in front of a bookshelf.

New Items!

Newly acquired items for the months of January through March, 2014 have now been listed!

Photo collage of books, CDs, and earphones with the text New Jan - Mar, 2014.

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.

Photo of Civil War Reenactors and the text War of the Rebellion Material Compiled

Bishop Hill Tour

University Libraries will host a tour of Bishop Hill, Illinois on Saturday, May 17, 2014.

Photo of a Bishop Hill church.

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.

Photo of tax forms with a calculator and pencil.

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.

Where You a 2013 WIU Author? Let Us Know!

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!

Blind Date with a book

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.

Screenshot from new video showing Dr. Michael Lorenzen.

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.

Illistration of books with a sale sign.

Created Equal

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.

Photo of a woman and a small girl sitting on the steps of a court house holding a newspaper that reads High Court Bans Segregation In Public Schools.

New Items!

Newly acquired items for the months of October through December, 2013 have now been listed!

Photo collage of books, CDs, and earphones with the text New Oct - Dec, 2013.

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.

Photo of exhibit display.