Through a generous loan by the non-profit organization New Blankets, Morris Library now has a Makerbot Replicator 2 3D Printer. This printer allows the user to create physical objects from digital models. All members of the university community and the public are encouraged to make use of this exciting technology.
An article about using iPads in library reference service written by Morris Library’s Humanities Librarian, Stephanie Graves, and its former Fine Arts Librarian, Megan Lotts, was the sixth most-read piece in College & Research Libraries News in 2012.
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.
Morris Library has received a grant to participate in the project, America’s Music: A Film History of Our Popular Music from Blues to Bluegrass to Broadway from the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH).
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.
The inaugural event of this year’s Imagining Geographies program, “Southern Illinios: Land, Lives, and Art" will be held in the John C. Guyon auditorium and the Rotunda from 5:30 to 9:00pm on Tuesday, March 5, 2013.
Morris Library faculty members Melissa Hubbard and Amber Loos published research on academic librarian participation in university student recruitment and retention efforts in a recently released special issue of Reference Services Review
Join RT 463 Sound Art and Practice II students, for a roundtable discussion about their experiences learning about the importance of sound conservation while working with Morris Library’s Special Collection Research Center.
Petticoats and Slide Rulers: The Life of Mary Carus, a traveling exhibit and programs on Mary Hegeler Carus during Women’s History Month in March 2013 created and curated by the Special Collections Research Center received an Illinois Humanities Council grant.
In honor of National Student Employment Week Morris Library held a reception in honor of its student workers on April 8, 2013. Without student workers, the library would not be able to provide the services and resources to SIU that it does.
Melissa Hubbard, the Special Collections Research Center’s Rare Books Librarian, recently published on Hal W. Trovillion's efforts to document the events that turned Williamson County into “Bloody Williamson”.
On Wednesday, November 6, 2013, SIUC graduate students will present on their water science and policy research experience as Watershed Science and Policy IGERT fellows in the John C. Guyon Auditorium on the 1st floor of Morris Library.
Morris Library is sponsoring a writing contest in honor of U.S. Constitution Day. Cash prizes will be awarded for the best essays. The topic of the contest is "Guns, the Second Amendment, and SIUC: What Would Make Me Feel Safe?".