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Two Receive Records Management Scholarships

Shannon Simmons, a junior in Cinema and Photography, and Evelyn Epplin, a junior in Communication Disorders, are the recipients of the 2013 Bill Potter Memorial Scholarships.

Kenneth G. Peterson: 1927 - 2013

Kenneth G. Peterson, who served as dean of Library Affairs from 1976 until 1991, died earlier this year at his home in North Carolina.

"Black Thought and Culture" & "Women and Social Movements" Databases Added

Morris Library recently added two sizable databases of specialized content to our collections. Black Thought and Culture and Women and Social Movements make accessible hundreds of thousands of archival documents.

Vicksburg Exhibit Juxtaposes Past and Present

“Vicksburg 150,” now on display in the Hall of Presidents and Chancellors, commemorates the 1863 siege and capture of Vicksburg, Mississippi, by Union forces.

"Headliners" Exhibit Highlights Music Legends at SIU

Back in the day, the SIU Arena played host to some of the biggest names in music.

Round Table on Sound Preservation April 30

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.

Delyte Morris & Kent Keller Portrait Frames Restored

The frames for the Delyte Morris and Kent Keller portraits have been restored and the paintings returned to their rightful place in Morris Library.

Student Workers Honored

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.

Sample Furniture Available for Inspection

Visitors to the library are encouraged to try out samples of some of the furniture under consideration for the 6th and 7th floors

Edible Books Festival Competition Winners

Katie Hogan's Booklava Library was selected as the Grand Prize winner at Morris Library's 3rd annual Edible Books Festival on April 1st.

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