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Associate Dean Tulis wins James Bennett Childs Award

The 2014 James Bennett Childs Award was awarded to Susan E. Tulis. This award honors a person who has made a lifetime and significant contribution to the field of government documents and their use in libraries.

SCRC Director Hackbart-Dean Elected to SAA Council

Pam Hackbart-Dean, Director of Morris Library's Special Collections Research Center, was elected to serve a 3-year term on the Society of American Archivists (SAA) Council.

Civil War 150 Exhibit April 28 - May 16

Civil War 150 is coming to Morris Library’s Hall of Presidents April 28 to May 16, 2014.

Ted Morrissey Reading & Book Signing April 16

Novelist Ted Morrissey will read from his new novel, An Untimely Frost, on Wednesday, April 16, at noon in Morris Library's 1st floor Rotunda.

SIU Jazz Combo & SIU Percussion Ensemble Perform April 4

At noon on April 4, the SIU Jazz Combo and the SIU Percussion Ensemble will perform in the 1st floor Rotunda as part of the First Friday Music at Morris series.

P. Michael Jones 2014 Delta Award Winner

The Friends of Morris Library will present the 2104 Delta Award to P. Michael Jones, BS ’67.

Rich Jurek "Marketing the Moon" Presentation April 2

Rich Jurek, BA ’89 & MA ’91, will speak about the book he co-authored Marketing the Moon: The Selling of the Apollo Lunar Program

Images of Women in the Open Court Collection Exhibit & Lecture

Southern Illinois University Carbondale’s Morris Library is celebrating and honoring women this month with a special exhibit, lecture and reception. “Images of Women in the Open Court Collection” is now on display at the library’s Hall of Presidents.

Historic Daily Egyptian Newspapers Now Online

The University Archives and Records Management have partnered in an ongoing project to digitize historic issues of the Daily Egyptian newspaper for online access.  The collection is available

Edible Books Festival April 1

Morris Library’s Edible Book Festival 2014 is on, and this year it’s taking place April 1 in the first floor rotunda, from 3:00-6:00pm. So get your culinary interpretations of grea

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